Title: Accepting Fate
Author: Deanna Chase
Genre: New Adult and Romance
Publisher: Bayou Moon Publishing
Publication Date: November 26, 2014
Received: via Deanna Chase
When two souls are fated…
A year ago, Jax Russo left school to escape to her safe haven, her hometown of Mendocino, CA. After overcoming depression and healing old wounds, she’s finally ready to move on. But when her brother’s arrested for a shocking crime, she finds herself caught between her family and her brother’s accuser-the man she’s been in love with since she was fifteen years old.
Firefighter Derek Alexander never wanted to be a hero. He does his job for one reason and one reason only-to make up for that terrible night nine years ago. His demons haunt him, but so do dreams of Jax, the girl he knows he’s fated to be with. But in a world of magical soul mates, sometimes even love and forgiveness isn’t enough.
So you meet Jax in the book Defining Destiny as Lucy’s and Seth’s best friend. Now we get her story with Derek. Somehow this book has a bit of everything you would want in a romance. We have two people who really want each other and you can tell that from the start. There is sexual tension, heated scenes (either emotional or sexual), and banter between the two main characters. Well with Jax there really is banter with most people. She tries so hard at everything and is a person that can be counted on. You would root for her to finally be with someone that will be there for her no matter what.
I love how we get to see for Jax and Derek’s point of views. They already have a history that we find out about. Some stuff goes down with Marty(Jax’s older brother) and Derek but that doesn’t hurt their budding relationship, for which I was glad. I read this in one setting because I wanted to know what was going to happen now next. I am glad I did. The ending was the best part for me next was finding their soul mate gift. You will have to read it to find out. Trust me you will enjoy it.