Book Review: It's in His Kiss by Jill Shalvis

This is my first read by author Jill Shalvis, It's in His Kiss and I found it to be a great story of finding one's way in a new town, following your heart in life, work, and romance. I plan on reading more of her books!

Set in Lucky Harbor on the Pacific Ocean, Becca Thorpe retreats here for a get away from her family and problems in her home town. She takes up residency in an old building next to Lucky Harbor Charter that offers fishing trips, scuba diving, and boat building. There are a few handsome men that run the charter.

Becca meet Sam-from Lucky Harbor Charter as she is looking for the address of her new rental. He's a bit short in conversation with her, but over time they get to know each other. She begins a new job as the office manager for the charter business. Organizing and helping the guys run the business she finds herself with and offer the town to teach music to the school children. 

The relationship between Becca and Sam grows as does her relationship with the friendly warm towns people. Things are going her way, new job, new boyfriend, new friends, and then old family show up in Lucky Harbor.  The family she moved away from to be on her own. Now her brother and parents are in town asking her to return. Her brother Jase is needy and Becca has been taking care of him for so long she now wants her own life.

Will Becca stay in Lucky Harbor and let her family return home without her? Will Sam let that happen? I can't tell you that-but it's a great book to read!

The sun, the sand, the surf, the boats, the Pacific Ocean town of Lucky Harbor, the romance, the not-so-romance, and friends becoming Becca's family of friends.

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 It's in His Kiss Author: Jill Shalvis ISBN:978-1455529520 Genre: Fiction, romance, contemporary Release: August 26, 2014 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing 368 Pages

 Becca Thorpe has uprooted her life and escaped to the beach. Now’s her chance to get away from city living, throw caution to the ocean winds, and live in the moment. Especially if the moment includes the deliciously sexy surfer she meets shortly after arriving in Lucky Harbor. 

Something about the dark intensity of Sam’s eyes and the thrill she gets at his touch convinces her to stay awhile. Boatbuilder and investment genius Sam Brody is a self-made man who knows how dangerous it can be to mix business and pleasure. But he can’t resist offering Becca a job just to hear her laugh and have her near. Yet when her brother comes to town asking for help, will he tempt her back to her glamorous life in the city? Or do Sam and little Lucky Harbor have a chance to win Becca’s heart?

About Jill Shalvis

New York Times and USA Today 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 sexy contemporary and award-winning books wherever romances are sold. Visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.
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