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Against the Odds

(Fighting to Survive #2)

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Robert and Leah Grether’s life was turned upside down when they receive devastating news that their deceased daughter, Jamie, was switched at birth.
While trying to come to terms with this new reality, Leah goes into pre-term labor, jeopardizing the life of their unborn daughter.
Determined to have a normal life, Robert continues to train for the championship fight with Ab
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Kindle Edition, 224 pages
Published August 1st 2015 (first published June 28th 2015)
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Samantha Woods ( LSK Sweetheart Reviews )
'This book gets a 5 heart rating'


I don't think that I can ever get enough of this Author's books. All of her books are Trilogies with cliff hangers but I'm one of those that don't mind a good cliffhanger. These books are so amazingly written and so heartfelt that it definitely leaves you in anticipation of the next book. This series deals with a couples struggles of dealing with the loss of a child but there is so much more. Against the Odds book 2 in this particular trilogy deals with taking a
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Melissa Harvey
Jul 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is amazing just like all the others. Seriously though I love Leah and Booby's story. This book picks up exactly where the previous one left off. From the moment it started I knew that I would need to keep the box of tissues close by. Leah and Bobby's bond and individual characters got stronger with every page. There are several appearances from many of our faves from Brenda's other series. I will try not to give away any spoilers but I found myself rooting for one family and my heart b ...more
Heather Cicio
Jun 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was gifted an ARC of this book by the author in exchange for an honest review. This is book two in The Fighting to Survive Trilogy! Book one leaves us with the traumatic news that Jamie wasn't Bobby and Leahs biological daughter. They are devastated but look forward to the birth of their baby and meeting Madison who unfortunately was switched at birth. Madison's "father" is willing to do whatever it takes to keep his daughter. What exactly will he do? Who will be hurt along the way? This book ...more
Ashley Stevenson
Sep 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This is my favorite trilogy and can't wait for more of Leah and Bobby story. Leah trying hard to be stay strong and not let the darkness claim her. Bobby wants his biological daughter but would they get custody. Read the mystery of this story to found out but the mysterious will continue to keep you guessing.
Barb
Aug 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Brenda Kennedy has done it again! Wrote another fantastic and emotional filled story that pulled me in right from the beginning. This 2nd book in this Trilogy brought forth all kinds of emotions. This started right from where the first book left off and again I could not put this one down until the end. If you have not read the first book, you may not want to continue reading because I may tell a few things that could spoil the book for you.

Leah and Bobby have not had it easy at all. Losing thei
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Zoe Wilson
Feb 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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The Book Fairy Reviews
Aug 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The fight of their lives is on and they are more than ready to fight it.
I hate to write reviews that tell you to much about the book because I really feel every one should experience the story for themselves. So if you haven't read A Life Worth Fighting then you have to read it first, just so that you are caught up and the story will be that much better.
Robert and Leah are faced with news that they now have to fight for their child. As I was reading this story the theme that resonated the most
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Romance
Aug 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
She does it AGAIN!!!

Brenda continues the story of Bobby and Leah right where book one left off. So much heartache and pain after the news that Jaime was not their biological daughter. I enjoy the way Brenda describes what each character is feeling, the reader can actually feel the emotion and that is what gets a reader.

The story is one that is so emotional and yet so engaging. I wanted to know more. I kept flipping pages and at one point got sassy with Drake Sinclair, he's a jerk and I had the
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Casey
Jun 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The story of Leah and Bobbi continues in the second book of the Fighting to Survive trilogy. The story keeps getting better and had me not wanting to stop reading it. There's more heartache in store for Leah and Bobbi in this book,, but I have no doubt there's going to be a happy ending in the final book. Mrs. Kennedy has written these books in such a way that you actually feel like you KNOW these people and they are part of your life! Mrs. Kennedy writes about real life happenings with real lif ...more
Fee (Ebook Addicts)
Aug 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, read-in-2015
Oh my! The Queen of cliffhangers has done it again with book of the Fighting to Survive Series. After the shock ending of book one when Leah and Robert find out that their dead daughter Jamie wasn't actually their biological daughter I was devastated for them. They had been through so much that to be told this I was sure that they wouldn't be able to take the news.

In this book we follow then through the aftermath, Leah's pre-term birth and dealing with their biological daughters family.

