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Only One Chance

(Only One #2)

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Miller

They called me the pretty boy on and off the ice. Hockey’s most eligible bachelor.

When my teammate asked me to donate one date to his charity, I figured why not. Worst case, I’d spend the night with a fan. Best-case scenario, she would be hot. What I wasn’t expecting was for my dream girl to be the highest bidder.

For years, she brushed me off, and now, I finally
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Kindle Edition, 254 pages
Published October 20th 2020 by Natasha Madison
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Dora Koutsoukou
Oct 25, 2020 rated it it was ok
2 😔😔⭐️s

There were things that I liked in the second book of this series, but there were a lot more that I did not!!

Layla and Miller’s journey was not that enjoyable for me.

Layla’s grandmother might have made me laugh but her behaviour was too far fetched, reaching the limits of stupidity and disgrace.
Layla had a secret which was revealed towards the end of the story. Up to that point there was no hint or indication of its existence. It seemed as though the writer wanted to create a little dram
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25 Readings Or More
Oct 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4.75
Layla is an indipendent woman with a great career: her sport talk show on the radio is well known.
She doesn't trust easily so she is okay with one- night stand relationships.
But there's something in Miller Adams that had always get to her. She refuse to cave in 'cause Miller is everything she hate: a cocky womanizer.
When a charity event give her the chance t really spend time with him, she gonna find out he is nothing she thought he was.
Miller had fun in his rookie years but he is ready to g
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Jeeves Reads Romance
I personally did not enjoy this at all, but it wasn't so much a quality issue as it was a storyline that was a bit rough for me. While I liked the first book in the series, this one had a few elements that completely took me out of the story. It was like every time I started to get into it, something else would happen. From OW drama to an exceedingly cocky hero to a VERY strange (and VERY problematic) scene involving the heroine's grandmother (we'll definitely talk more about that in a minute), ...more
Nadene  (Totally Addicted to Reading)
I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.I could not wait to get my hands on this little gem. I looked forward to Layla and Miller’s story ever since I met them in Only One Kiss.

Four years, that’s how long Miller has been trying to get Layla to give him a chance, but she shot down every attempt he made. Her reasons ranged from not liking him to thinking he was self-absorbed and arrogant. Then the unthi
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Carmen Rae
I have had such a really long week and all I have wanted to do was curl up in bed and read. Instead I have had to read a chapter here and there. As such I found it hard to connect with the story. Which sux because I am a huge fan of Natasha Madison. And I adored Only One Kiss so I was really looking forward to this one.

Miller took me a little off guard. I expected him to go all out trying to win Layla and I guess in his own way he did. He just didn't realise that he was approaching it all wrong.
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ItaPixie
Oct 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars

Only One Chance was such a good read with a beautiful group of characters that you can know better in the other books of the series.

Miller is a hockey player who likes flirting. Layla is a sports radio host. They've known each other for years and even if he has been trying hard to go out on a date with her she has always declined his invitation until now. During a charity party, where there were quite a lot of champagne consumption, Layla bid the higher sum of money to win a date with Miller. A

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Book Maniac Forever

⭐️ 4 "Google Says" Stars ⭐️
I really enjoyed this second book in the Only One Series. Miller is such an amazing hero and what made this book so good for me! He's cocky, but shows that there's so much more to him than a player on and outside the ice. The way he's been dedicated for years to get Layla's attention was truly charming. He's sweet and so thoughtful in his courtship of her that he had me enamored.

I felt that Layla was a little cold at times toward Miller, without any reason. The wa
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Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
5 Stars!

Natasha Madison is back with the second standalone in the Only One series and y'all, what an epic journey. I freaking loved the first, heck really anything Natasha writes but this was one was a bit.. different but in sooooo many good ways.

Only One Chance was everything that I needed it to be in all the ways, even those not so fun times (that ending made up for it and left me needing SO MUCH MORE!!). I adored this book, these characters, and this story. This was a romance with one strong
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Anna Valsa
Nov 27, 2020 rated it it was ok
The thing with the grandmother was not funny. Like at all. Actually it was disgusting. I almost dnf. 😨😧
1-Click Addict Support Group
Oct 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The last thing Layla wants to do is talk to Miller because the last time she saw him, he had his face all over a bimbo! If it was up to her she would not be the one interviewing him because she knows the kind of man Miller is- an overrated playboy! Even though Layla has made mistake in her life she knows what men like Miller really until he surprises her.

