It's in His Kiss (Lucky Harbor Series #10)

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ONE KISS CAN LAST FOREVER
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.

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Overview

ONE KISS CAN LAST FOREVER
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?

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
★ 07/07/2014
Shalvis’s command of contemporary romance is once again on display in book 10 of her Lucky Harbor series (after Once in a Lifetime). Familiar characters make occasional appearances without dominating the story, and the books, set in Washington State, can be read in any order. Becca Thorpe arrives in charming Lucky Harbor with two suitcases and her keyboard; she’s fleeing her dependent brother (who’s a better concert pianist that she is) and looking for a new beginning. She lands a job scheduling outings for a charter boat company run by three hunky guys—but one of the owners is Sam Brody, her onetime lover. Mixing business and pleasure is a no-no for Sam, but emotions don’t always follow the rules. Sam also runs into family troubles when his ne’er-do-well dad shows up looking for another handout. Shalvis combines humor, sparkling repartee, believable characters, and highly sensual sex scenes to make this book work on every level. (Sept.)
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"Shalvis's command of contemporary romance is again on display in book 10 of her Lucky Harbor series. Shalvis combines humor, sparkling repartee, believable characters, and highly sensual sex scenes to make this book work on every level."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Fall in love with Jill Shalvis! She's my go-to read for humor and heart."
Susan Mallery, New York Times bestselling author

"Clever, steamy, and fun! Jill Shalvis will make you laugh and fall in love."
Rachel Gibson, New York Times bestselling author

"[S]cores big with a delicate love story and red-hot passion. Fans of smalltown contemporaries will savor this delicious and heartwarming story, a refreshingly realistic romance between two great characters."—Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Once in a Lifetime

"Charming and engaging... Shalvis's fans will devour the two friends' introspective and passionate journey to love."
Publishers Weekly on Always on My Mind

"Engaging writing, characters that walk straight into your heart, and a town you can't wait to revisit make this touching, hilarious tale another heart-warmer worthy of Shalvis' popular series."
Library Journal on It Had to Be You

"Shalvis makes me laugh, makes me cry, makes me sigh with pure pleasure."—Susan Andersen, New York Times bestselling author of Playing Dirty

"Count on Jill Shalvis for a witty, steamy, unputdownable love story."—Robyn Carr, New York Times bestselling author of Harvest Moon

"Shalvis writes with humor, heart, and sizzling heat!"—Carly Phillips, New York Times Bestselling Author

Rachel Gibson
"Clever, steamy, and fun! Jill Shalvis will make you laugh and fall in love."
Susan Mallery
"Fall in love with Jill Shalvis! She's my go-to read for humor and heart."
Carly Phillips
"Shalvis writes with humor, heart, and sizzling heat!"
Robyn Carr
"Count on Jill Shalvis for a witty, steamy, unputdownable love story."
Susan Andersen
"Shalvis makes me laugh, makes me cry, makes me sigh with pure pleasure."
Kirkus Reviews
2014-07-01
Becca Thorpe comes to Lucky Harborto distance herself from messy family issues and runs smack dab into Sam theSexy Surfer, whose board and broad shoulders hide an intense personality and aheavily armored heart.From the moment she dips her toes inthe Pacific Ocean and tastes Lucky Harbor's ranch-flavored popcorn, Becca isenchanted by the sweet small town; meeting the gorgeous surfer on the beach isicing on the cake, as is discovering that her rental apartment is right nextdoor to the warehouse where he and his partners run their charter-boat tourbusiness. Sam and Becca run into each other everywhere, and neither can ignoretheir sizzling chemistry, which becomes a problem once they've acted on it andthen realize Becca wants to fill the open admin position in Sam's company. Sheconvinces the partners to hire her, then goes about reinventing herself whilehighlighting the tour company's positive impact on the community. It seemseveryone's in love with Becca, which both inspires and intimidates Sam, who hashis own family issues to work through and is generally suspicious of emotionalentanglements. When Becca's family tracks her down, Sam is her staunchestsupporter, forcing them to own up to their failings toward her and creatingopportunities for new beginnings. However, helping Becca navigate her family'sshortcomings makes them both more aware of Sam's, and suddenly, theirundefined, open-ended relationship is under pressure. The novel is a typicalwarm, funny Lucky Harbor combination, with a sexy couple who must deal withindividual issues before they can truly find happiness with the other. Thefinal conflict seems a little magnified but only slightly detracts from anoverall satisfying romantic arc.Another successful light, sexycontemporary romance from Shalvis, with storytelling that mixes humor andemotion.
Library Journal
08/01/2014
Part-time jingle writer and musician Becca Thorpe has kicked over the traces, left her troubled past behind, and headed west to Washington to start again. She finds herself attracted to a hot boat builder (aka Sexy Grumpy Surfer), but does she want to be his office manager? Becca needs the work, and Sam Brody and his partners desperately need the help. Now, despite Sam's reluctance, Becca takes the job and turns the office and their lives—especially Sam's—upside down. A responsibility-weary heroine and a love-averse hero come to terms with their pasts and their feelings in this tender, heartwarming story of trust, understanding, and forgiveness. VERDICT With humor, sensitivity, and a surfeit of likable, well-defined characters, Shalvis's latest draws readers back to quiet, familiar Lucky Harbor. This appealing story is the first in a sexy back-to-back trio of books about three partners in a charter boat business; a perfect vacation read. Shalvis (Then Came You) lives in the Sierras near Lake Tahoe.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455529520
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/26/2014
  • Series: Lucky Harbor Series , #10
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 591
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

