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Right Place, Right Time

(Second Chances #2)

4.07  ·  Rating details ·  96 ratings  ·  27 reviews
Kate Dumont is an achiever, completely focused on her future. Playing the role of brilliant pre-med student doesn’t leave her much time for anything else. But is she working towards the future she wants, or the future her elitist parents have planned out for her?

Jay Spencer grew up on the wrong side of the tracks. He’s made some mistakes, and one in particular will follow
ebook, 317 pages
Published July 22nd 2016 by Jennifer L. Allen
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When deciding to read this book, I think I only remembered the things that I liked about the first one of the series. It was sweet, but the writing wasn't that great, and besides the secrets/lies, it was a little boring. That being said, the second book is worse than the first. The story is sweet enough, told in alternating povs, the h is a nice person and the H isn't a manwhore, but that's about it. The writing just wasn't strong enough for me.

The MCs sound almost the same and their telling of
Suzi (Obsessive Reading Disorder)
This is Book 2 in the Second Chances series by Jennifer Allen. It tells the story of Kate Dumont, the very devoted best friend and roommate of Casey Evans from CHANGE OF HEART. This story is told with a prologue and then runs parallel to events from the first book.

If you are a fan of second chance romance, this one is a true find. Kate meets Jay when she is still in high school. He stops to help her broken down car. After agreeing to meet up again, the worst possible event occurs. Both their he
Jul 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I fell in love with Kate and Jay's characters in Change of Heart, book 1 in the Second Chances series. I knew form the glimpses of their stories that I wanted to know it all. Boy was I surprised at the turn Jennifer A. Allen took their journey, but I absolutely loved it. What are the chances you will meet the one person who completes you when your car breaks down on the side of the road? What are the chances that after 4 years, and a move across the country that they will walk into the restauran ...more
Natasha Carrere
Jul 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2016-finished
5 Stars ★★★★★

Just when everything is rainbows and unicorns things always go to crap. But what relationship doesn't right? It's up to the individuals to make the choice to fight for what is right. This is that story!

I immediately liked Kate from the opening chapter with her stranded on the side of road; then comes the white knight Jay! Uhhhh I so want him for myself; bad boy image, tattoos but a warm heart. Kate and Jay are destined for each other even though obstacles are thrown in their way. Ka
Jul 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: easy-read, romance
This is book #2 in the Second Chances series and in this we meet Kate (Casey's Best Friend) and Jay. I loved reading this book and was very excited to read it after reading Change Of Heart and learing all about Kate.
Kate is a very strong, caring character and we get to see just how much it takes to break her. Her whole life, Kate has done nothing but try please her parents or even at least get noticed, some attention even, but unless it is 100% in all her studies and she does exactly what they s
Jul 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
I love second chance romances as there is something special about them. I found this an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon.

Chance brought Kate and Jay together the first time they met and chance took them apart. Kate and Jay are from opposite sides of the tracks. The first chance Jay gets he finds his way back to Kate. Kate spends her life trying to impress her parents and live the life they want for her. Jay brings out her passion for life and helps her see what she wants to do with her life.
Jul 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Young love and second chances are the theme of the Second Chances series including CHANGE OF HEART and RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME by Jennifer L. Allen. While a standalone, RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME does contain a few spoilers if you haven’t read CHANGE OF HEART. However, if you’re like me, you’ll read both.

Jennifer L. Allen writes with untold emotion in her stories, making the reader feel the scenes as well as see them. It’s no mean trick and difficult to do. She employs psychology background well. D
Emily Goodman
Jul 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Jennifer L Allen has done another amazing job telling us the story of the sweet, innocent rich girl meeting the poor boy from the wrong side of the tracks in Right Place, Right Time.
Having been a huge fan of her debut novel, Change of Heart I could not wait to find out more about Kate, the roommate. Kate had intrigued me before. Her life riddled with mystery and little hints being dropped, I couldn’t wait for Allen to write her story. I had no idea just how much I would fall in love with what A
2OCC Reviews
Jul 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: gemma
Wow! Right place, Right time was an amazing read that I enjoyed reading very much. Right Place, Right Time is the second in the second chance series and is about the character Kate and Jay who readers are first introduce to in the first book of the series Change of Heart. After reading about the characters in the first book, I was fascinated with finding out more of the story about the relationship between Kate and Jay. Right place, Right time did not disappoint and after reading the story I und ...more
Jul 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
When Kate meets Jay while stranded on the highway, she never intended to meet the aloof and charismatic Jay who comes to her rescue. She never intended to have her heart shattered by that same man.

3 yrs after and on the other side of the country Kate is once again faced with the same aloof bad boy and a handful of questions. Why now? Why after everything you said? Simple. Because he can no longer stay away. Can the reluctant pre-med student and the tormented mechanic get their much wanted re-do
Amber - TBR Book Blog
Jul 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I love Kate! She reminds me of myself in that she’s lived for everyone else but herself. Kate is a certified genius who is going to medical school at Stanford to appease her mother and father.

Jay has come to California to see/be with Kate – his Sunshine. Which I love his name for her because my mom used to sing “You are my Sunshine” to me when I was a kid. Anyway, Jay moves across the US to be with Kate but still battles his lack of finances versus Kate’s “wealth” thought process.
Kate is amazi
Laura Jackson
Jul 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Having already read Change of Heart I was looking forward to hearing Kate's side of the story - not to mention Jays.

As much as I loved Casey and Decker, Kate and Jay are my favourites.

Kate has always tried to make her parents proud of her even at the cost of her own happiness. Jay made one poor decision that has changed the direction of his life forever. Jay doesn't feel he's good enough for Kate, Kate loves him regardless of his past.

