The Last Chance Cafe by Linda Lael Miller

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  • Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Pocket Star (May 1, 2003)

When a blinding Nevada snowstorm and a broken-down truck force Hallie O’Rourke and her two young daughters into the warmth of the Last Chance CafĂ©, Hallie could not know she would find a new beginning at the roadside diner. Or that the handsome stranger she meets there would change everything she believes about home and family. Chance Qualtrough is a rancher with deep roots in Primrose Creek, and he’s never met a woman as alluring — or downright stubborn — as Hallie. An undeniable passion is pulling them together, but Hallie is fleeing a danger so threatening she dares not let Chance into her heart. Will all that Hallie fears come back with full force, destroying her last chance for the life she’s always dreamed of?

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I’m not sure if I would categorize this book as romantic suspense or suspenseful romance. It was a pretty good book. There was too much sensual romance for my tastes (or maybe just too much, too soon?) but Linda Lael Miller brings to life some good and colorful characters. 3/5 stars.

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Library Reading Challenge (list post)

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I thought I had signed up for this challenge. I saw another post reference it today (thanks for the reminder Lynne!) and I saw that I wasn’t on the list. That must be the reason the button isn’t already on my blog. So, I will be joining as soon as I post this.

I’m going to read at least one library book/month so that puts me in the first level of the challenge (12 books total).
Reviews will be posted here.

Library books read:
1. The Sixteen Pleasures by Robert Hellenga
2. Philosophy Made Simple by Robert Hellenga
3. The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Sansom
4. Espresso Shot by Cleo Coyle
5. The Long Walk Home by Will North
6. Eating Heaven by Jennie Shortridge
7. Everyone is Beautiful by Katherine Center
8. Sweet Love by Sarah Strohmeyer
9. Shelter Me by Juliette Fay
10.Instant Attraction by Jill Shalvis
11. The Last Chance Cafe by Linda Lael Miller
12.Wings by Aprilynne Pike