Monday, July 22, 2019

Experience Small-Town Refuge | Review of Welcome to Last Chance

About the Book (from Revell)

She's learned you can't count on anyone—but she didn't count on landing in Last Chance.

The red warning light on her car dashboard may have driven Lainie Davis to seek help in the tiny town of Last Chance, New Mexico, but as she meets the people who make this one-horse town their home, it's her heart that is flashing bright red warning lights. These people are entirely too nice, too accommodating, and too interested in her personal life—especially since she's on the run and hoping to slip away unnoticed.

Yet in spite of herself, Lainie is increasingly drawn into the small-town dramas and to a handsome local guy with a secret of his own. Could Lainie actually make a life in this little town? Or will the past catch up to her even here in the middle of nowhere?

(through July 31, 2019)

My Rating


My Review

Last Chance is a fictional town worth visiting, populated with a caring cast of characters. While the plot isn't a big page-turner, Lainie's journey and the growth of her relationships with different people in the town are definitely engaging. There's a subtle suspense element that makes itself known now and then; the romance is a little more prominent but pretty gentle; but the faith and friendships end up taking center stage in a sweet way. :) I would have liked a little more from the ending, rather than jumping straight from the climax to the epilogue, but overall I was satisfied with the story and enjoyed experiencing the changing seasons in a small town in New Mexico—and in the life of a young woman who finds refuge there.

*With thanks to Revell for providing me with a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are my own.*


collettakay said...

I read this book back in 2015. I enjoyed your review and agree! You can read my review here:


Amber Holcomb said...


That's definitely when I should have read this book too, much closer to its release! But I'm still glad I read it all these years later; it was enjoyable. :) Thank you for checking out my review and for your kind words! I'll come check out your thoughts too!


puregusto reviews said...

I just finished this book and this was such a nice read!

Amber Holcomb said...


Glad to hear it! :)