Shalvis’s fans will love spending Christmas in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood with her now-familiar gang of lovable Heartbreaker Bay misfits. New Yorker Colbie Albright has had it up to here with her stressful life. She packs a bag and buys a ticket on the first flight that will take her far from home. When a hurricane thwarts plans for a South Seas vacation, she heads to San Francisco and ends up at the wishing fountain with Heartbreaker Bay regular Spence Baldwin. It’s uncharacteristic commitment at first sight for Spence, but Colbie is dead set on a quick holiday fling that will self-destruct on Christmas Eve. As befits a make-nice holiday romance, tension runs a bit slack here, but the successful Shalvis formula of relatable characters, stunning Bay Area scenery, and good old-fashioned bonhomie still works. Agent: Robin Rue, Writers House. (Oct.)
Reviewed on: 09/04/2017 Release date: 09/01/2017 Genre: Fiction
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