Books by Jill Shalvis

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Playing for Keeps

Caleb and Sadie have been dancing around each other for a while. All of their mutual friends are aware it, they’re aware of it, but it takes an abandoned puppy in a rainstorm to make them deal with it. Both fraught with baggage, Playing for Keeps is the story of how two adults can find strength in ...

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Hot Winter Nights

If you’re looking for a good book to curl up with on a cold winter night, look no further than Hot Winter Nights. It’s a fun romp involving Christmas-themed intrigues and cameos from the whole Heartbreaker Bay gang. While I haven’t kept up with the Heartbreaker Bay series, it’s an easy sa ...

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Rainy Day Friends

You know, this is the first Jill Shalvis novel I’ve read. How did I manage to miss her before? I thoroughly enjoyed Rainy Day Friends, which takes on the idea of a bad previous marriage in a way I haven’t seen before. Lanie Jacobs’ husband died six months ago. Perhaps she should be distraug ...

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About That Kiss

In this latest installment of Ms. Shalvis’ Heartbreaker Bay series, it’s Joe and Kylie’s turn for a happily ever after. We’ve known them for the whole series, as they’re both members of the gang at the center of this world, and we’ve known there’s some friction between them, but we’v ...

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Chasing Christmas Eve

I have been reading Chasing Christmas Eve for four months. Literally, from May to September I tried to make myself care about reading this book, and I never managed it. I finally forced myself to get through it so I could write this review. And why did it take me that long to read less than 400 page ...

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Lost and Found Sisters

I hate the term “chick lit” and often eye-roll at “women’s fiction”, to be completely frank. I’m not sure why books about a heroine’s introspective journey are genre fiction, when a hero’s introspective journey is often just “fiction” - but I digress. When Ms. Shalvis announced t ...

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Accidentally on Purpose

Ms. Shalvis recently posted on her Facebook page that Accidentally on Purpose is her 101st published work. That's quite a feat and worthy of celebration! She's captured the minds and hearts of romance readers over a number of years, and can always be counted on to provide a happy ending for her char ...

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One Snowy Night

Jill Shalvis’ Heartbreaker Bay series adds another volume in this Christmas-themed novella, One Snowy Night. Rory Andrews is on her way home for Christmas for the first time in six years, and she’s nervously hoping the family will accept her as a responsible, sober adult.  Rebellious Rory ra ...

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The Trouble with Mistletoe

The Trouble With Mistletoe is the second instalment in Shalvis’ Heartbreaker Bay series set in a San Francisco apartment/business complex. This tale is about Willa, the owner of the pet store, and Keane, a local property developer who needs Willa’s help with a demon cat. What Keane doesn’t kno ...

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Sweet Little Lies

Sweet Little Lies is the start of a new series from Jill Shalvis and if you’re already a fan of hers, you will find nothing to complain about here. Pru is a secret-keeping, self-sufficient tourist tour-boat captain in San Francisco with a heart as big as the Pacific Ocean. Finn is a recalcitrant p ...