The Best Man

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Sometimes the best man is the one you least expect…

Faith Holland left her hometown after being jilted at the altar. Now a little older and wiser, she's ready to return to the Blue Heron Winery, her family's vineyard, to confront the ghosts of her past, and maybe enjoy a glass of red. After all, there's some great scenery there….

Like Levi Cooper, the local police chief—and best friend of her former fiancé. There's a lot about Levi that Faith ...

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Overview

Sometimes the best man is the one you least expect…

Faith Holland left her hometown after being jilted at the altar. Now a little older and wiser, she's ready to return to the Blue Heron Winery, her family's vineyard, to confront the ghosts of her past, and maybe enjoy a glass of red. After all, there's some great scenery there….

Like Levi Cooper, the local police chief—and best friend of her former fiancé. There's a lot about Levi that Faith never noticed, and it's not just those deep green eyes. The only catch is she's having a hard time forgetting that he helped ruin her wedding all those years ago. If she can find a minute amidst all her family drama to stop and smell the rosé, she just might find a reason to stay at Blue Heron, and finish that walk down the aisle.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
The path to love is bumpy and strewn with landmines in this surprisingly deep charmer from rom-com queen Higgins (Somebody to Love). Jeremy Lyon admits to Faith Holland that he’s gay—moments before they were supposed to be wed. It takes three years of self-imposed exilefrom her upstate New York hometown for heartbroken Faith to recover. She returns to find her grandparents feuding and her father embarking on a wholly inappropriate romance. She also runs into police chief Levi Cooper; she thinks he’s super-hot but resents him for never telling her Jeremy’s secret. As she navigates the perils of dating again, family drama, and an identity crisis, perky Faith is slowly revealed as deeply human, deeply troubled, and deeply in need of self-forgiveness and love. Levi is a stalwart and appealing good guy rounded out with an Afghanistan-scarred psyche and a constant struggle to fully accept his working-class background. Emotional resonance balances zany antics in a powerful story that feels completely real. (Mar.)
Kirkus Reviews
When Faith Holland was abandoned at the altar three years ago, she left her hometown for San Francisco to regroup; coming home to Manningsport, she'll have to confront her past and Levi Cooper, the disturbingly handsome chief of police she blames for ruining her life. On the day her fiance came out and left her at the altar, Faith escaped to the West Coast, where she's had a thriving professional life and a comical romantic life. Summoned home for a few months to work the harvest at her family's winery and help with some crisis management, Faith realizes that some things in her small town will never change—for the good or the bad—but she knows the time has come to establish a new reality with her ex, her family and maybe even Levi Cooper, the best man who forced Jeremy to be honest with her and himself on their wedding day. It's so much easier to blame and despise him; if she lets down her guard, she might have to deal with their short but profound shared past and her own guilt and secrets from a long-ago tragedy that has haunted her for most of her life. Higgins' newest heart-tugging romantic comedy juggles a spectrum of emotionally powerful elements, including the death of a mother, the abandonment of a father and a sigh-worthy high school romance gone awry. With her typical engaging voice, compelling storytelling and amusing dialogue, Higgins keeps the audience flipping through pages as quickly as possible, but it is her spot-on ability to make her characters at once funny, authentic and vulnerable—vulnerable to the point of breaking, so they can heal, stronger and better and more able to love—that is her true genius and guarantees most romance fans will both laugh out loud and get teary, sometimes at the same time. Another sweet, touching must-read for Higgins fans and anyone who enjoys a perfect combination of humor and romance.
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"Emotional resonance balances zany antics in a powerful story that feels completely real." —-Publishers Weekly Starred Review
Library Journal
Literally left standing at the altar when her groom (and longtime best friend) reluctantly comes out of the closet on their wedding day, landscape architect Faith Holland leaves her small New York town and heads west. But San Francisco is far from fertile romantic ground and after more than three years away, she misses home. So when a family crisis beckons, Faith heads back to the Finger Lakes and her family's Blue Heron Winery, hoping to lay the past to rest and carve out a future. She never imagines she'll fall in love with Levi Cooper, the local police chief and the man she blames for her wedding day disaster. VERDICT With a brilliant combination of priceless humor, crackerjack dialog, and insightful characterization, Higgins spins a realistic, touching tale of heartbreak, healing, and homecoming graced with an abundance of people you want to know better and a stunning, bucolic setting you won't want to leave. Higgins (Somebody To Love) lives in Connecticut.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780373777921
  • Publisher: Harlequin
  • Publication date: 2/26/2013
  • Series: Blue Heron Series , #1
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 93,550
  • Product dimensions: 4.36 (w) x 6.46 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Kristan Higgins is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author and two-time winner of the Romance Writers of America RITA Award. Her books have been praised for their "genius level EQ, whippet-fast, funny dialogue and sweet plots with a deliciously tart edge" (USA TODAY). She lives in Connecticut with her heroic firefighter husband and two extremely advanced children, one shy little mutt and an occasionally affectionate cat.
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Faith Holland put down her binoculars, picked up her clipboard and checked off a box on her list. Lives alone. Clint had said he did, and the background check showed only his name on the rental agreement, but a person couldn't be too careful. She took a pull of Red Bull and tapped her fingers against the steering wheel of her roommate's car.

