Author: Jill Shalvis

25 Jan '18

A Review : About That Kiss by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

A Review : About That Kiss by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

About That Kiss by Jill Shalvis Series: Heartbreak bay #5 Published by HarperCollins on 2018-01-23 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Romantic Comedy Pages: 384 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • When love drives you crazy . . . When sexy Joe Malone never calls after their explosive kiss, Kylie shoves him out of her mind. Until she needs a favor, and it’s a doozy. Something precious to her has been stolen and there’s only one person with unique finder-and-fixer skills that can help—Joe. It means swallowing her pride and somehow trying to avoid the temptation to throttle him—or seduce him. the best thing to do . . . No, Joe didn’t call after the kiss. He’s the fun time guy, not the forever guy. And Kylie, after all she’s been through, deserves a good man who will stay. But everything about Kylie makes it damned hard to focus, and though his brain knows what he has to do, his heart isn’t getting the memo. … is enjoy the ride. As Kylie… Keep Reading »

24 Jun '17

Firefighters fail to ignite my love of Seeing Red by Jill Shalvis (2 Stars)

Firefighters fail to ignite my love of Seeing Red by Jill Shalvis (2 Stars)

Seeing Red by Jill Shalvis Series: Firefighers #3 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2013-08-06 Genres: Suspense Pages: 336 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Summer Abrams nearly died trying to save her father from a warehouse fire that, in the end, took his life. Consumed by guilt, she never set foot back in the town where her world fell apart. But now, twelve years later, another fire has ripped through that very warehouse, drawing Summer back to Ocean Beach–and to the man who was once her best friend…and is now a wildly sexy fire marshal who ignites her deepest desires. Joe Walker has spent most of his life keeping people at bay. Summer was the only person he’d ever let in, but she’d broken his heart–and then took off without a word. After all these years, she’s back–and she won’t leave until they track down the arsonist responsible for this latest fire. Now Walker, who swore he’d never fall for Summer again, discovers he can’t resist… Keep Reading »

11 Apr '17

Review Post : Nobody But You by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

Review Post : Nobody But You by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

Nobody But You by Jill Shalvis Series: Cedar Ridge #3 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2016-03-29 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Romantic Comedy Pages: 368 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • From New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis… SOMETIMES YOU CAN GO HOME AGAIN . . . After an overseas mission goes wrong, Army Special Forces officer Jacob Kincaid knows where he must go to make things right: back home to the tiny town of Cedar Ridge, Colorado. All he needs to scrub away his painful past is fresh mountain air, a lakeside cabin, and quiet solitude. But what he discovers is a gorgeous woman living on a boat at his dock. Sophie Marren has nowhere else to go. She’s broke, intermittently seasick, and fighting a serious attraction to the brooding, dishy, I’m-too-sexy-for-myself guy who’s now claiming her dock. Something about Jacob’s dark intensity makes her want to tease-and tempt-him beyond measure. Neither one wants to give any ground . . . until they realize the only… Keep Reading »

04 Feb '16

Review Post : My Kind of Wonderful by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

Review Post : My Kind of Wonderful by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

My Kind of Wonderful by Jill Shalvis Series: Cedar Ridge #2 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2015-12-22 Pages: 368 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • UNEXPECTED AND UNDENIABLE . . . Bailey Moore has an agenda: skiing in the Rockies, exploring castles in Europe, ballroom dancing in Argentina. Now that she has a second lease on life, she’s determined not to miss a thing. What she doesn’t realize is that item #1 comes with a six-foot-one ski god hot enough to melt a polar ice cap. She doesn’t want to miss out on him either, but Hudson Kincaid isn’t the type of guy to love and let go. And as gorgeous as Cedar Ridge is, she’s not planning to stick around. As head of ski patrol at his family’s resort, Hud thinks he’s seen it all. But never has he run into someone like Bailey. She might look delicate, but her attitude is all firecracker. And her infectious joy touches something deep within him that he’s… Keep Reading »

12 Jul '15

Review Post : Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis (4.5 Stars)

Review Post :  Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis (4.5 Stars)

Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis Series: Cedar Ridge #1 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2015-06-30 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 368 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • RESCUE ME Cedar Ridge, Colorado, is famous for crisp mountain air, clear blue skies, and pine-scented breezes. And it’s the last place Lily Danville wants to be. But she needs a job, and there’s an opening at the hottest resort in her hometown. What has her concerned is the other hot property in Cedar Ridge: Aidan Kincaid-firefighter, rescue worker, and heartbreaker. She never could resist that devastating smile . . . The Kincaid brothers are as rough and rugged as the Rocky Mountains they call home. Aidan has always done things his own way, by his own rules. And never has he regretted anything more than letting Lily walk out of his life ten years ago. If anyone has ever been in need of rescuing, she has. What she needs more than anything are long hikes, slow dances, and sizzling… Keep Reading »

04 Dec '14

Review Post : Merry Christmas Baby by Jill Shalvis (4.5 Stars)

