Book Series: Taking Chances

Welcome to Your Life

Pregnant and alone. That’s not how I expected to end up after high school.

Jake wants me back. But I don’t want that toxic relationship. We aren’t good together and this baby isn’t the reason we should work things out.

Between work and school, I barely have time to figure out what I want to do. That is until I’m paired up with a hot guy in class for a project. He’s slowly working his way into my heart. But, I’m pregnant and trying to adjust to my new life. How can he actually be interested in me?

With Jake home from college, he’s doubling his efforts. Especially now that he sees me with Reaf.

I have decisions to make...and it’s not just about me anymore.

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Cruel and Beautiful World

Cami is a mess. Perfect student by day, party girl by night. Rebelling against her controlling father is only half of it. Cami can control her actions at parties, no one else can. It’s a freedom she won’t let go of. And something she doesn’t need saving from.

Travis an all around great guy. He’s a tutor, good student, and has his act together. After crushing on Cami last semester and watching her spiral out of control, he only wants to help her. He wants to show her she deserves more than a night of fun. She deserves respect, freedom, and love.

Can Cami let her guard down long enough to let Travis in? Or will old habits ruin their chance at love?

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Ways to Go

When Jake walked into the tattoo shop Life in Ink, he had no idea his life was about to change. This time for the better. After his girlfriend left him and decided to raise their daughter with another man, Jake walked away to put the pieces of his life back together.

Charleigh knows she has what it takes to be the best artist in her uncle’s tattoo shop. If he’d only give her a chance. When Jake walked into the shop, she’s not sure why he gets under her skin. But he does, and she doesn’t like it.

Jake has to overcome his fear of living in his parents’ shadow and finally stand up to them, with Charleigh by his side. But Jake isn’t sure he’ll be able to push aside his jealousy and raise his daughter. Will his pride get in the way? Or will he finally become the man he wants to be?

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Remember That Night

Darcy Quinn doesn’t do sloppy seconds—even if they are her own. She has reinvented herself just in time for college and is determined to show the world she is stronger than ever so no one can hurt her again…especially Derrick Rhodes.

For as long as he can remember, Derrick’s only wanted two things: to play college ball and to be Darcy’s man. This all came to a crashing halt a year ago. He lost his future and his girl. Now he'll stop at nothing to make the team and win Darcy back for good.

Can the two of them find a way to overcome the past and become the people they have always wanted to be? Will Darcy take a chance on loving again?

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My Only Wish is You

It was only supposed to be a summer fling.

Marshall left the only girl he ever truly cared about. Not because he wanted to but because he had to. Now, it’s Christmas break and he wants to prove that they’re made for each other.

Bianca locked herself away when Marshall left, not even telling him goodbye. Now that Marshall is back, she’s struggling to keep the walls she built intact.

Can Marshall convince Bianca to give them another chance? Will Bianca allow her fears to keep her from finding happiness?

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Shoot Down the Stars

One glance, and it came rushing back.

After a devastating break up, Amelia moves in with her aunt and uncle. Focusing on getting back on her feet, and forgetting the guy who broke her heart, the last thing on her mind is finding love… until she runs into a childhood friend.

Randall’s given up on finding “the one”.
Given up on living a life that doesn’t include being stuck in Asheville and dealing with an alcoholic father. It’s nothing he wants, but it’s all he’s got until the girl he used to play hide and seek with as a child serves a wake-up call and shows him everything he thought he could live without.

Can two lost souls find love or will demons from their past hold them back?

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Love Will Save Your Soul

She never saw him coming.

After walking away from an abusive relationship, Sophia was determined to create a new, better, life for herself. Swearing off guys seemed like an easy task, until she started working at Life in Ink…

Adrian is done with relationships. When his fiance left him for the “picture perfect” life, he decided then and there, he wasn’t going to give his heart to another woman. That is, until the tattoo shop he works at hires a receptionist.

Sophia and Adrian can’t deny the chemistry between them. But when a threat from Sophia’s past comes knocking on her door, everything begins falling apart.

Can two people push through their insecurities and let love save them from themselves?

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Take a Chance

Celebrate the holidays with the Taking Chances crew.

A proposal gone wrong.

New additions to the family… Will it be a puppy? Baby? Both?

And who gives a house as a gift?!?

Hang out with your favorite characters this holiday season to see if they get the gifts they never knew they wanted.

This is a peek into the lives of these characters. To enjoy the full experience, the Taking Chances standalone series should be read first.

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