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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Good start to a new series

-----Jane was raised by self-indulgent actor parents and she's had enough with amateur theatrics. Her only escape growing up tea parties at wealthy Agnes Wolcott's mansion. Agnes wills her estate to Jane and her friends Ava and Poppy and they hire the Kavanaugh brothers...
-----Jane was raised by self-indulgent actor parents and she's had enough with amateur theatrics. Her only escape growing up tea parties at wealthy Agnes Wolcott's mansion. Agnes wills her estate to Jane and her friends Ava and Poppy and they hire the Kavanaugh brothers to restore the mansion to its former glory. It's lust at first sight for Jane when she lays eyes on Devlin Kavanaugh, and eventually she propositions him for a no strings affair (he jumps at her offer). But soon both realize that no strings is suddenly not such a great proposition after all. -----Andersen¿s first entry into the new series is a fun and romantic story. The constant bantering between Jane and Dev and Dev and his family is engaging and believable. The start of the story was a little slow, but once the story reached its momentum, it really picked up. I liked the story but had the same old gripe ¿ lack of attention to editing and detail. At one point, brother Bren is described as having three sons ¿ 25 pages later they suddenly turn into daughters.

posted by Anonymous on July 30, 2008

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Save your money.

I wasn't impressed with this one. It's one of those books that you skip through, and can't wait to get rid of. The plot was very predictable, all over the place, & too repetitive.

posted by Anonymous on August 18, 2008

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2008

    Good start to a new series

    -----Jane was raised by self-indulgent actor parents and she's had enough with amateur theatrics. Her only escape growing up tea parties at wealthy Agnes Wolcott's mansion. Agnes wills her estate to Jane and her friends Ava and Poppy and they hire the Kavanaugh brothers to restore the mansion to its former glory. It's lust at first sight for Jane when she lays eyes on Devlin Kavanaugh, and eventually she propositions him for a no strings affair (he jumps at her offer). But soon both realize that no strings is suddenly not such a great proposition after all. -----Andersen¿s first entry into the new series is a fun and romantic story. The constant bantering between Jane and Dev and Dev and his family is engaging and believable. The start of the story was a little slow, but once the story reached its momentum, it really picked up. I liked the story but had the same old gripe ¿ lack of attention to editing and detail. At one point, brother Bren is described as having three sons ¿ 25 pages later they suddenly turn into daughters.

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  • Posted September 9, 2011

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    Wonderful light read

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    lighthearted fun contemporary romance

    In Seattle, when elderly Miss Agnes died, she left the Wolcott Mansion to her three much younger friends, Jane, Poppy and Ava, whom she met eighteen years ago. They became sort of a family meeting every month at the mansion for tea until Miss Agnes passed away. --- The trio knows they cannot afford the upkeep so they plan to sell the mansion once the renovation is done. They hire Bren, head of Kavanagh Construction, but he is receiving medical treatment so his brother Dev will lead the project. However Dev seems drunk although jet lag from flying from Greece to the Sates adds to his stupor. Jane objects to his leading the renovation while he finds her uptight. As they work together, their first impressions change to attraction and lust and ultimately love. However he is east coast and she is west coast so a permanent relationship seems out of the question. --- This is a lighthearted fun contemporary romance in which first impressions are proved wrong. The lead couple is a terrific pairing as neither initially is very pleased with the other, but working together soon see the complete package and cannot help but fall in love (it is a romance- duh). The support cast, who will star in future tales, add depth to a warm character driven tale. --- Harriet Klausner

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