Second Chances


Novelist Brenda Chapman skillfully manages the balance between Darlene’s intimate adolescent concerns and the confusing adult world that is infuriatingly out of reach.

 June 15, 2012 – Read the entire review in Canadian Materials:


Chapman reveals her heroine’s secret emotions and the circumstances of her family’s turmoil through believable dialogue and interactions . . .

Publisher’s Weekly

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Chapman knows how to write a novel that keeps you reading right to the end regardless of age.

Mystery Maven Canada

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  1. Www.Kwerps.Net
    Dec 16, 2013

    Hi there, I read your blogs regularly. Your story-telling style is awesome, keep it

    • Brenda Chapman
      Jun 09, 2014

      Thank you so much! I appreciate your support and the time you took to let me know that you are enjoying my work. All the best.

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