Thursday, September 19, 2013

{ book tour: beautiful chances by alicia rae - review & giveaway }

Title: Beautiful Chances
Author: Alicia Rae
Genre: Contemporary Romance 18 & up
Publication Date: September 10, 2013
Cover Designed By: Okay Creations
Event organized by: Literati Author Services, Inc.
ARC provided publisher 

After losing her parents and sister in a tragic car accident, Lily distances herself from those still around her. As she solely focuses on her work, she refuses to form any emotional attachments in fear of struggling through another unbearable loss.
…until Kyle enters her life with his possessive and overbearing personality. Instead of running, Lily finds herself drawn to him. Helping her on a path to healing, Kyle stands by her side and lends her his strength.

A bond is formed, but it is tested when the unthinkable happens.

Can taking a chance on love conquer all?

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Thoughts on "Beautiful Chances"


I've always wondered if there was ever a good kind of "possessive" in a relationship.  Most of the time I think it's code for jealous jerk but I have new feelings on possessiveness thanks to Alicia Rae.

Lily is a girl who has experienced a devastating family tragedy and has fled to Florida to pretty much hide out.  She's not interested in forming any more attachments in life and just wants to  focus on her work.  Coincidence (or fate) brings Lily and Kyle together for the first time and irrevocably alters Lily's life again.

At the beginning of Beautiful Chances you could literally feel Lily's pain and grief over the accident.  The flashbacks were haunting and just as real to you as they were to Lily.  Seeing Lily and Kyle's relationship grow as she learned to work through her past made me smile for Lily.  At first I wondered if perhaps Kyle was too perfect and the "possessiveness" that I worried about would be another hurdle for them to overcome.  Alicia Rae brings to life a man who reminds me of the gentleman of the past; Lily is his love and Kyle wants to take care of her.  He wants to support her and loves her all in the same breath.

There is just the right amount of love, life, sadness and suspense woven though out the story.  The only thing had me in a huff was that I didn't know at first that there was a second book coming out soon as the story ends on a slight cliffhanger.  But it definatley has me looking forward to more of Lily and Kyle.

About The Author

Alicia Rae is a Contemporary Romance Author who lives in Dekalb, Illinois, with her husband and three beautiful boys. Alicia has a passion for reading all types of romance, writing to bring a story to life, and photography.
Thank you to my dear sister, Kels, who showed me a few years ago how much I truly missed reading. And to my loving husband, for not throwing away my Nook, and planting the seed of writing into my mind. I am forever grateful. Xo
Readers, words cannot thank you enough for supporting me along this incredible journey. I hope you enjoy my novels as much as I do writing them. I thank each and every one of you.
Believe in yourself and follow your dreams…


  1. Thank you for reviewing and sharing Beautiful Chances.


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