Love at Second Chance

Love at Second Chance: A Small-Town Cowboy / Curvy Girl Romance

Love at Second Chance

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“Love at Second Chance” is the fourth and final heartwarming installment in Engrid Eaves’s “Rough and Ready Country” series, which masterfully blends the beauty of small-town settings with the raw, emotional intensity of second-chance romances. This narrative introduces us to Zane, a brooding cowboy with a heart scarred by past hurts, and Rebecca “Birdie” Jenkins, a determined and compassionate nurse, whose return to Rough & Ready Ranch stirs up a storm of unresolved feelings and a chance at redemption for two souls in need of healing.

Zane is the epitome of the rugged, silent type, a man whose life is as intertwined with the land he works as the memories of a love lost haunt it. Eaves skillfully portrays Zane’s internal struggle, a man torn between the bitterness of betrayal and the undeniable pull towards the woman who once held his heart. His character is a compelling study in contrasts, embodying the tough exterior of a cowboy while nursing vulnerabilities that make him relatable and deeply human.


Birdie, on the other hand, is a beacon of resilience and warmth. Returning to the ranch to care for Zane’s father, she’s fully aware of the cold reception that awaits her but remains undeterred, driven by a sense of duty and an unextinguished flame for Zane. Birdie’s character shines brightly against the backdrop of Rough & Ready Ranch, her strength and determination serving as a testament to her love for Zane and her commitment to mending the rift between them.

The dynamic between Zane and Birdie is the heart and soul of “Love at Second Chance.” Eaves navigates their tumultuous reunion with a keen sense of emotional depth, capturing the raw, palpable tension that simmers between them. The narrative is a dance of denial and desire as both characters grapple with their lingering feelings amidst the complexities of forgiveness and the fear of reopening old wounds.

Eaves’s portrayal of the small-town setting enriches the story with a sense of community and belonging that is characteristic of the “Rough and Ready Country” series. The ranch and the town of Rough & Ready serve as more than just a backdrop; they are integral to the story, shaping the characters and their journey toward reconciliation.

“Love at Second Chance” is more than just a romance; it’s a journey of self-discovery, forgiveness, and the courage to embrace vulnerability. Eaves weaves a tale that is as much about finding love as it is about coming home – to a place, to a community, and to a heart that has never truly let go.

Like the others in the series, it’s a short, quick read but still enjoyable nonetheless.

As the conclusion to the beloved series, this book is a testament to Eaves’s talent for creating immersive, emotionally charged stories that resonate with readers long after the last page is turned. Fans of the series and newcomers alike will root for Zane and Birdie, cheering for their triumphs and sighing with satisfaction at their hard-won happily ever after.

“Love at Second Chance” is a beautifully crafted short story of love lost and found, a fitting finale to a series that has captured the hearts of romance enthusiasts. Engrid Eaves delivers a sweet and sizzling story, a poignant reminder of the enduring power of love to heal the deepest of scars.

Love at Second Chance

This small-town cowboy doesn't believe in second chances until a curvy nurse from his past mends two broken hearts into one.

The history runs long and hot when it comes to Rebecca "Birdie" Jenkins. I remember when we couldn't keep our hands off each other. Now I can barely stand to look at her. Let alone see her every day at Rough & Ready Ranch, working as my dad's home healthcare nurse. My brothers think I'm being stubborn. That I should give her a break.

But the break she gave my heart years ago is something I'm still not over ... and not about to repeat. Problem is, she's sexier than hell, and while my heart may say no, my body's got other ideas. If you love rugged western landscapes, a sexy small-town cowboy, a curvy girl who knows how to get what she wants, and a steamy second chance romance, one-click now to pre-order Love at Second Chance.