Twist of Fate by Jill Shalvis @JillShalvis #1001DarkNights @InkSlingerPR

Posted November 8, 2019 by Anne in Book Review / 10 Comments

Twist of Fate by Jill Shalvis

Review copy was received from Publicity team. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

  Twist of Fate by Jill Shalvis @JillShalvis  #1001DarkNights @InkSlingerPRTwist of Fate by Jill Shalvis
Series: Heartbreaker Bay #8.5
on November 5, 2019
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 120
Format: eARC
Source: Publicity team
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When the one you want …

Daisy doesn’t believe love is ever-lasting, so it’s ironic as hell that she parlayed a business degree into a wedding planning business. More ironic still is her latest job bringing her back into contact with the man who’d taught her that love can’t last.

Is the one you can’t have…

To say Diego has been taught the hard way to bury emotions is an understatement. But when he’s called home to help the brother he hasn’t seen or spoken to in years, that’s one thing. It’s another entirely to also come face to face with the first woman he ever loved. First and only…

Can love conquer all?

Daisy’s learned to depend only on herself, and Diego is and always has been an island of one. And yet when they’re together, even when they’re bickering, still wary and haunted by memories of what was … it’s magic. The question is, how to find their way back to each other…?

Everything Jill Shalvis writes is so enjoyable. The entire Heartbreaker Bay series is excellent.  Daisy is somewhat familiar from the series. Diego is from her past and he comes to town for his brother’s wedding. Rocco, the brother, works with Sadie in the tattoo shop. The connection to the rest of the series group is quite limited in the story.

Diego and Daisy were high school sweethearts. Daisy got a chance to go to school in New York City. Diego ended up having to leave college to take care of the tattoo shop and his father, who had a stroke, when Rocco just leaves town.  Diego is left on his own with all the work and no emotional support.

Ten years later, Rocco wants Diego back and to make amends. With Daisy as the wedding planner, Diego is spending time with her again.  I thought Diego had a lot to process in less than a week to move on from the past with both Rocco and Daisy. Rocco’s fiance, Tyler, is awesome. Twist of Fate has the heart, heat and humor I appreciate from this author.

About Jill Shalvis

New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

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I can't really remember any time when I wasn't reading. I LOVE books and what they give me. It's an opportunity to learn new things, see new places,live different emotions in a "safe" way. It lets me live in a new world.

I read all types of books but my favorites are urban fantasy and romantic suspense.I like some romance and some action / adventure / mystery in everything.I like sex in my books but please, only between TWO people.Intimate conversation is equally important to the sex in a book.It lets me see the characters.The other thing I enjoy is humor.

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Posted November 8, 2019 by Anne in Book Review / 10 Comments


10 responses to “Twist of Fate by Jill Shalvis

  1. I always love the sound of her books, but for whatever reason, just haven’t jumped into any of her series after trying a novella years ago.
    Between reunion with brother and being around Daisy after all those years, that would be a big week for him.

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  2. Jen

    Oh… I’m bummed that this was put through the 1001 series instead of the regular publisher – I didn’t realize it was Heartbreak Bay. Oh well, I’ll pick it up eventually. Thanks!!

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