#Throwback Thursday - For All It's Worth (Second Chances #2) by Jax Stuart


This week's #Throwback Thursday celebrates Jax Stuart's For All It's Worth's first publishversary! This book was originally published on February 28, 2022.


Charlie needs a second chance at life

Mugged, beaten, and left for dead. Charlie gets the wake-up call that he so desperately needed.

Rehab, a new path, and second chances. As Charlie works to reset his life.

Max has missed Charlie like a piece of himself was lost but hated the destructive path Charlie was on. He cut his best friend out of his life until Charlie changed his ways.

This new Charlie? This one, he wants to take a second chance on. To finally confess what's in his heart.

Friends to lovers, second chances, and family healing. For All It's Worth is the second book in the Second Chances series and features Will's brother Charlie and his best friend Max whom you met in So Worth More. This book can be read as a standalone but may be best enjoyed as part of the series and is told in dual pov.

Content warning for discussions about alcohol dependency and a brief violent scene. The couple also kiss someone outside of their relationship while the other partner is present

From the Blurb:

Books & Biscuits was dark, the blinds down, and showed no signs of life. Unsure what to do, I had the driver park and wait for a few minutes as I sent Max a text letting him know I was there.

After a minute, the blinds in the bookstore were raised, and I saw Max standing, lit up and looking as angelic as he had the first time that I’d seen him all those years ago.

Getting out of the car and thanking the driver, I couldn’t help but return the grin that Max gave me. Maybe things would be okay with us after all.

Before I could get there, Max hurried to the door and yanked it open, rushing over to me. He slammed into me, wrapping his arms around my middle and squeezing tightly.

“Ouch! Careful. I’m a bit sore still.” I said reluctantly. I wanted to keep holding him, but I should have done some stretches or something because I suddenly felt worn and achy. Relief at his greeting carried my worries away, and the weight on my shoulders lessened.

Max didn’t let go, but his hug did gentle, holding me like I was made of glass. It made me regret saying anything.
Settling my chin on his white-blond head, I inhaled the scent of him, the familiar shampoo and smell of my Max. He tried to pull away, but I held on firmly. “In a sec.”

I felt more than I heard his chuckle, and his arms tightened briefly around me before he grabbed handfuls of my t-shirt, settled his face against the base of my neck, and sighed.

This was what peace felt like. Better than any medicine. More healing than all my hours of therapy. Exactly where I needed to be.

“I’m sorry, Max. Whatever I did. I’ll fix it if I can. I’ll be better. I promise.”

For All It's Worth is currently available on Amazon and as part of your Kindle Unlimited subscription!