First Position by Prescott Lane
Publisher: Independent Self Publishing
Publication Date: April 15, 2013
Format: e-Book - 283 pages / Kindle - 446 KB
Genre: Contemporary Romance / Sports Themed
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Disclaimer: I received a copy of the book from the author in exchange for my honest review and participation in a virtual book tour event hosted by Pump Up Your Book! Virtual Book Publicity Tours.
My Book Review:
Emory Claire's dream was to become a professional ballerina. She met Mason in their junior year of college, and fell in love with the college football quarterback. They had made plans for a future together, but when he gave her an ultimatum to forgo her chance of joining the American Ballet Theatre in New York to follow him in the NFL, she didn’t expect Mason to break her heart and leave her prior to her graduation. A broken ankle from a bad fall just weeks before graduation ended Emory's professional dance career before it even got started, and Mason had become involved with another woman. She had loved him with all her heart, and moving on was hard. Six years later, Emory lives in Charlotte and is a children's photographer, she was engaged to Eric, a pediatric cardiologist, but when they started planning the wedding, she got cold feet and called off the wedding. While at a bar, she literally runs into the last person she expected to see, her old flame, the one who broke her heart, the one who left her, the one she never really got over – Mason.
Daniel Mason’s dream was to become a star quarterback in the NFL. When Emory chose to follow her dream of becoming a professional ballet dancer instead of following him to the NFL, he made a stupid decision and walked out on Emory. After five seasons in the NFL, Mason suffered a devastating shoulder injury that could end his football career. Now he is trying to put his life and his career back on track, and is in Charlotte looking to secure a place on a team for the next season. Mason's life is a mess, his trophy wife Alexis is giving him a hard time with the divorce, and he only has a 50-50 chance of ever playing football again, so when he runs into Emory, he knew he had done her wrong in the past, and he is determined to get her back into his life.
Emory and Mason's second chance at love becomes even more complicated when Eric wants Emory back, and Alexis will do everything to make Mason stay. And if that isn't enough, both of them have secrets that they have been keeping from each other. Emory is hiding a devastating secret from her past, and Mason is keeping something from her about his future. Can Emory and Mason's lost love be rekindled, can they get a second chance at love?
First Position is a wonderful love story about love lost and found, forgiveness and second chances. Author Prescott Lane weaves an emotional tale about two people who in the past made wrong decisions that tore their love apart, both had secrets that kept them apart, and now six years later fate has brought them back together. The passion and feelings of love for each other are still there, but they have to overcome the past hurts and the secrets that have kept them apart, and make things right in order to get a second chance at rekindling their love.
The story is written in the third person narrative with alternating perspectives and interwoven storylines from both the primary and secondary characters that draws the reader into the story and makes it easy to connect with all the characters. Emory and Mason's emotional story is full of passion, angst, romance, drama and secrets, with flashbacks to their past that keeps the reader on their toes and turning the pages, hoping that they will get their HEA ending.
First Position is a heartwarming story about second chances and forgiveness that proves that true love can overcome obstacles and survive anything.
RATING: 4 STARS ****
About The Author
Her latest book is the contemporary romance, First Position.
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