You can learn more at:
JillShalvis.com
Twitter @jillshalvis
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  • Posted August 5, 2014

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    One of my favorite yet!

    5 Stars!
    Release: 08/26/14
    Contemporary Romance

    ABOUT THE BOOK:

    ONE KISS CAN LAST FOREVER
    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?

    MY REVIEW:

    I think this is my favorite Lucky Harbor book yet, and seeing as I've read the whole series, that's saying something. Love the hero, who's broody, has issues regarding trust and love, yet at the same time, doesn't hesitate in going after what he wants.

    Enter Becca, who's unbelievably sweet, but also has her fair share of past issues...and watch the two clash and explode with lust. It's great watching Becca stand up for herself, even against Sam, someone she wants but doesn't think she can get too close to.

    The old cast and news ones are also in this one, which makes it a lovely read. Be prepared for the heat to burn through the pages...yes, it's that good.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 26, 2014

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    Jill Shalvis has done a fantastic job in her newest release in t

    Jill Shalvis has done a fantastic job in her newest release in the Lucky Harbor series.  This is a story about finding love and discovering what life is really all about.  It is the tale of a journey that leads to a homecoming.  The characters are well developed and beautifully created.  I was drawn in immediately by the sexy surfer dudes and by the stunningly beautiful person that was Becca Thorpe.




    Becca Thorpe is running away.  She has lived her whole life in her brother's shadow, taking care of him and his musical career.  Extremely talented in her own right, Becca doesn't have the confidence needed to believe in who she is.  Taking an extended vacation to the West Coast, she stops in a town called Lucky Harbor.  Attracted immediately to the quaint town, Becca finds a place to rent and decides to stay on for a while.  When she crosses paths with the SGS (sexy grumpy surfer), Sam Brody her life will never be the same.




    Sam Brody has always taken care of everyone important in his life.  He had always taken care of others, his dead beat dad, his childhood buddies now his business partners, but not himself.  Sure he eats, sleeps, exercises and takes care of his body’s needs, however, the one thing he's never considered is love.  By some chance of fate, in walks Becca Thorpe into his life and all of his preconceived notions are thrown out the window!  She is beauty personified to him, inside and out. Will Sam be able to recognize the spectacular love that he has with Becca before it's too late?  Can Becca finally believe in herself?  Read this book to find out.  ~TSRBR




    Hero - Sam Brody 4.5 stars
    Heroine - Becca Thorpe 4.5 stars
    Steam Level: 4.0 stars
    Plot: 4.0 stars
    Cliffhanger: No




    Would I recommend this book: Yes!  I just loved reading this book.  Due to the author's development of depth in each character this story arouses many different emotions in the reader. You will not be disappointed when you read this book!     
    Would I recommend this author: Yes! This author does not disappoint her reading audience with the books that she creates and share with her fans. 








