Thursday, January 12, 2017

A Father's Second Chance by Mindy Obenhaus

Heidi here. I enjoy reading Love Inspired novels and A Father's Second Chance, by Mindy Obenhaus, is yet another keeper!

Businesswoman Celeste Thompson has one goal: to make her restaurant and hotel a success. She doesn't need any distractions, even from handsome contractor Gage Purcell and his two adorable little girls. Besides, single dad Gage is just biding his time before a big job at the mines comes through. But as Celeste's project springs to life, their arguments transform into attraction. Gage isn't looking for romance, especially not with another career-driven woman like his ex-wife. But openhearted Celeste is more than just another work-consumed client. She might just be his happily-ever-after.

I really enjoyed this novel. The main characters, Celeste Thompson and Gage Purcell, backgrounds were deep and layered, making them come to life on the page. Gage’s children, Emma and Cassidy, were adorable and a joy to read about. Their cute antics frequently pitted the main characters against each other, as Gage and Celeste both had long term plans that didn’t involve marriage or even a serious relationship. A page-turner and great plot, but the one downside to this book is that Celeste makes homemade cinnamon rolls. She bakes them frequently....And I craved them each and every time she took them, steaming and wafting of cinnamon gooiness, out of the oven ;-) But if you can get past the craving, pick up AFather’s Second Chance for an awesome read!


  1. Heidi, thanks for sharing your thoughts on A Father's Second Chance by Mindy Obenhaus. I always enjoy Love Inspired novels and this one is going on my TBR list. I had to chuckle about the cinnamon rolls as I'm guilty of wanting the food in books I'm reading, too. But who has time to stop and bake when you are in the midst of reading a page turner book.

  2. Thanks for sharing your review. This book sounds great!

  3. Thanks for the review, Heidi. Glad you enjoyed the book. It was one of my favorites. And yes, I craved cinnamon rolls for months. Guess I know what we'll be going out for next time we're together. ;)