Resplendent (A Second Chance)

Resplendent (A Second Chance)

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by MJ Abraham
     
 

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Savannah Martinez and Andres Rivera have been friends since high school.
She knew him better than anyone else, and he was the only one she ever confided in.
Their friendship was the one brilliant thing they each cherished that wasn’t tarnished by outside forces that wanted them apart.

But fate wasn’t on their side. When she gave him the…  See more details below

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Savannah Martinez and Andres Rivera have been friends since high school.
She knew him better than anyone else, and he was the only one she ever confided in.
Their friendship was the one brilliant thing they each cherished that wasn’t tarnished by outside forces that wanted them apart.

But fate wasn’t on their side. When she gave him the chance to turn their relationship into something more, he let her go.
Heartbroken and alone, she kept her distance in more ways
than one. Now, years later, Savannah is back in town for good and Andres realizes just how empty his life has been without her.

When a secret comes to light, forcing a deeper wedge between them, Andres finds himself fighting for the only woman he has ever loved. Determined to fix the past and make things right, he will go to any length to prove to Savannah that they were meant to be together.

Will fate give them a second chance? Or will those secrets and betrayals ruin the one last chance Andres has of being with the woman of his dreams?

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148613237
Publisher:
MJ Abraham
Publication date:
07/28/2013
Series:
A Second Chance , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
395
Sales rank:
281,785
File size:
921 KB

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Meet the Author

MJ Abraham lives in bipolor weather Florida with a husband that makes her laugh and a superhero son that calls her his Princess. She has a degree in Business Administration from Nova University but finds the people in her head to be much more interesting. She is a lover of clever words, reading way past her bedtime, and zombies. She may or may not be as random as her bio.

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Resplendent (A Second Chance) 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
LOVED THIS BOOK! Dre is sooo swoonworthy! This love story is so easy to get swept up in, and the steamy scenes do not disappoint. BUY IT and support amazing indie author MJ Abraham. 
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved Dre and Savannah's story. I have dealt with wicked hateful women who pretended to be my friend to my face, just like carmen!!!!! I am glad she was found out!!!! I can not believed Dre let Carmen stay at his house, he should have told her to stay away until the paternity test!!!! Just like a man to be so gullible!!!! Anyhow this book was so good i stayed up all night reading!!!! I have pretty much given up on New Adult Romance but so glad I came across this book. Highly Recommend!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the characters from the very beginning. I had to finish it in one day.. i knew right from the start i would hate Carmin...I love Dre and peach... awesome book. I laughed and cried and even called my sister because i was hating the book at some parts.... worth the read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. The characters were very realistic. This book had many different emotions envolved in it. I would recommend.
Book-Addictions More than 1 year ago
If we're constantly waiting for something to change, or perhaps someone, the changes we seek are what are actually left waiting. If I wanted changes in my life, they'd have to start with me. ~Savannah MJ Abraham has named this novel perfectly, as this story of Andre and Savannah is truly resplendent. Beautiful in every way; with laughter, heartbreak, entwined relationships, loss, reunion, deception, betrayal, suspense and undying love, Resplendent has it all. Savannah is one of those characters you can't help but love. She's smart, caring (to a fault) and despite her difficult past, she is strong and full of hope. Andre is the typical alpha male, likes to party and can't get enough of the girls, but for some reason has always been protective of Peach (as he calls her). They have always had something for each other, even when they were younger, but they were fighting a force greater than themselves; fate. Time and distance, loss and misunderstandings give rise to a void between them, one that now has a possibility of being filled. You know that right, Peach? That I've never loved someone the way I love you. That every night before I go to sleep, your beautiful face comes across my mind, I just want you, I need you and everything always ends up back to you somehow. You're in my thoughts, in my past, I want you to be in my future. ~Andre Savannah and Andre are put to every type of test life can throw at a relationship, can they come out of it unscathed? Together? Still wanting each other? In ten years of friendship how much can the heart withstand? These were all the questions I had as I read, and MJ didn't make it easy for me to try predict where Dre and Peach were headed next. The twists and roadblocks held my attention right through out. And she did give me someone to hate, I really wanted to smack that person into next Sunday, even thinking of how twisted and manipulative they were makes my blood boil all over! I really liked Happenstance (first book in A Second Chance Series, and also Andres's younger sister Victoria's story) but Resplendent easily became my favourite as I read further and fell for the characters. Each character was so well developed with depth and struggles; their pain and love and emotion tore into me as I read. I loved that first we get both Peach's and Dre's POV throughout the book and also that we get to see their younger years as well. MJ gives us Seeing how they interacted and children and teen and now, endeared them to me more. It helped understand them more and I was invested 100%. My song dedication to Dre and Peach ¿ Ben Howard's ONLY LOVE Emotional and so brilliantly tied together, MJ Abraham you have totally broken the mold with Dre and Peach. 4.5 Amazing Stars Oh and PS I loved that Jared's epic shirts made a return "It's all fun and games until someone eats my bacon." I'm so getting one of those! :) "You know that drop in your belly you feel form a roller coaster?" He asked. I nodded. His lips brushed mine. "That's what I get when I kiss you, but better - and I really like coasters" ~Andre
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Andres was perfect, I loved him and Savannah together. There were a bunch of times where I wanted to scream at them to just be together. I hated Carmin, I knew I was going to from the very beginning, there always has to be that one person who has to screw everything up.