Justine Hoffman has made a comfortable life for herself on the island of Friday Harbor. She is the proprietor of a successful boutique hotel, and she has the safe, predictable life she has always wanted. Growing up with her flighty, nomadic mother, Marigold, has instilled in her a deep longing for stability. But in spite of everything Justine has achieved, there is still something missing. Love. And after years of waiting and dreaming, she is willing to do whatever it takes to change her destiny.
What Justine soon discovers is that someone cast a spell on her when she was born, with the result that she will never find her soul mate. Determined to change her fate, Justine finds a way to break the enchantment, never dreaming of the dangerous complications that will follow.
And when Justine meets the mysterious Jason Black, she accidentally unleashes a storm of desire and danger that threatens everything she holds dear...because Jason has secrets of his own, and he wants more from her than fate will ever allow.
©2013 Lisa Kleypas (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
This book is clearly a romance novel but it is so unique that you easily forget you are listening to romance. It is a warm, feel good book that keeps you on the edge of your seat as the plot develops. You can't help falling in love with the characters, as they draw you in.
Justine. Her quest for love is a long one yet her spirit is unwavering. She fights for what she wants and never looks back. She is such a strong, loving character.
Justine or her male counterpart.. though he does some shady stuff. Like stealing her book and putting both their lives in danger because of it.
Unique romantic thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat.
It showed and explained the conflict between mother and daughter and that everything is not always what it seems or easy. Akesyou believe that love is available for the unbelievers.
Justine because she held so much in and finally let someone in to love her. Jason decided that he would give up everything for love - even if for a short time. Willing to give up his life for love.
Enjoyed her reading and ability to change the inflection in her voice.
When Justine stood up to her mom and gave into the love she felt.
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