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Taking Chances

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Her first year away is turning out to be nearly perfect, but one weekend of heated passion will change everything

Eighteen-year-old Harper has grown up under the thumb of her career marine father. Ready to live life her own way and to experience things she’s only ever heard of from the jarheads in her father’s unit, she’s on her way to college at San Diego State University.

Thanks to her new roommate, Harper is introduced to a world of parties,...

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Overview

Her first year away is turning out to be nearly perfect, but one weekend of heated passion will change everything

Eighteen-year-old Harper has grown up under the thumb of her career marine father. Ready to live life her own way and to experience things she’s only ever heard of from the jarheads in her father’s unit, she’s on her way to college at San Diego State University.

Thanks to her new roommate, Harper is introduced to a world of parties, gorgeous guys, family, and emotions. She finds herself being torn in two as she quickly falls in love with both her new boyfriend, Brandon, and her roommate’s brother, Chase. Despite their dangerous looks and histories,
both men adore Harper and would do anything for her, including taking a step back if it would mean she’d be happy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781482996388
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/4/2014
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 5.80 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Molly McAdams
grew up in California but now lives in the oh-so-amazing state of Texas with her husband and furry four-legged daughter. When she’s not diving into the world of her characters, she can be found hiding out in her bedroom surrounded by her laptop and cell, and fighting over the TV remote. She has a weakness for crude-humored movies, fried pickles and loves curling up in a fluffy comforter during a thunderstorm—or under one in a bathtub if there are tornadoes.

Anadelle Waters is a seasoned narrator for erotica, romance, and books on human sexuality. Her distinctive intimate, keen, engaging narrative style makes her a much-favored voice in the genre.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2012

    Two thumbs up

    This book had me angry, laughing, crying. Talk about emotional rollercoaster. This is a great book. I couldnt stop reading it!

    72 out of 78 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2012

    The unexpectable

    This book broke my heart! From the moment i read the sample it was like I CANT WAIT TO BUY IT!!!! And when i finally did i got to the heart breaking parts fast. Normally i can sense the way a book is gonna happen but honestly this book was unperdictable and spectacular i did nothing but cry, laugh, and get angry. I felt the passion that was put into it and i felt a part of me in Harper with our strong will, likeable personality, and her connection to people that make them wanna protect her!! This book was an unexpected miracle that im forever going to read over and over!!!!

    58 out of 66 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 16, 2012

    This book was poorly written. The author mixed tenses and jumble

    This book was poorly written. The author mixed tenses and jumbled scene details. It also shows the overly- privileged, entitled perspective of the characters (and author) in spite of character details that should create more thoughtful and less superficially-driven individuals. Ugg boots, coach bags, shopping trips, and spa days are the epitome of bonding for this author, while men carrying women around as if they were dolls is the epitome of caring. Even though the protagonist claims to feel independent and strong, this is never in evidence- she is constantly pampered and receives love and attention from others for no rewarding character traits other than her good looks. The plot is solved through simple means to allow this undeserving heroine to get her way. This is not one of those fantasy-scenario romances- it is a romance written by and for people who feel entitled to receive love and money without contributing to society. Any young Republican who believes they are rebellious for their tats and piercings would love this.

    52 out of 122 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 6, 2012

    more from this reviewer

    GOES ON THE FAVORITES SHELF!!

    HOLY CRAP!! I am in a state of awe as this book took my heart for a roller coaster ride!! At times, I laughed so hard i almost peed myself, and sometimes I cried until i sobbed. I could not put it down and actually fell asleep reading, just to wake up a few hours later and continue on for a while before work! I can honestly say it is a love triangle like no other!! The chemistry between Harper, Chase and Brandon felt palpable just from reading about it!! You can't help but fall in love with these exceptionally developed characters! One must really be prepared for the shocking twist because it isn't light and totally blindsides you!!

    47 out of 52 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2012

    Could have been better

    The story was predictable and about 300 pages too long. I thought no female character in a book could irritate me more than the girl in 50 Shades of Gray until I read this book.

