Synopses & Reviews
A novel of small-town hearts and big dreamsand#151;from the author of Hope Ignites and the Play-by-Play novel Straddling the Lineand#133;
and#147;PREPARE TO FALL IN LOVEand#133;and#8221;and#151;Jill Shalvis
Molly Burnett dreads returning to her hometown of Hope for her sisterand#8217;s wedding, especially knowing sheand#8217;ll have to endure a weekend with the one man she never wants to see again. Itand#8217;s only a couple of days, so Molly will try to forget her painful past with high school sweetheart Carter Richards. Because despite the bitter memories, she still canand#8217;t forget what they once meant to each other.
But when Molly is forced to extend her stay, Carter sees this as his second chance to do things right, to start over again with the only woman heand#8217;s ever loved. This time, he isnand#8217;t going to let Molly run. Together theyand#8217;re going to confront the past and put it behind them, and hope for a future as bright as the flame that still burns hot between them.and#160;
When it comes to love, they already know the rulesand#133;by heart.
Thirty-two and finally setting up her veterinary practice in the town she once called home, Emma Burnett is on her own and loving it. Independent and driven, sheand#8217;s not letting any man get in the way of her dreams. Not again.
Thatand#8217;s fine with Luke McCormack. Divorced and hardly lacking in female company when he needs it, heand#8217;s devoted to the only faithful companion in his lifeand#151;his police dog. Still, thereand#8217;s something about Emma he canand#8217;t shake.
When a series of local break-ins leaves Emma vulnerable, she seeks help from the first man to spark her desire in years. And now theyand#8217;re giving each other something they thought theyand#8217;d lost foreverand#133;hope.
FIRST IN A NEW SERIES!
In the latest novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Hope Burns, a woman discovers that the man she least expects is exactly what she needsand#133;
High school math teacher Chelsea Gardner has the perfect plan. Sheand#8217;s tired of dating all the wrong men, and after years of frustration, sheand#8217;s developed a foolproof list of requirements for finding and#147;The One.and#8221;
Bar owner Sebastian and#147;Bashand#8221; Palmer finds Chelsea beautiful, smart and fun, but he thinks her list is ridiculous and unnecessary.and#160; Intent on proving Chelsea is looking for love in all the wrong ways, he offers to help her find the and#147;perfectand#8221; man.
Chelsea knows Bash isnand#8217;t the right guy for herand#151;he barely meets one of her criteriaand#151;but thereand#8217;s something about the charismatic man that has her yearning for things that are most definitely not list approved.
Because sometimes, a relationship that looks totally wrong on paper can turn out incredibly rightand#133;
About the Author
Jaci Burton is a USA Today and New York Times bestselling author of the Hope novels, including Hope Burns and Hope Ignites, and the Play by Play novels. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband and dogs. A lover of sports, Jaci can often tell what season it is by what sport is being played. She watches entirely too much television, which she considers and#147;book research.and#8221; When she isnand#8217;t on deadline, Jaci can be found at her local casino, trying to become a millionaire (so far, no luck). Sheand#8217;s a total romantic and loves a story with a happily ever after, which youand#8217;ll find in all her books.