Review Post : Merry Christmas Baby by Jill Shalvis (4.5 Stars)

Merry Christmas, Baby by Jill Shalvis Series: Lucky Harbor #12.5 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2014-12-02 Pages: 100 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • SEASON’S KISSES . . . Wild child Chloe Thompson can’t believe how much things have changed. She still can’t get enough of her sexy husband Sawyer, but he seems to prefer working to impending fatherhood. So tonight, a very pregnant Chloe is escaping her troubles at the town Christmas party. Sheriff Sawyer Thompson hopes surprising Chloe at the party will give him a chance to set things right. But as the snow begins to fall and the wind rages, he wonders whether he can make it back in time. While mother nature conspires to keep Sawyer and Chloe apart, an unexpected arrival will require them to kiss and make up . . . and ring in the happiest holiday Lucky Harbor has ever seen. 13,000 words FTC : I got this book in exchange for an honest review. This little short is… Keep Reading »

14 Oct '14

Review Post : One in a Million by Jill Shalvis (5 Star slightly fan-girlie review)

Review Post : One in a Million by Jill Shalvis (5 Star slightly fan-girlie review)

One in a Million by Jill Shalvis Series: Lucky Harbor #12 Published by HEADLINE on 2014-10-28 Pages: 368 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • As the brains behind wedding site TyingTheKnot.com, Callie sees it all: from the ring to the dress, the smiles . . . to the tears. It’s that last part that keeps her single and not looking. Getting left at the altar will do that to a girl. But when Callie returns to her old hometown, she finds that her sweet high school crush is sexier than ever. And he makes it hard to remember why she’s sworn off love . . . Tanner is a deep-sea diver with a wild, adrenaline-junkie past—and now his teenage son is back in his life. How can Tanner be a role model when he’s still paying for his own mistakes? It’s hard enough that gorgeous Callie has appeared in town like a beautiful dream, challenging his best-laid plans to keep his heart on lockdown. Though there’s something… Keep Reading »

02 Oct '14

A Nix Review – He’s So Fine by Jill Shalvis (5 Stars)

A Nix Review – He’s So Fine by Jill Shalvis (5 Stars)

He’s So Fine by Jill Shalvis Series: Lucky Harbor #11 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2014-09-30 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 352 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • For Olivia Bentley, Lucky Harbor is more than the town where she runs her new vintage shop. It’s the place where folks are friendly to strangers-and nobody knows her real name. Olivia does a good job of keeping her past buried, not getting too cozy with anyone . . . until she sees a man drowning. Suddenly she’s rushing into the surf, getting up close and personal with the hottest guy she’s ever laid hands on. Charter boat captain Cole Donovan has no problem with a gorgeous woman throwing her arms around his neck in an effort to “save” him. In fact, he’d like to spend a lot more time skin-to-skin with Olivia. He’s just not expecting that real trouble is about to come her way. Will it bring her deeper into Cole’s heart, or will it be the end… Keep Reading »

14 Sep '14

A Nix Review – It’s In His Kiss by Jill Shalvis (5 Stars)

A Nix Review – It’s In His Kiss by Jill Shalvis (5 Stars)

It’s in His Kiss by Jill Shalvis Series: Lucky Harbor #10 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2014-08-26 Genres: Contemporary, Romance Pages: 368 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • ONE KISS CAN LAST FOREVER Becca Thorpe has uprooted her life and escaped to the beach. Now’s her chance to get away from city living, throw caution to the ocean winds, and live in the moment. Especially if the moment includes the deliciously sexy surfer she meets shortly after arriving in Lucky Harbor. Something about the dark intensity of Sam’s eyes and the thrill she gets at his touch convinces her to stay awhile. Boatbuilder and investment genius Sam Brody is a self-made man who knows how dangerous it can be to mix business and pleasure. But he can’t resist offering Becca a job just to hear her laugh and have her near. Yet when her brother comes to town asking for help, will he tempt her back to her glamorous life in the city? Or… Keep Reading »

22 Feb '14

A Nix Contemporary Review : Once in a Lifetime by Jill Shalvis (4.5 Stars)

A Nix Contemporary Review : Once in a Lifetime by Jill Shalvis (4.5 Stars)

Once in a Lifetime by Jill Shalvis Series: Lucky Harbor #9 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2014-02-11 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 368 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis continues with the ninth installment in her beloved Lucky Harbor series. SOMETIMES WRONG IS OH-SO-RIGHT After a wrenching loss, Ben McDaniel tried to escape his grief by working in dangerous, war-torn places like Africa and the Middle East. Now he’s back in his hometown and face-to-face with Aubrey Wellington, the hot-as-hell woman who is trouble with a capital T. Family and friends insist she’s not the one to ease his pain, but Aubrey sparks an intense desire that gives Ben hope for the future. Determined to right the wrongs of her past, Aubrey is working hard to make amends. But by far, the toughest challenge to her plan is sexy, brooding Ben – even though he has absolutely no idea what she’s done . . . Can this unlikely couple… Keep Reading »