Desperate Chances by A. Meredith Walters
Bad Rep #4
And love can turn into an enemy…
Mitch Abrams, the bassist for the popular rock band Generation Rejects, has been in love with Gracie Cook for years. But Gracie, a complicated girl with a lot of baggage, was too blind to see how she felt about the man who had always stood by her.
Until one night of passion brought them closer than they had ever been before.
Feeling off balance and out of control, Gracie does the only thing a girl with self-destructive tendencies can do: end things with Mitch before they can really begin.
So Mitch moves on. With his band, his friends, and a new girlfriend.
Yet he can’t seem to forget about the girl who threw his heart away.
Gracie, who is still struggling to build a life after crashing to the bottom, finds it hard to forget about her one night with Mitch. And even as she tries to convince herself it was only sex, her heart knows differently.
But life is full of chances and desperate moments. And when Mitch and Gracie are thrown back into each other’s lives, will they seize at the opportunity to do things right?
Or will the rock star and the less than ordinary girl crash and burn?
Desperate Chances is book #4 and the final instalment in the Bad Rep Series, I was lucky enough to be gifted an ARC of this book to read for Gemma Reads Too Much.
I have loved this series from book #1 and it was bittersweet to finally read Mitch and Gracie’s story.
This couple are honestly idiots they have skirted around each other for 3 books, we all knew it was inevitable that they would end up together lol!
I love this authors writing style, nothing is ever easy… but in the best possible way.
This book is duel POV and somehow manages to really express both characters and make me still really like both of them.
Mitch is so lovely, even when he is being an asshole I still found him just adorable and incredibly endearing. I really enjoyed the twists and turns that lead to happily ever after for this couple.
What the hell was up with Sophie, what a bitch!!! I know she was only a stumbling block for Gracie and Mitch but I honestly just wanted to slap her!!
I really enjoyed the cat and mouse game that this couple played, normally its couples chasing each other. But for this couple its more just getting over their own issues and finally confronting what everyone else can see.
It was so nice to really see all of the other couples as well, I think Viv and Cole will always be my favourites they are just so wild and funny.
This book was the perfect ending to this series and I’m happy to report that they all truly lived happily ever after.
Desperate Chances gets 4 stars from me.
“We keep bumping into each other, it seems,” she laughed. The wind was strong and her blonde hair blew into her eyes. She made a face and pulled the strands out of her mouth.
“The fun of living in a small town,” I said. I noticed that she was dressed in tailored black slacks and a cream silk blouse that molded to her breasts. The neck dipped into a modest V. It didn’t reveal anything really. Just the slight hint of cleavage. It certainly wasn’t anything most men would have fixated on. But it was Gracie. And I was Mitch. So I couldn’t help myself from staring at the smooth skin of her chest.
She lifted her hair and draped it over her shoulder, revealing the long, graceful curve of her neck.
She tasted like strawberries and sweat. My tongue glided up the column of her throat and I wanted to devour her.
All of her.
She moaned deep and low in the back of her throat. I lifted her leg and hitched it over my hip. She was just the right angle to go deep. I slid inside of her again. Even though I had just come, I was already hard for her again. She was wet, so fucking wet. There was no resistance as I thrust into her.
“Mitch,” she whispered, her voice raw, her eyes needy. I covered her mouth with mine as I buried myself to the hilt inside of her perfect, wet warmth.
She repeated my name over and over as I began to move my hips. She rose up to meet each push. It was a litany. A prayer. We came together.
“Hello. Earth to Mitch,” Gracie called out, wiggling her fingers in front of my face.
Damn. I had a hard on. This was the problem with looking at her. Blue balls and mortification.
“Sorry, my mind’s somewhere else.” I blinked a few times and tried to think of dead kittens and naked grandmas. Anything to get rid of the straining bulge in my pants.
The New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Contemporary and Paranormal romance including The Find You in the Dark and Bad Rep series as well as the upcoming stand alone romance, Reclaiming the Sand, and a dark new adult series for Gallery Books.
A. Meredith spent ten years as a counselor for at risk teens and children. First working at a Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault program and then later a program for children with severe emotional and mental health issues. Her former clients and their stories continue to influence every aspect of her writing.
When not writing (or being tortured with all manner of beauty products at the hand of her very imaginative and extremely girly daughter), she is eating chocolate, watching reality television that could rot your brain and reading a smutty novel or two.
A. Meredith is represented by Michelle Johnson with the Inklings Literary Agency.