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9/28/10

GIVEAWAY! BLOG TOUR & REVIEW: Simply Irresistable by Jill Shalvis

Description

Maddie Moore's whole life needs a makeover.
In one fell swoop, Maddie loses her boyfriend (her decision) and her job (so not her decision). But rather than drowning her sorrows in bags of potato chips, Maddie leaves L.A. to claim the inheritance left by her free-spirited mother-a ramshackle inn nestled in the little coastal town of Lucky Harbor, Washington.

Starting over won't be easy. Yet Maddie sees the potential for a new home and a new career-if only she can convince her two half-sisters to join her in the adventure. But convincing Tara and Chloe will be difficult because the inn needs a big makeover too.

The contractor Maddie hires is a tall, dark-haired hottie whose eyes-and mouth-are making it hard for her to remember that she's sworn off men. Even harder will be Maddie's struggles to overcome the past, though she's about to discover that there's no better place to call home than Lucky Harbor.

About the Author

USA Today bestselling author JILL SHALVIS lives in a small town in the Sierras also run by quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books are, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill's bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website at www.jillshalvis.com for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountain adventures.

Details

  • Mass Market Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Forever; 1 Original edition (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 044657161X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0446571616
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LOVED IT

I love the way this book starts out with Maddie finally/almost gaining the upper hand over her boyfriend and losing her job at the same time. This presents another opportunity for Maddie to leave her life behind when she decides to go to Lucky Harbor and claim her inheritance from her mother. Jax meets Maddie when she almost kills him by running him off the road on his motorcycle.   Talk about a cute meet with a handsome stranger!  I loved Maddie's humor at the curveballs she is thrown.  Jax is sexy without being overbearing.  The two together are just wonderful and watching the relationship develop is even better.

Jax has issues of his own and throw in some great situations between Maddie and her new relationships with her sisters, which have their own books in the Lucky Harbor series.  This is the first book I have read in this series and had no trouble picking up on them.  All of the character are believable and Jax, well, he is a hottie!  This is definitely a wonderful read. 


WANT TO WIN A COPY OF THIS BOOK?

Contest is open to anyone with a US or Canadian mailing address (no PO Boxes)
Winner will be chosen by Random.org on 10.15.10
Winner will have 48 hours to respond to email or a new winner will be chosen.
This giveaway is sponsored by Hatchette Book Group and 5 books will be available.
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  1. Jill's books never disappoint. They are fun and sexy. Thanks for the giveaway.
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  17. I love Jill, I am currently reading book two in the Wilder series and have book three all ready to go once book two is done. I can't wait for this book.

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