Taking Chances

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Cedar Fort, Sep 15, 2008 - Fiction - 213 pages
17 Reviews
Meet Maggie Tierney, a lighthearted, kind, free spirit who has a lot to be happy about: at 24, she is independent, successful, a wealthy artist, and she's just inherited a home in beautiful Alpine, Utah, the place where her mother, Lisa, grew up. However, her excitement is colored by the reality that Maggie has never been to Alpine, and that this home was left to her by her estranged great-grandmother, a woman Maggie never met. As Maggie makes the move from St. George to Alpine, she is haunted by her mother's past: a childhood filled with the misery and despair of childhood sexual abuse. However, she is determined to make amends with the relatives she's never met and help heal her mom's childhood wounds. Armed with Propels, Doritos, and her favorite easel, Maggie dives into Alpine life, ready to make it her home. Despite being 24 and only having had one serious boyfriend in her life, Maggie quickly attracts the attention of Luke Petersen, a man dealing with the death of his fiance but in need of a friend, and maybe more . . .Between battling Luke's jealous admirers and quelling the gossip always present in any small town, Maggie has to muster all of her courage and black belt skills in Jujitsu to come to terms with her mother's past, overcome her own fears, and jump into a relationship with unknown but exciting prospects.
 

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Review: Taking Chances (Alpine Series #2)

User Review  - Aliza - Goodreads

I had started to get tired of the same old LDS "romance" fiction story. They all seemed like they were the same story recycled with different names, cities, and perfect looking girls who don't know ... Read full review

Review: Taking Chances (Alpine Series #2)

User Review  - Inspired Kathy - Goodreads

This series of books has been so fun to read. I have thousands of books on my to read list, hundreds sitting on my bookshelf and yet I made a trek to the library to get this series so they are ... Read full review

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I live in Utah with my six children and I'm the author of thirty-three books so far. I also write YA Paranormal Romance under my pen name, Katie Lee O'Guinn. I enjoy the outdoors, reading and being with my children. I'm a huge believer in happy endings. Scarlett really should have been happy with Rhett and it's a darn shame Leo and Kate didn't float safely into New York on the Titanic. Don't even get me started on Romeo and Juliet. To find out the latest on my books, check out my blog at www.shannonguymon.blogspot.com or www.katieleeoguinn.blogspot.com. You can purchase all of my books at www.amazon.com. I'm also a supporter of Operation Underground Railroad. Check out their website here: https: //www.ourrescue.org/

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