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Take a Chance on It

(Ready or Knot #3)

3.83  ·  Rating details ·  145 ratings  ·  22 reviews
Left at the altar by his long-time lover, Spencer, and in desperate need of quality health insurance, Dane Archer can’t say no when his best man and best friend, Gideon DeLuca, steps in. But Dane and Gideon have history, tangled and passionate and complicated.

After seventeen years of cat and mouse, Gideon has realized Dane isn’t the kind of man who ever wants to be caught,
ebook, 140 pages
Published October 19th 2016 by Dreamspinner Press
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This is the third book in K.A. Mitchell's Ready or Knot Series and while each book stands alone it is my opinion they are better read together. Why do I say this? Well, because I have not read the first two book in the series and I feel like I missed some little jibes or comments that were said by the characters in reference to supporting characters previously written about. I have not read those books so I can't tell you how much I missed or didn't miss. Anyways, this story was not a long story ...more
Pianka *call me PIU*
3.5 Stars

“Take a Chance on It” by K.A Mitchell is the third installment in the “Ready or Knot” series. Dane and Gideon are best friends of Theo and Jax, whose story we got in the previous books. This book can be read as a standalone but it gets a little confusing trying to get a grip on the various characters and the friendship dynamics. So my advice, read the previous books before starting this one. It will help in getting along with the flow of the story from the start.

Dane and Gideon have his
Serena Yates
Oct 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: gay, read-2016
This third story in the ‘Ready or Knot’ series is very different in tone from the first two. The focus is still on two men who face challenges they may not be ready for but have to deal with anyway, but the level of physical and emotional challenges, the stakes of their situation, are much, much higher than those of Theo and Kieran in book one, or Jax and Oz in book two. Dane faces cancer and Gideon has to deal with his violent past (due to an alcoholic, abusive father) and his love for Dane tha ...more
Oct 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Ugh LOVE this series so much. Only KA could make a hero with cancer a story with appeal and genuine heat and passion.

Joyfully Jay
Oct 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
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A Joyfully Jay review.

4.5 stars

The series follows four best friends as they journey through new relationships and love. Dane and Gideon have been side characters in the first two books and we have known all along that they have a casual sexual relationship, but that Gideon wants so much more. I have enjoyed the glimpses of their relationship in the past two books, and so I was really excited to see their story here.

Mitchell does a really great job showing both the incredible closeness these guy
Oct 28, 2016 rated it did not like it
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What a thoroughly disappointing book. I'd found Gideon and Dane interesting in KA Mitchell's previous two books, and this book seemed like it should be total catnip for my id -- compelling, fatally flawed characters with a deep and twisted personal history, who are forced to live together and deal with everything they've been avoiding.

But none of that really came through in the narrative itself. The author kept mentioning the awareness and connection Gideon and Dane apparently had, but I could n
I honestly don't know what to say other than I expected more. I liked Dane and Gideon's love/hate relationship in the first book, and I was so excited to get their full story here, but I didn't. There was no history or back story explaining why Gideon so loved Dane, and what exactly happened between them. I really wanted to understand how they got to where they were, and I didn't get it. I could feel their chemistry in the first book, even though it wasn't about them, but I didn't feel any chemi ...more
Jan 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
3,5 stars
Okay so this was fine. But the characters kind of suck. MC1 is a selfish jerk who keeps his BFF dangling on a string with periodic hook ups for a decade and only gives him the time of day because he has cancer and needs someone to take care of him and BFF is there and eager to. BFF is an angry victim who just likes to sulk and be taken advantage of instead of just speaking up and saying he wants more. I just...they really annoyed me. But I didn't hate them despite how this sounds. I just didn't ...more
Tracy~Bayou Book Junkie

3.5 Stars

*copy provided by Dreamspinner in exchange for an honest review*

After being diagnosed with cancer, Dane finally agrees to marry his longtime boyfriend, Spencer. When Spencer leaves him at the altar, one of his best friends, Gideon, steps in and offers to marry Dane, so he'll have insurance coverage and can get the chemotherapy he needs to survive. Will the sham of a marriage lead to true love or divorce court?

I'll begin by saying I didn't read the previous books in the series, and I re
Oct 20, 2016 rated it it was ok
I read the three books in this series and I have to say that I was a little disappointed. These books felt disjointed. I felt like I came in on the story late, like there was a book in the series that I didn't read and a huge chunk was missing. I actually checked to see if I missed a book, but I hadn't. The characters didn't engage me much either.

I'm still a huge fan of K.A. Mitchell, and I think Eli from the Bad in Baltimore books is positively one of the best characters ever written and Aaron
May 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A 4.5 Star review by The Blogger Girls

What a great rebound book and close out to the series. My thoughts on this series were all over the place, from five starring book one, to a 3 star on book two, and back to a five star in this one. Dane and Gideon have been on my radar from book one and a part of me wanted to hate on Dane for playing Gideon the way he did. But, there is more to Dane than what we expected. Of course, there is.

Dane is now the one left at the altar and Gideon, though he’s been
Feb 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Liked it,wish for a bit more romance and fun.
Butt loved the story.
Mar 08, 2017 rated it liked it
3.5 stars.
Les Joseph
Oct 19, 2016 rated it really liked it

Review: Take a Chance on It
Written by: K.A. Mitchell
Rating: 4.0 stars

K.A. Mitchell has been a favorite author of mine for many, many years now. Her unique way of telling a story keeps her on my auto buy list, no matter what she writes. Take a Chance on It is the third book in her Ready or Knot series, and she saved the best for last. I don't think this should be read as a standalone, as these books are about a group of friends and their differing views on marriage and relationships. As such, pr
Natosha Wilson
Oct 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Sometimes it takes a person almost dying to realize their true feelings for someone. To get over their issues and realize the thing the want the most is in front for them and has been for many years.

Dane knows he may die. Cancer is eating away at him and his only options are to either given in to cancer and lt it kill him, or to end things himself in his terms, or to fight it and hope for a good outcome. Dane thought he had it figured out when him and Spencer decided to finally get married but
Dec 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Back to what I know, this story is perfect KA Mitchell. To put it simply, I was impressed. I loved their story when they worked and I loved their story when they were jerks.

I knew from the beginning of book 1 that Gideon and Dane's book would likely be my favorite because of the friends-to-lovers theme. I couldn't have anticipated Dane's illness at the time, or what it would mean for the tone of the story. There are a couple teeny-tiny hints in book two that I ignored because they seemed like t
Jan 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
his is a well written book with a good, slow burn, friends-to-lovers plot that is well developed. I did not read the first two books in this series, but I understood everything that was going on well enough to enjoy it. I think that reading the other books will add a different layer of context that I probably missed, so you might want to think about that before you are going to read this book.

This book mostly focuses on Dane, and so I feel like you don’t really get to know Gideon all that well.
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K.A. Mitchell discovered the magic of writing at an early age when she learned that a carefully crayoned note of apology sent to the kitchen in a toy truck would earn her a reprieve from banishment to her room. Her career as a spin-control artist was cut short when her family moved to a two-story house, and her trucks would not roll safely down the stairs. Around the same time, she decided that Ch ...more

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