The Last Chance Cafe

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Linda Miller

Narrated By: Nance Williamson

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Date: April 2001

Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes


New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller captures the passionate heart of America in this powerful contemporary novel set in a small Western town. Seeking shelter from the storms of life, a woman who is down on her luck finds an unexpected refuge at The Last Chance Cafe.

With acres of land and a house that have been in his family for generations, rancher Chance Qualtrough has deep roots in Primrose creek. Now, at the local diner, he is about to encounter his future....Perhaps it was fate that brought Hallie O'Rourke and her two young daughters to the Last Chance Cafe. More likely, it was the blinding Nevada snowstorm and a broken-down truck that forced the desperate single mother inside. Hallie couldn't know that she would find not just a hot meal and a few hours' rest, but the start of a new life. And Chance doesn't know that Hallie is fleeing a danger so threatening she dares not ask anyone for help. Even his kind offer of his aunt's house as lodging seems like too great a risk for Hallie.

But her fierce protection of her children wins out and she has no choice but to accept Chance's invitation. As Chance and Hallie break down barriers of fear, trust takes hold. Hope replaces despair. A fragile attraction grows into an undeniable passion. From the moment she took a chance with a handsome stranger in a country diner, everything Hallie has ever believed about home and family is seen through new eyes. But Hallie can never forget that one careless word could bring back the past and destroy all that she has made her own.

With a stroyteling style that has enchanted readers worldwide, Linda Lael Miller explores the secrets and wishes that push a woman's heart to new tomorrows and -- forever and always -- to lasting love.


  • dab9

    Good story with enough meat in the plot to keep your interest. Great characters. People I wouldn't mind meeting.

  • Jo

    Fluff, but not offensive, predictable. What can I say. Jo

  • hawkster7

    This book was wonderful, easy to follow and very interesting. Kept you on your seat to see what was actually gone happen next. Don't pass this one up.

  • Angela Jones

    Easy listen. I did not want to get out of the car. I fell in love with Hallie's character. I did not want the book to end.

  • Anonymous

    If you are looking for a sweet, corny, adorable romance, this book is for you. There is very little that is based on reality, but when reading this genre, who wants reality! You want to be the main character and wish it were happening to you. And you will. Enjoy.....

  • Anonymous

    Sweet story, horrible narrator, hard to follow when the narraitor has the same voice for all characters. would recommend to read this one not listen to it

  • Anonymous

    The book was great.. It kept my attention the hold time and the story kept flowing.

  • dlct

    OK, suspend disbelief and just go with the flow. Not a bad tale but the romance got a bit steamy for me while driving in rush hour traffic. I listened to this twice before sending it back...

  • Stephanie Marshall

    Well can you tell I liked this audio? Romance story it is! Great love scenes! I like happy endings. Life is too short for sad movies and books. Last Chance Cafe reminds us to look for the unexepected.

  • Anonymous

    The author is a romance author. This is a supreme romance novel - one of her best! You read/listen to romance FOR the Fairy Tale Happy Ending and the "less than unlikely".