The chemistry is undeniable but is Miller worth her heart? Will he judge her once he knows her past? Can Miller be happy with one woman? So ma
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Izzie d
Nov 24, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: sports
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Diane (Books and Tequila Blog)
Only One Chance is a fun and sweet enemies to lovers story. Layla is the host of a popular sports radio talk show. Miller is a hockey player with the Dallas Oilers. He is a ladies man and quite a bit of a flirt.

They both admit there is attraction and chemistry between them, but Layla is not at all interested in a guy who can’t seem to get enough of all the women fawning all offer him.

“Miller grabs his helmet. “So what do you say? You wanna come ride the pony?” He smirks at me. Always fucking s
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Jackie Wright
Oct 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I’m really not sure where to start and if my words can do this amazing story justice ....
I’m in love with Miller and I’m claiming him !!!!!
If you love sports romances you will want to read Only One Chance, in fact I’m going to say if you love romance this should be a must read.
Miller has been trying to get Layla on a date for what seems like forever, she is best friends with his teammates girlfriend so they mix in the same circles but Layla is determined to keep turning him down because she beli
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TheGuideToRomanceNovels
Oct 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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4.5 STARS
Sweet and Fun, full review & my teaser in my BLOG -> CLICK HERE
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Snow
Oct 26, 2020 rated it liked it
this is barely 3 stars for me....
I'm hanging on a thin thread here...

cause damn, where have all the alpha men gone?!

i mean, i'm stunned and like....



what is happening?



it feels like a huge sidetrack from anything I have ever read from this author and I actually love her books...



this series is SOOOOO NOT what I hoped for...or what I am used to getting from Mrs. Madison.
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Night reader
Gross.
Had to stop 25% in.
What a gross scene.
Now that I have it in my head, I can’t continue.
Natasha Mahadeo
Oct 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved Miller and Laylas love story. I'm so glad she didn't fall backwards for him and made him work. Working hard for love that was meant to be wasn't and easy road but our boy does us proud. Loved this book and the beautiful HEA they got. ...more
Yamina -Women Who Stare at Books
"Exceedingly good."

Natasha Madison has done it again!!! If I had to sum up my reading experience in 3 words, I would say;
HOOKED, ENGROSSED, ADORED!!

Only One Chance is much more than a sport romance!

Layla and Miller’s story was emotional and utterly absorbing. Miller embodies everything that Layla despises in a man- he’s cocky and a womaniser.
However, after winning the auction, she has to spend time with him and realised that there’s more to the guy than the Hockey player.
The chemistry betwe
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HR-ML
Oct 24, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: cr, sports-romance
This turned out an uneven story at best. Sorry, not a fan.

Miller was a pro hockey star & Layla had her own radio
sports show. He'd been flirting with her for 4 years and
got nowhere. She thought him a player.

Layla 'won' Miller at a charity auction. The heroine's Grand-
ma went on the date with the H in place of the h. G'ma came
across as silly rather than funny. The h revealed her secret
3/4 th in. The H had a OTT response. IMO, the H + h did not
fit together, except in a sexual context. I felt
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Selma
Oct 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Only One Chance is an emotional, sexy and highly entertaining enemies to lovers, sports romance and the second installment in Natasha Madison's addictive Only One series. I'm a huge sucker for her deliciously hot hockey hunks with hearts of gold and feisty, strong and independent heroines. Nat truly knows how to make you fall irrevocably in love with her charming, intriguing characters and make you feel invested in their story. I was rooting for Layla and Miller since book one and wanted them to ...more
Sejla
Oct 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
Going into Only One Chance, I never anticipated that Miller's and Layla's story would be such an emotional roller-coaster that would make me cry ugly tears. Kudos to the amazingly talented Natasha Madison for writing such a deeply touching story with two incredibly loveable characters you can't help but fall irrevocably in love with! I'm a huge fan of Natasha's books, especially her hockey ones, because they are definitely hands down one of the best in this genre. Once you get a taste of them, y ...more
Erin Lewis
Oct 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 star Review Only One Chance (Only One #2) by Natasha Madison

The second book in the latest series from Natasha Madison and wow, it was so good.
The writing was strong with characters that you cannot help but fall for and whose story you quickly become invested in. I was hooked from the first chapter and was frustrated when real life got in the way of reading.

