Years ago, Layla Parker's romantic dreams came true. She married her high school sweetheart and settled into a house on his family's ranch to live happily ever after. But sometimes dreams turn into nightmares and when Layla's husband became abusive, she felt there was no way out. It isn't until her father's death over a decade later that Layla gains the courage to leave her marriage. She hopes to find peace living alone, but her dreams of happily ever after died a long time ago.
Cole Lawson has spent years secretly pining for his former best friend. Layla Parker captured his heart sophomore year of high school, but when she married her boyfriend two years later, she and Cole grew apart and have rarely seen each other since. Cole's been a lady killer since the day he realized that his dimpled smile made all the cowgirls swoon, but when he discovers Layla is newly single he's ready to put an end to his womanizing ways and make a serious play for the one who got away.
But soon a dark secret from Layla's past threatens to destroy their shot at forever. Now Cole will have to decide--listen to his heart or to the people warning him that Layla might not be as innocent as she seems.
Praise for CHAPS AND CHANCE
“…[Chaps and Chance] will leaving you gasping, laughing, and crying at times. It's a great story of a woman finding her inner strength and trying to live life on her terms.” –B. Hansen Reviews
“The passion which reignites between Cole and Layla will leave you breathless.” –Tami T. For the Book Enthusiast
“Suspenseful, sexy and sweet. Three 'S' words that means that Chaps and Chance is another stellar installment in this seriously swoony cowboy series.” –Give Me Books Reviews