Sunday, September 6, 2015

Review: If… Second Chance (If… #2) by Jackie Mae

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If...: Second Chance by [Mae, Jackie]Title: If... Second Chance (If... #2)
Published:  July 20, 2015
Pages: 51
Format: eBook
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A thought provoking tale that examines how events can change life decisions in a heartbeat, Shona Forrester is determined to make her business a success. However, her carefully planned future will be turned upside down by events so bizarre, events she never could have imagined. Rick seems to be part of the equation for a happy life, but is he? Psychic Two Moons, Medium will radically alter all her carefully laid plans. What ifs will unfold and blossom into reality; a reality where the possibilities can be good or very, very bad.
What would you do if you got a second chance at life would you take it or just let it pass you by again?


In this short novella we are introduced to the character Shona she is just a normal character who is dealing with problems just life everyone else. She is dealing with her business she started up and trying to keep a float, things happened between her and her fiancee, it just seems the end of the world for Shona as she doesn’t know what else to do. When one decision to buy a lottery ticket it sets a chain reaction. Shona learns who are real friends are and who are there just to get something from her. Shona learns that she can get a second chance at life if she goes for it. When she goes to a psychic shop to read about her future she learns she only has so long to live. Well of course that freaks her out heck who wouldn’t be freaked out to get a reading like that. What happens next you have to find out. The plot is very simple at times things with Shona felt rushed but you have to fit so much into a short book like this one so it is to be expected.

Jackie Mae
Jackie MaeB.S. from University of Maryland, University College (UMUC)
Jackie writes in several genres including juvenile fiction for the middle grade as well as adult thriller, science fiction, paranormal romance, and novellas.
Jackie Mae’s new children’s chapter book series, A Taylor & Alan Adventure, is written with her young granddaughter, Alison Taylor. In the Taylor & Alan Adventures, where faction meets fiction, you will meet Taylor & Alan a sister/brother duo, who are called on to help the good wizards of the land. Artfully weaving rich history into the story, it instills the concept of being mindful and respectful of the environment while appropriately thrilling the young audience. A portion of the proceeds go to the Caitlin Dunbar Nature Center to help support Girl Scouts.
She also writes adult fiction; her series called, THE DARKEST SERIES, which chronicles women who struggle with their new found psychic abilities while trying to stop an invasion.
A new series of novellas titled:
If… Blurred Vision
If… Second Chance
If… Dangerous Waters
“The joy of all the ‘If’ stories lies in their surprise twists. Mae is a master storyteller and an uncommon ruler of the novelette form.” D. Donovan, Midwest Book Review
Jackie also finds time to volunteer within her community. “Giving back is a big part of who I am.” When she is not volunteering she is writing, gardening, or spending time with her grandchildren.
“May good health and happiness always surround you.”