This was
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Heather Cicio
Jun 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Just when I thought Brenda Kennedy hit me with the cliffhanger of the century, she writes this one! I was gifted an ARC and this is my honest review! Against the Odds continues to follow the lives of Leah and Bobby Grether, dealing with the news that their first child was switched at birth. They are expecting a second child which is not without complications, along with Bobbys upcoming boxing match, their lives are full of sadness, sorrow and uncertainty. And Bobby needs to keep it together so L ...more
Catherine  Wright (Cat's Guilty Pleasure)
I was given a copy in exchange for an honest review.

This is book two in The Fighting to Survive Trilogy. They are devastated to learn that Jamie was not their biological daughter, but look forward to the birth of their baby and meeting Madison who unfortunately was switched at birth. Madison's father is will to do whatever it takes to keep her, but what exactly will he do? Will someone be hurt along the way and will they be able to thwart all threats? This is one emotional read, filled with love
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Karen
Jun 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
•○•○•○Adding more since I have finished the book. •○•○•○

Oh Brenda Brenda Brenda.........you kill me with these! Is it October yet because I need to finish this trilogy NOW!!

Wow, I loved book two. So much emotion in it you can feel from all sides. You know you are reading a book by a gifted author when you completely feel as if you are there living around these people and their ups and downs. I can not wait to find out what happens in book 3. I don't want to give anything away but man I loved thi
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Dove Bailey
Jun 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Where do I begin! Brenda has once again created a masterpiece that will have you laughing, crying and best of all feeling the amazing love that Bobby and Leah have. After finding out that they were going to be parents again life looked like it was finally turning for the better. But what do you do when you find out that the sweet little girl that you’ve been morning the loss of, isn’t your biological daughter. What does this mean for the future of Bobby and Leah’s family. Find out in Round Two: ...more
Heather Schrader
I was gifted a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review.
This book picks right up from that epic cliffhanger in book one.
This story touched me in so many ways. My heart was breaking for all the heartache Bobby and Leah were going thru.
Just like with Brenda's other books it's full of angst,drama,steamy scenes and of course an one heck of cliffhanger at the end. So looking forward to book three and seeing how everything pans out for Bobby and Leah. Will they get the closure they need whe
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Nimia Bradford
Jun 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely loved the emotional rollercoaster this book is. I couldn't put it down wanting to know how it all was going to work out for Bobby and Leah. It is refreshing to read stories that captured real emotions such as the loss of a child or the finding of one that you never had a chance to know and how the families involved react to such events. like I said before it is a loving emotional rollercoaster that leaves you hanging and wanting more.
Shaunna Armstrong
Aug 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
After learning their daughter was switched at birth Leah and Robert want to get their daughter back. Jamie will always be in their hearts even though she's gone, but they don't want to live without Madison. Bringing home Madison isn't going to be easy. The family that has been raising her will put up a fight. Will Madison's fate be another Jamie?
Judie
Sep 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
*An ARC was provided in exchange of an honest review*

This read is so amazing. Starting right where book one left off and these books have been heart wrenching. Brenda Kennedy does an amazing job with her books and this read joins the rest. Emotions pour out of this book and you can't help but feel it as you read. I can't wait to see what book 3 has in store for us!!
Cherye Elliott
Nov 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Book 2

Still a really good read. This book although it has conflicts, it leaves the reader calm. Is that the key to stress? The back of the book said book 3 will be out in 2015. 2015 is almost over. Write faster Brenda Kennedy!
Rebecca
Mar 16, 2016 rated it liked it
despite not being a fan of the author's writing style (my editor eyes were working overtime with ways to clean it up), I connected with the main characters and wanted to read until their HEA.
Erin Hennigan
Sep 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
This book flowed better than the first and I enjoyed it more. Can't wait to finish the series with the next book!
Christina
Jun 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
review to come
Kayleigh Deal
Sep 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Omg what an ending!!!!! I can't put into words how good this book is!!!
Amy Sperry
Jun 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
pre-ordered. cant get here fast enough!!
Kristin and Lacey
Aug 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful

This was amazing as usual. Brenda Kennedy keeps it coming each and every book. Once In start I can't put the book down!! Can't wait for the next one!!!!
Kayla
Aug 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Can't wait for the next book. I wish it was out already. Definitely going to have a hard time waiting lol
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