Seven Years of Bad Luck

Seven Years of Bad Luck

by J.L. Mac


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ISBN-13: 9780615823195
Publisher: J.L. Mac Books
Publication date: 02/20/2014
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

J.L. Mac is twenty-something years old and currently resides in El Paso, Texas, where she enjoys living near her parents and siblings. She was born and raised in Galveston, Texas. J.L. admittedly has had a long and sordid love affair with the written word and has loved every minute of it. She drinks too many glasses of wine on occasion,and says way too many swear words to be considered "lady-like." J.L. spends her free time reading, writing, and playing with her two young children.

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Seven Years of Bad Luck 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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Get it, read'll love it!!!!! and I can not wait for the 2nd book!! This one does not leave you hanging really (which I hate when books do) it just leaves you wanting more and wondering what will happen in their lives.
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NicF More than 1 year ago
I was lucky enough to receive an ARC of J.L. Mac’s debut novel Seven Years of Bad Luck. I could not put this novel down nor could I stop thinking about it! I was sneaking around reading it every chance I got! I was sad to finished reading this fabulous novel. Congrats J.L. Mac on creating such a captivating story your first time out :-) Seven Years of Bad Luck is Kathleen (Kat) Cooper’s story. Kathleen has been lost for so many years she’s not even sure who she is anymore. Something in her finally awakens and she desperately wants to find the woman that she once was! Will the emotional scars she has ever heal or will they hold her back from finding happiness. Kat and her best friend Cheyenne decide to start a new life together and so the journey begins. I found J.L. Mac to be a very descriptive writer, so much so that she had my heart aching while I was getting acquainted with Kathleen, I was moved to the point tears (no UGLY tears were spilled folks!!). Ms. Mac has created some absolutely fabulous characters. I found Kathleen to be very lovable, I felt connected to her right from the beginning. I wanted to see her find what she was looking for, I wanted her to find happiness… she deserves some happiness! Kat’s best friend Cheyenne also deserves to find some happiness. Cheyenne is the kind of best friend who has always got your back but won’t hesitate to call you out on your crap! Aidan, what can I say about Aidan except he is a gigantic ass, an ass that you will love to hate and boy did I hate him! Then there’s Tucker, I felt robbed that we only got a teaser of who Tucker is…ladies here is your HOT tatted up shmexy man! Finally there is Ben ~wipes drool from chin~ Ben is charming and successful, he won’t take no for an answer, he will go to great lengths to get what he wants. I just can’t bring myself to tell you anymore about Ben without dropping spoilers but what I will say is that Ben has made it to my Top Ten Book Boyfriend list! I dare you not to fall for this AMAZINGLY SEXY man!  For me, Seven Years Of Bad Luck was a brilliant read that took me on an amazing journey. I fell in love, had my heart-broken and had fun with a best friend… what more could you ask for right?!? I laughed and I cried, my heart ached to the point that I shed tears but thankfully, I was not left with a book hangover! My pulse raced at the incredibly HOT sexy scenes, and my heart skipped a few beats when Ms. Mac threw in an unexpected twist but, through it all my heart was filled with love! Looking for a sexy hot fabulous love story… Look no further, you will not want to miss out on Seven Years Of Bad Luck by J.L. Mac. Nic - Flirty and Dirty Book Blog
LisaR0 More than 1 year ago
"Seven Years of Bad Luck," is a journey that sets you on a course of disdain and uncertainty. The characters are chasing after what everyone wants: love, commitment, and fulfillment. What course is one supposed to really follow? Does fate always play into one's life? With life not always on the same path as the one we've laid for ourselves, how shattered do you let your life become before you realize it is time to start all over? Kathleen Cooper, aka Kat, certainly can tell you life has slapped her in the face a few too many times. She has been lead to believe that heartache is all that will consume her. Kat married Aidan, the love of her life. They have been married for seven years,within those seven years, she'd had the most excruciating moments to date. The man who once brought her happiness was now mentally and emotionally engulfing her in pain. See, Aidan is a man of many things: he has the appeal and desire of women, he is suave, and knows how to make women swoon. But Kat is not foolish and she sees the masks that Aidan wears, only he is her biggest downfall. She is weak to him; intimately and physically. She is in dire need of breaking free from this man, but how is this possible when you're life is consumed in a cycle you've become so accustomed to? Kat has finally had enough of Aidan's betrayals, and decides to take matters into her own hands, and walk away. Alongside her Best-Friend Cheyenne, who after being kicked down plenty times as well, Kat is ready to venture forth towards a pursuit of happiness. Cheyenne and Kat decide their lives be best rebuilt in a new city. Starting from the ground up, these women find a place to live, job hunt, and begin to see through the haze of ugly. But before Kat can continue in her repairing journey of soul searching, she must tie up loose ends with Aidan. With a brief stop at a bookstore Kat is met in an unfriendly way by the devilishly handsome Ben. He has the ego the size of Alaska, but he knows how to stop a woman in her tracks. Kat was taken back immediately by this beautiful yet brazen man. Inwardly she is reeling from that chance encounter, outwardly she is annoyed. She can't get him out of her mind but needs to so she can finally sweep Aidan out of her life, for good. Now she must make that brave last step with Aidan, divorce. After the divorce proceedings, Kat needs to get back to reality and must get herself a job. Ben is the last thing on Kats mind after a few failed interviews, and is caught off guard when she realizes it is Ben who will be interviewing her. Ben does what he knows best, he charms Kat. He offers Kat the position, and without any other choice she accepts. She is still a little thrown, but knows Ben is affecting her ways a man hasn't in close to a year. What is it about a hot man in a suit? Ben wants to pursue a relationship outside of work, and Kat agrees with some hesitations. Kat has insecurities with this; coworkers and clientele can see this as damaging. Ben is the man all women want, he is a gentleman, he is sexy, and he is very sweet. Ben knows how to please a woman, and that is exactly what he has in mind for Kat. Pleasure, lust, and a great time. He is willing to do just about anything to get that woman to be his, only he knows she has some inner demons working against them. How can he make her see that she is worthy of him and his heart? These two have a very deep connection, something that Kat wasn't hoping to have so soon, considering Aidan ruined her for all men. This "thing" that they are sharing, is growing and it's continually scaring Kat. She is willing to work with him and date him, but not willing to take a bigger step. Why can't Kat just let her walls come down and let Ben in fully? Overcoming the fear of jumping in with both feet is hard especially when you have so much self doubt. Will Kat ever be able to pull herself out of her old shell? Can she determine if Ben is her soul-mate? Ben can only push so far, but will he be too easy to give up? Does he feel there is a future between these two? Will work interfere with this romance? Being as this is J.L. Mac's debut novel, it is was brilliant. It was full of so many unexpected twists and turns. We see a woman who is so lost, wounded, looking for a new start, and possibly finding a new love, and J.L. Mac writes her like a Phoenix rising out of the ashes. Her words are piercing, gut wrenching, and tear gushers. I was blown away at everything that played out in this book, and how well thought out it was. J.L. Mac is an author to keep an eye on, she will continue to astonish us readers with her brilliance and stunning words. I recommend this book to anyone looking to walk a mile in Kat's shoes. I give this book 5 stars, it was absolutely wonderful. Thank you J.L. for writing such an awe-inspiring book!