Book Tour review+excerpt Desperate Chances by A.Meredith Walters

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Sex changes everything.

And love can turn into an enemy…
Mitch Abrams, the bassist for the popular rock band Generation Rejects, has been in love with Gracie Cook for years. But Gracie, a complicated girl with a lot of baggage, was too blind to see how she felt about the man who had always stood by her.
Until one night of passion brought them closer than they had ever been before.
Feeling off balance and out of control, Gracie does the only thing a girl with self-destructive tendencies can do: end things with Mitch before they can really begin.
So Mitch moves on. With his band, his friends, and a new girlfriend.
Yet he can’t seem to forget about the girl who threw his heart away.
Gracie, who is still struggling to build a life after crashing to the bottom, finds it hard to forget about her one night with Mitch. And even as she tries to convince herself it was only sex, her heart knows differently.
But life is full of chances and desperate moments. And when Mitch and Gracie are thrown back into each other’s lives, will they seize at the opportunity to do things right?

Or will the rock star and the less than ordinary girl crash and burn?


"You are my beginning.You are my middle.You are my ever after.

This was an emotional read. I loved the story so much that I simply wish there were more to read! I haven't read a book from this series before and now I'm intrigued to know how the other couples meet! Meredith Walters has her own unique way of telling her stories. Her characters are realistic and so far from what I have read, she always uses antiheroes. But each time the characters have their own unique qualities! And I like that because it's nice to read about characters that are not perfect! This makes them more real and easy to connect with!


Gracie and Mitch were best friends,but apart from this Mitch was in love with her. Gracie didn't feeling ready for something more. Spending a night together will change their lives and break them apart. Now after one year it's time to meet again, both feel hurt. But also they still ave feelings for each other but are afraid to show them.. Can these two finally manage to be together as friends again or something more?

I enjoyed reading about these two trying to find the relationship they have before as friends, even though now things are different for both still they try. Gracie tries to have a new life now that she is back from rehab but her mother is so controlling. Mitch has now a relationship with Sophie and he still feels devastated from Gracie. Now that she is back he can't stop thinking about her.


Mitch is so cute and sweet. He really loved Gracie and cared for her! I loved Gracie,she finally understood what a big mistake she made leaving Mitch behind. But she tries really hard to get back what they had! She was so nice I like her and I could relate with her! Both have missed each other, the moments they have together as friends and now is the time to spend time together again!


I realized I was staring. Mitch knew I was staring.So of course he purposefully gave his girlfriend his attention, his body angled towards me but his head bent low so that his face was close to Sophie’s. He pushed the hair back off her forehead. His eyes were on her face and he gave her soft smile that I recognized only too well.A smile that I had thought, at one time, was only for me.Get over it, Gracie! It’s been a year! What did you think would happen? That he’d pine over you forever? Get a grip!
I started to turn away when Mitch looked back towards me, his eyes locking on mine. I forgot how to breathe.My heart thudded almost painfully in my chest. My mouth went dry and my hands began to tremble. A need that I had almost forgotten about thrummed through my body. My belly tightened and my nipples hardened. The air hummed and sizzled. I was altered completely. Just by a look.
How had I never felt this electricity between us before? The answer was obvious.I had been totally blind. I hadn’t wanted to see it. Because if I had acknowledged it, everything would have changed. And at that time I couldn’t handle that. The truth was I had been absolutely terrified.Maysie squeezed my arm but I barely felt it. Jordan was still talking but I didn’t hear him.All I could see was Mitch.
All Mitch could see was me.We were locked in a stand off, neither of us moving.All too soon he broke our intense staring contest. He bent down and kissed his girlfriend almost angrily. It was a harsh press of lips that seemed to take Sophie by surprise. She wrapped her arms around Mitch and held him tenderly even as he ground his mouth against hers.I looked away. I could barely breathe around the lump sitting painfully in the middle of my chest. A pain that I knew to be jealousy.
And regret.

The New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Contemporary and Paranormal romance including The Find You in the Dark and Bad Rep series as well as the upcoming stand alone romance, Reclaiming the Sand, and a dark new adult series for Gallery Books.

A. Meredith spent ten years as a counselor for at risk teens and children. First working at a Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault program and then later a program for children with severe emotional and mental health issues. Her former clients and their stories continue to influence every aspect of her writing.

When not writing (or being tortured with all manner of beauty products at the hand of her very imaginative and extremely girly daughter), she is eating chocolate, watching reality television that could rot your brain and reading a smutty novel or two.

A. Meredith is represented by Michelle Johnson with the Inklings Literary Agency.


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