Praise for Second Chance in Laguna:
5 STARS: Five+ Stars! Second Change in Laguna is a must read! The book was a delightful page turner. Claire's writing style is fun, playful and captivating. Once I got started, I simply could not put down the book.
5 STARS: Claire Marti has a contemporary, self-assured style to her writing and character development that is refreshing. Sophie is smart, independent,and has a quick wit. You like her immediately, and are drawn into wanting to get to know her better in the very first chapter.
WINNER: Heart of the Molly, best unpublished contemporary, 2015 & 3rd Place Maggie Finalist, best unpublished contemporary, 2015.
When Sophie Barnes’s fiancé jilts her at the altar, her carefully planned life implodes. Considering her ex’s betrayal to be a rude wake-up call, she leaves everything she knows in San Diego and flees to Laguna Beach. She vows to transform her life by avoiding men for a year and by fulfilling her dream of writing a wildly successful novel.
Sophie’s new landlord, Nicholas Morgan, is a gorgeous, successful architect with a player reputation. He makes it tough for Sophie to remember that she’s sworn to be single. Nick’s avoided the intimacy of a long-term relationship--until Sophie’s independence, courage, and beauty touch his guarded heart. Both Sophie and Nick are terrified of being hurt again, but can they resist the pull of true love?