    ***Received an ARC of this book from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review***

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 26, 2014

    It's in His Kiss #10 in the Lucky Harbor series - Just as amazin

    It's in His Kiss #10 in the Lucky Harbor series - Just as amazing as the rest! Moving to Lucky Harbor, Becca Thorpe is working on starting over, starring herself; away from her family and away from the over-stressing life she had!  Sam Brody is a tough, smart, sexy & grumpy surfer who runs a Charter Boat business with his two best friends.  From the first connection Becca and Sam have, there is something there that they each see in the other that they want to "help" the other to overcome. Sam senses that Becca is still living in the past & doesn't freely open up or let anyone in.  Becca knows that there is more to Sam than he lets show, she can see it in his eyes; and as he patiently waits for her answers and waits for her to let him in.  Sam is smart with finances; and is always there for anyone that needs his help.  But who is there for Sam? 
    The three guys together can truly run the daily work at the charter business in a messy guy kinda way. Opportunity presents itself  to Becca when she hears the guys need a person to run their desk; and Sam reluctantly agrees to hire her, "to help her out because he knows she needs the money".  The humorous and emotional exchanges between Becca and Sam truly pull you in to the story and town again in a way that you won’t forget.   Because to some there are not always happily ever afters .  Not to give anymore away, this book is such a great read! It truly hits on several emotions and opens the doors to Lucky Harbor yet again to us in a way that only Jill Shalvis can do!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 29, 2014

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    IT'S IN HIS KISS by Jill Shalvis is an entertaining Contemporary

    IT'S IN HIS KISS by Jill Shalvis is an entertaining Contemporary Romance. #10 Lucky Harbor Novel, but can be read as a stand alone. Although, I would suggest reading the others in this series, especially, "Once in a Lifetime". Can one kiss last forever? You must read this tale to romance to find out the answer.
    A fast paced tale that is warm, tender and light-hearted with familiar characters set in Lucky Harbor, Washington State. Sam Broady, a boatbuilder and investment genius, who just happens to be a sexy, hunky surfer meets, Becca Thorpe, who is escaping her city life. Love blossoms. But when her brother comes to town, trouble follows. A fun tale of romance, family and other possibilities. Sizzling heat is noted as well as a bit of suspense. Ms. Shalvis blends the right mixture of suspense, mystery and romance together to create an honest, tender love story. A wonderful read for any Contemporary Romance fan!
    *Received for an honest review from the publisher*
    Rating: 4.5
    Heat rating: mild
    Reviewed by: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More

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  • Posted September 27, 2014

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    It¿s in His Kiss by Jill Shalvis is another exceptional book in

    It’s in His Kiss by Jill Shalvis is another exceptional book in the Lucky Harbor series.




    Becca Thorpe comes to Lucky Harbor to jump start her life. Living by the ocean with its warm breezes is breathing new life into her plans. Becca’s view is further enhanced by the sexy boat builder whose shop is near by.  Becca’s first order of business is finding a paying job. She offers to organize Sam Brody’s office but with the stipulation that their one night of passion is not to be repeated.




    Sam Brody has always kept his business and personal life separate. He sees something in Becca that is missing from his life. Offering her a job is a god send since neither he or his partners have no time for office paper work.  Becca whips the office into shape in no time at all but his hands off policy of mixing work and pleasure slowly falls by the waste side.




    Neither Becca or Sam can keep their minds nor their hands off each other.  Issues in both of their past threaten to pull them back into a life they had left behind. Can this new relationship grow and prosper in sleepy little Lucky Harbor?




    It’s in His Kiss is a fun and sexy book that will warm your heart and soul.  Becca and Sam’s chemistry is off the charts and their conversations are funny as well as sexy.  Eager to read more books from Jill Shalvis and Lucky Harbor.

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  • Posted September 20, 2014

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    I love this series!!!  One of the things I love the most about J

    I love this series!!! 
    One of the things I love the most about Jill Shalvis' books is that she builds the characters relationship through out the book and takes you on the ride with them. 
    Sam Brody believes you show your love by your actions, but he does not believe in the words "Love you". Sam takes care of those he cares for by making sure that he and his business partners Tanner and Cole make the most of their Charter Company. Keeping them successful and financially sound and they in return will always have his back. Becca Thorpe has spent her life protecting her brother Jase with no one protecting her. From the first moment Sam sees Becca he feels the need to be close and protect her. Sam doesn't mix business with pleasure but Becca needs a job and Sam has one to offer. He has need to keep her close but can he keep his hands to himself?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2014

    Fantastic!