    29 out of 69 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2012

    LOVED IT!!!!!!

    I absolutely loved this book. I have never written a review before but i was so mad about what happened to Chase i loved him more than Brandon and he is who Harper should have been with i cryed more at this book than ever before i was still crying after it ended. Im just really mad about Chase it shouldnt have happened to him he was harper's true love i think everything else was awesome i just cant get over the Chase thing how could you do that to him. Why him????????????

    24 out of 35 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2012

    horrible

    This is a 1000+ page book that could have easily been condensed into about a tenth of that. It is the worst book I have read in a long time. It's written as if an unpopular, shy girl was writing her fantasy about being popular and wanted by everyone. It is extremely far fetched and unrealistic. I hope that college-bound girls don't read this and think this is what college will be like. I can't just put a book down, without finishing it, and I really wish I could have with this one. It may be long but it's a very fast read and it will have you rolling your eyes and saying, "Give me a break."

    23 out of 39 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2012

    So-so

    In the beginning I thought that this book was very similar to Beautiful Disaster and was looking forward to reading it. Towards the middle I was shocked with the way the story line was turning out and at the end I was skipping pages just to get through it. It started to become tedious and the characters annoyed me. The book was okay but I propably wont re-read it again.

    23 out of 39 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2012

    Bekylove

    I hated it. It was totally depressing. But it was a good book. I liked the end. But in general the book made me sad. I cried a lot. I really didnt expect what happened to happen. I thought it was going to be just another book like the thousand books i already read just like this one but no it really was a total surprise. :)

    18 out of 28 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2012

    Not for me!

    Boring after page 550

    16 out of 47 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2012

    Amazing :)

    Seriously best book i have read in a while! I did not want to put it down. I highly reccomend it !!! :)

    11 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2012

    Horrible

    This book was really awful. I was relieved to find out that it was a self published book because I couldn't imagine an actual publishing house putting this book out. It read as if it came straight from a 16 year old girl's journal & the plot was so completely unbelievable it is along the lines of a soap opera. I love reading books that take me away from my life & are exciting or romantic and provide a nice escape from reality. However, this was beyond that. The plot and dialogue were so ridiculous I found myself wondering if the book was some kind of joke. Unfortunately it wasn't. I am glad I only spent $1.99 on it!

    9 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2012

    Easy read, a lot of emotion...

    Heart breaking but in a good way! Defitely wish there could have been a happier ending for ALL the characters. Not many books make cry, but this one did and not just tears,but ugly cry. Have your tissue ready, because you won't be expecting it. Not many books interest me enough to read more than once but i have read this one three times, and i think about it when i'm not reading. Good book, will read it AGAIN.

    8 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2012

    Not even worth the $1.99

    Terrible writing. Completely childish unrealistic point of view. Was a painful read and I read a lot of YA books. When you feel ripped off from a book that onlt cost $1.99 you know it's bad.

    8 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2012

    Don't waste Mommy's money

    Cover art was the only redeeming thing about it.

    8 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2012

    Only grownup is Brandon

    While all human relationships are messy and complicated, they do NOT require the kind of unnecessary pain Chase and Harper add to their own lives and to Brandon's. I quit watching soap operas when I was in college (30 years ago) and I don't have any wish to read them.

    8 out of 23 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2012

    immature

    Childish and silly.

    7 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2012

    Refund

    Terrible book. I'm thinking the author read Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire. Glad I only wasted a few dollars on it. And I gave it 1 star because it wouldn't me post review if I didn't.

    7 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 8, 2012

    This book was great. It has over a thousand pages and I read it

    This book was great. It has over a thousand pages and I read it in one day! It is only $1.99. This book should cost way more than that. It is an emotional read and I loved every minute of it!

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 11, 2012

    Great Read!

    This book was such an emotional roller coaster ride! At points, it was drawn out more than necessary, but the story line was amazing and the characters well developed. It was great watching the evolution of this love triangle. No spoilers here - but get the tissues ready if you tend to become emotionally involved in the stories you are reading.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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