This is Miller and Layla’s story and was an entertaining love story. Only One Chance at times had me laughing like a lunatic, in fact I l
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Lenor
Oct 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
“You played your cards well the past four years, but tonight, you let one slip…”

A thousand hockey stars!!!! What can I say that hasn’t been said before about Natasha Madison’s books? The amazing plot, the genuine characters, the connection you can totally feel between them and the writing, they all are just perfect; a sports romance with a dash of comedy and scorching hot scenes…well, there’s nothing better.

Layla, as the host of the sports talk show Lay It On You; she knows everything about the
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Suzanne
Oct 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I just have to put it out there, things have been rough these last few months and this book, it brought me so much joy and happiness and laughter that was so needed that I can never thank Natasha Madison enough for it. I had tears, I was laughing so hard at moments in this book. But with laughter there was such raw emotional heartbreak in this book. Not just for Layla but for Miller too. My heart just aches for them when things implode. It was so powerful that I felt their emotions and pain.
Wha
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Lexi Cubbins
Devoured this one!

I already knew I'm going to love Layla and Miller when we were introduced to them in the first book and damn, I'm so glad to say I was right. There's just something about these love-hate, tense relationships that always get me.

Miller is kind of your typical bad boy, a shameless flirt, except he doesn't really do it on purpose, or least he doesn't know he's doing it. His cocky ways are exactly that helped Layla resist his charms in the past four years, no matter how hard he's be
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Kate Grand {A Grand Romance}
Jan 17, 2021 rated it did not like it
Shelves: hated, dnf-2021
I did not finish this book after reading a really troubling few scenes involving the hero and the heroine's grandmother. It was supposed to be funny? I think? But it was just awful. The grandmother "Grandma Nancy" basically sexually assaults Miller repeatedly after Layla forces him to take her grandmother on a date. Then she appears naked in front of him with another man demanding a threesome at which point Miller escapes and hides. Layla's reaction to all of this is to LAUGH at him.

If the role
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gretareadsromance
Oct 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020-arc, 2020-read


Natasha Madison can do no wrong with hockey romances. Only One Chance is the story of Miller and Layla.

Miller seems like such a playboy but is starting to feel his age. For several years Layla has been elusive to him and I think it makes her a bigger target. Layla with secrets of her own sees his womanizing ways and steers way clear. When drunken mistake brings them into each others lives more than before its game on!

This book was even better than Ralph and Candace! The Grandma and her dating
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Flavs is Mrs David Gandy♥~♥’
Oct 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: alpha-male, arc
When we met Layla in Book1 she was adamant she hated Miller. But you just knew that there was a thin line between love and hate.

I loved Miller and Layla's story. No matter how many times Layla pushed Miller away he just didn't give up. I loved how he kept checking Google to see what to do next🤣
Layla wasn't a give it all up so easily kind of girl. She made Miller work for it.

Lots of fun, laughter, sweet romantic and lots of steamy moments in this one. Another awesome story added to this new serie
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AJ
Oct 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
4 stars!

This is a really fun read, the second book in the Only One series, and a sweet, funny, swoony sports romance with lots of feels.

Note that even though this is the second in the series, it can easily read as a standalone, though the couple from the first book are a part of the story.

Miller is co-captain of Dallas’s NHL team, and is known for his good looks, his flirty nature and his manwhoring. Layla is a successful and sophisticated sports commentator with her own radio show and a happy,
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Yolanda
Oct 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I couldn’t WAIT to read Miller’s book and see what kind of woman would bring this hockey playboy to his knees. And of course, it had to be Layla, the sophisticated and successful sports talk show host. These two had been dancing around each other for a while and I’m so glad they got together! I adored Miller’s confident, addictive swagger and his hilarious antics were on point.

Once again, Natasha Madison has created another amazing book in this series with its charming, well written and utterly
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