    Loved it from start to finish! It has a great mix of humor, love, sadness and sexy times. For me it was just perfect. I highly recommend.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2014

    Help someone please read

    Hi im a freshman and have a crush on one of my friends he flirts alot with me and i like him alot but the thing is he flirts sith alot of girls so idk if i should tell him. Can you guys help me out i need other opinions. Thanks

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  • Posted September 18, 2014

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    Hott Synopsis: Becca Thorpe has secrets. She¿s on the run in sea

    Hott Synopsis:
    Becca Thorpe has secrets. She’s on the run in search of herself. When she lands in Lucky Harbor she finds that she she’s having trouble moving on.
    It could be the pacific ocean. Or the ranch popcorn. But it’s most likely the SGS, sexy grumpy surfer, that works – and works out – just outside her apartment window.
    Will she return to the glam life she escaped or stay in the lucky life she’s found?

    Hott Review:
    What I liked: It’s in His Kiss was adorable. I laughed and cried.
    I really liked Becca and Sam and their romance and baggage were absolutely believable.
    What I didn’t like: The steam wasn’t tremendous, though there were a few scorchers. Even then it was mostly just implied.
    What I didn’t enjoy was the foul language. It wasn’t permeated just unnecessary.

    More…
    Author: Jill Shalvis
    Source: Grand Central Publishing via Netgalley
    Grade: A
    Steam: Adult
    Setting: Lucky Harbor, Washington
    Series: Lucky Harbor #10

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  • Posted September 17, 2014

    I loved this story.  Sam is one of my top 3 male favorites.  Bec

    I loved this story.  Sam is one of my top 3 male favorites.  Becca Thorpe is also one of my favorite characters.  I liked the story and how characters from the past books were included - LOVED THAT.  I also enjoyed the little nick names SGS was my favorite.  The story was funny, heart warming with some passion mixed in that made it difficult to put the book down.  Can't wait for the next book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 16, 2014

    Great Book!

    It's in his kiss. Oh it sure was! I will never view beach umbrellas the same. A fun, wonderful
    addition to Lucky Harbor.

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    Posted September 13, 2014

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  • Posted September 10, 2014

    This is the beginning of the last ¿trilogy¿ from the Lucky Harbo

    This is the beginning of the last ‘trilogy’ from the Lucky Harbor series by Jill Shalvis. I am a HUGE fan of series’ about small towns, and this series has been no different.

    This story tells the story of Becca Thorpe and Sam Brody. Becca, a jingle writer, escaped to the beach to get away from the city. Sam is a complex character who runs a boat charter business with his two friends. He also designs custom boats. The two meet when Becca enters his shop in order to find out where her apartment is. Becca ends up working at the charter business, and after an amazing night, Sam backs off, determined not to mix business and pleasure.

    Becca is a great heroine and Shalvis makes her extremely fun to read. As the relationship between her and Sam, Shalvis introduces conflict into their lives that tests their relationship and the bond between them. Shalvis develops these conflicts expertly, with real life characters and mature responses. This is definitely a must read for contemporary romance fans!

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  • Posted September 10, 2014

    Jill Shalvis has brought us another installment in the Lucky Har

    Jill Shalvis has brought us another installment in the Lucky Harbor Series and it didn't disappoint...I love that Becca brought the big tough Sexy Surfer to his knees! It was a fun story to read in the summer and enjoy the beach. I love that they both helped each other figure out that all relationships are not created equal! Now I can't wait for the next one...l

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2014

    Loved it!

    Enjoyed!

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  • Posted September 8, 2014

    Loved this book!  My favorite line in the book "I used to b

    Loved this book!  My favorite line in the book "I used to be on Facebook, but got kicked off."  LOL!  I wondered if this was a private joke Jill Shalvis put in her book.  So funny!  This was a great love story, not just about Sam and Becca but about loving our imperfect family members too.  Another 5 star hit for the author!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2014

    Awesome Read

    I loved the love story between Becca and Sam. The Sam and his friends take care of Becca. This is a great book

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  • Posted September 6, 2014

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    Jill Shalvis's Lucky Harbor Series is Wonderful, Funny, Romantic

    Jill Shalvis's Lucky Harbor Series is Wonderful, Funny, Romantic and Endearing. 
    Every book takes me to the wonderful town of Lucky Harbor
     and I can not stop reading!!  

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2014

    Makes me want to run

    This was one of my favorite lucky harbor stories, I love Sam, he is a sweet caring man who had a messed up childhood but doesn't let that stop him from caring about those from his past. I like that he teaches her to live for the future.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2014

    To under the covers

    How do you change your name instead of anonymous

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