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Second Chance Books In Order

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Publication Order of Second Chances Books

Wise Man's House / Built with Love (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Awakening Heart / Thursday's Child (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heartland Skies (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shades of Light (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Looking for Cassandra Jane (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Armando's Treasure (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Chronological Order of Second Chances Books

Looking for Cassandra Jane(2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Armando's Treasure(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Awakening Heart / Thursday's Child(1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heartland Skies(1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shades of Light(1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wise Man's House / Built with Love(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

The Second Chances series is a series of suspense and fiction novels written by the well known American author Terri Blackstock. There is a total of 4 books in the series published between the years 1996 and 1997. The first novel of the series was published under the title ‘Never Again Good-bye’ and was released in the year 1996 by the Zondervan publishing house. The plot of this novel revolves around the lives of the primary characters named Wes Grayson, Amy, and Laney Fields. In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, it is shown that Wes Grayson is attracted to a striking woman holding a camera. But the woman, named Laney Fields, seems to be clearly stalking the adoptive daughter of Wes Grayson named Amy. Her act tends to become the center of his life in the coming few days. Any threat that comes towards Amy is considered a threat to Wes Grayson. However, Laney Fields does not seem to have the desire of threatening anyone. In fact, she was following Amy only to keep looking at her for a long time. This is because she was feeling a connection with Amy as she is the same woman who had given birth to Amy around six years ago.

At that time, Laney Field was forced to let her go adoption. After some time, she becomes aware that the adoptive mother of Amy has died and this makes Laney determined to come to her and play a part in the life of her own daughter. In this way, a small child stand between a man and a woman, who seem to be torn apart by their present fears, past losses, and the development of a fascination towards each other paradoxically. In the situation that the three of them are currently stuck, Amy could become an object of distrust and could drive Wes Grayson and Laney Fields apart or an agent of faith sent directly from God to make them come together and live as a happy family, thereby overcoming all their losses. The second novel of the Second Chances series was published in the 1997 by the Zondervan publishing house. It was titled ‘When Dreams Cross’ and featured the main characters in the form of Justin Pierce and Andi Sherman. In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, Andi Sherman is introduced as being the owner of an amusement park of the world class level, known as the Promised Land.

For this amusement park, she requires a cartoon theme similar to that of the brainchild of Justin Pierce called as Khaki Kangaroo. Justin also sees it as an opportunity of mutual benefit in order to rocket to success in his life by leaving behind his obscurity. Both Andi and Justin intend to spread the Gospel through their own creation in a passionate way. Their shared dream seems to posses the power of cementing their partnership into a strong bond. But, as the construction of the amusement park enters its final phase, the alliance of the talented animator and the successful businesswoman takes a disastrous turn. As the disaster stalks the Promised Land, Justin and Andi are left with no other option but to bury their pride in order to save from destruction everything that they have worked for. Author Terri Blackstock has written this exciting novel by combining a fast paced plot and several realistic characters in realistic situations. This helped the readers to see the Second Chances series as an interesting read. By reading this novel, they come to know that the conflict between the good and the bad is the proving ground of faith in the lives of the people of the world.

One of the other novels of the Second Chances series was published under the title ‘Blind Trust’. It was released by the Zondervan publishing house in the year 1997. The plot of this novel revolves around the happenings in the lives of the main characters named Sherry Grayson and Clint Jessup. In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, it is depicted that the life of Sherry lies in the hands of the same man whom she loved very much and did not trust the least. Only two weeks were remaining in the marriage of Sherry Grayson with Clint Jessup, but he disappears mysteriously without any trace. Now, he has returned back suddenly after a period of 8 months and does not have any explanation of his disappearance. He only has a request to trust him and nothing else. He expects Sherry Grayson to trust him in spite of the devastating past and a frightening and inexplicable present. Clint seems to be hiding a secret, which has changed him completely. This changed attitude of Clint is about to change Sherry Grayson also and sweep her into a disturbing whirlpool of intrigue and pursuit, along with Clint Jessup. This whirlpool will either restore her faith or destroy it completely, in Clint as well as in God.

Author Terri Blackstock has combined some very criminal elements in the suspenseful romance novel. The unique style of writing of author Terri Blackstock can be seen very well in the centralized characterizations with different sets of protagonists. This allowed the author to to work on many more situations in the plot of the novel. It also allowed author Terri Blackstock to keep the happy ending of the novel just as she had wanted. The romantic and criminal portions of this novel are very mixed by the author. On the whole, the entire package of the novel is wrapped with a spiritual aspect and draws all the elements of the novel together in the forward direction. Sherry Grayson tends to struggle through the crisis of her life and her faith in her lover and his God waivers. She is eventually helped by the divine support, with the help of which she is able to manage her life and takes it back on track once again. These things caused the readers to get intrigued till the last page of the novel, thereby making the novel a huge success all over the world. Author Terri Blackstock received a lot of motivation with this success which helped her to write a few more interesting novels in her writing career.

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