Another fantastic book from Jennifer L Allen - I cannot wai
Jackie Nolan
Jun 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I'll tell you one thing for absolute certain, this author knows how to tell you a story! You are gripped from the very first page all the way through to the ending. Jennifer is quickly becoming one of my new favorite authors. Her characters are so real. I loved getting to read Kate's story. She is such a sweet, caring, non-judgemental person. She is the PERFECT person for Jay to teach him to love himself and to see himself as she does. I also really liked getting to see Kate's side of the events ...more
Jul 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
We met Kate and Jay in Change of Heart and they both intrigued me. I wondered what the deal was with them and I finally have my answer.
Ms Allen as yet again weaved a story so real you believe these things can actually happen. And again had tears streaming down my face.
Kate and Jay's story was heart wrenching, the love that poured from them but Jay was too stuck in the past to move forward.
Another awesome book. Can't wait to see what's next for Ms Allen.

Ab Fab Review
Sep 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
After reading both of the Second Chances books, one of my favorite things about them is that the heroines are people I could relate to-smart introverts focused on school who are likeable but don't have many friends. Throughout this book Jay's "mistake" is alluded to but not revealed until quite a ways into the book; it's obvious from the first or second chapter, so there was no need for it to be such a secret from the reader. ...more
United Indie Book Blog
Jul 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love reading Jennifer Allen's novels. The writing is smooth, easy to read, packed full of emotions, characters that are relatable and beautifully written. I was excited to get Kate and Jay's story and I was not disappointed. Both of them have to grow and find themselves in order to accept the past and be together. Kate reminds me of my best friend and I love her strength and passion. Jay is sweet, understanding and a great match to Kate. Another wonderful read!

Review by Raychel
Stephanie Daley
Jul 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Another amazing read by Jennifer L. Allen!

I love Jennifer's books. Kate and Jay's story is amazing. I do recommend reading Change of Heart first (you won't regret it) because in this story it coincides with what happens in the first book. You can read this as a standalone but to get the full emotional effect you really should read the first one. This book is full of emotion, love, friendships, and an all over great read.
Marissa Adkins
Jul 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is absolutely amazing! The details, the characters everything! This book is everything!
When reading anything this author has written be prepared to sit all day because you won't be able to put it down. Her words become pictures and soon you will find yourself lost in what I call a "book movie." Go read this book you will not regret it! It's full of hot and steamy scenes and lots of feels!
P.S. Jay is mine
Dec 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
This second book in the Second Chances series, follows Kate and Jay with the couple from the first book being more in the background. While Casey and Decker's story is very emotionally heart-wrenching, Kate and Jay's seems to be more about trying to protect the person you love from hardship that might come when being associated with you. It isn't until near the end that the heart really starts to break.

Trying to understand Kate's parents was very difficult for me. Being a parent myself, I just
Karen Jones
Sep 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Jun 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this book. I very much enjoyed the plot, and the story was well-paced. The characters were likeable for the most part; it was a little repetitive how Jay felt about himself, and I did find it hard to believe that after 21 years, Kate suddenly was strong enough to stand up to her parents the way she did- and follow through. I wish there had been a little more to the ending-perhaps an epilogue a little farther in the future, but I felt satisfied wit ...more
Oct 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it

I enjoyed reading Right Place, Right Time. Jay and Kate have such a deep connection. Their story includes a series of encounters and how they shape the trajectory of their lives.
Liz Varela
Dec 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I started reading and could stop! How being at the right place at right time can get you to your true love! Your forever! Must read book!
Dana Busenbark
Jan 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
In this second book of the series, we folIlow Kate, Casey's roommate from book 1. We see how Kate meets Jay, and when she meets him. Did she meet him while at Stanford, or did she know him before that? The relationship that we see between Kate and her parents is interesting to say the least. It makes me so happy that I have the parents that I have. Watching Jay and Kate learn about the 'new' person the other is interesting. What we learn about Jay and why he cut communications with Kate is sad. ...more
Amanda Showalter
Jan 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book is the second book in the Second Chances series. I am normally not really into second chance books but I enjoyed the first one so I decided to read this one as well. Kate is an over-achiever and as a result of this she is focused solely on her future and being a pre-med student. The problem is she is not sure if this is what she really wants or if it is what she has been pushed into by her family. Jay is the exact opposite. He had trouble in his youth and spends his life trying to stay ...more
Nicole Johnson
Aug 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
Right Place, Right Time is the follow up of Change Of Heart. It is set in the same time as Change Of Heart and situations do overlap so please read that FIRST then proceed to this one. This is Kate and Jay's story. We learn all about their past, his troubles and how their relationship builds from one of friendship to love. Kate and Jay's story is much different than Casey and Decker's. I was pleasantly surprised to see the overlap of the first book in this one. I remember reading parts of the fi ...more
Amanda Bianco
May 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: beta-read
I am a big fan of this author, she creates these characters and worlds that you can get lost in and want more. This is the second book in this series, but can be read as a stand alone, but I personally prefer to read books in order bc I love the follow ups on the previous main characters. I really enjoyed, Change of Heart, (book one) and this was no different. I was very excited that Kate got her own story and it was very well delivered. Written well, likable characters, great love story.
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Jennifer was born and raised on Long Island, in New York. She relocated to South Carolina in 2002, where she met the love of her life. They got married in 2008, and live their happily ever after just outside of Charleston with their fur-kid. When she’s not reading or writing, she works as a behavioral therapist for children with autism. She is also a graduate student, pursuing a graduate degree an ...more

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