Once upon a time, a scenario like this would've seemed ridiculous. But given her romantic history, a little footwork was simply smart. Footwork saved time, embarrassment, anger and heartbreak. Say, for example, the man was gay, which had happened not just with Jeremy, but with Rafael Santos and Fred Beeker, as well. To his credit, Rafe hadn't known Faith thought they were dating; he'd thought they were just hanging out. Later that month, determined to keep trying, Faith had rather awkwardly hit on Fred, who lived down the street from her and Liza, only to have him recoil in horror and gently explain that he liked boys, too. (Incidentally, she'd fixed him up with Rafael, and the two had been together ever since, so at least there was a happily ever after for someone.)

Gay wasn't the only problem. Brandon, whom she'd met at a party, had seemed so promising, right until their second date, when his phone rang. "Gotta take this, it's my dealer," he'd said blithely. When Faith had asked for clarification—he couldn't mean drug dealer, could he?—he'd replied sure, what did she think he meant? He'd seemed confused when Faith left in a huff.

The binocs were old school, yes. But had she used binoculars with Rafe, she would've seen his gorgeous silk window treatments and six-foot framed poster of Barbra Streisand. Had she staked out Brandon, she might've seen him meeting unsavory people in cars after they'd flashed their headlights.

She'd attempted to date two other guys since moving to San Francisco. One didn't believe in bathing—again, something she might've learned by stalking. The other guy stood her up.

Hence the stakeout.

Faith sighed and rubbed her eyes. If this didn't work out, Clint would be her last foray for a while, because she really was getting worn out here. Late nights, the eye strain associated with binocular use, a stomachache from too much caffeine… It was tiring.

But Clint might be worth it. Straight, employed, no history of arrest, no DUIs, that rarest of species in S.F. Maybe this would make a cute story at their wedding. She could almost imagine Clint saying, "Little did I know that at that very minute, Faith was parked in front of my house, chugging Red Bull and bending the law…."

She'd met Clint on the job—she'd been hired to design a small public park in the Presidio; Clint owned a landscaping company. They'd worked together just fine; he was on time, and his people were fast and meticulous. Also, Clint had taken a shine to Blue, Faith's Golden retriever, and what's more appealing than a guy who gets down on his knees and lets your dog lick his face? Blue seemed to like him (but then again, Blue tended to like any living creature, the type of dog who'd leg-hump a serial killer). The park had been dedicated two weeks ago, and right after the ceremony, Clint had asked her out. She'd said yes, then gone home and begun her work. Good old Google showed no mention of a wife (or husband). There was a record of a marriage between a Clinton Bundt of Owens, Nebraska, but that was ten years ago, and her Clint Bundt a) seemed too young to have been married for ten years; and b) was from Seattle. His Facebook page was for work only. While he did mention some social things ("Went to Oma's on 19th Street; great latkes!"), there was no mention of a spouse in any of the posts of the past six months.

On Date Number One, Faith had made arrangements for Fred and Rafael to check him out, since gaydar was clearly not one of her skills. She and Clint met for drinks on a Tuesday evening, and the guys had shown up at the bar, done the shark-bump test on Clint, then gone to a table. Straight, Rafael texted, and Fred backed him up with Hetero.

On Date Number Two (lunch/Friday afternoon), Clint had proven to be charming and interested as she told him about her family, being the youngest of four, Goggy and Pops, her grandparents, how much she missed her dad. Clint, in turn, had told her about an ex-fiancée; she'd kept her own story to herself.

On Date Number Three (dinner/Wednesday, in the "make him wait to measure his interest level" philosophy), Clint had met her at a cute little bar near the pier and once again passed every criteria: held her chair, complimented her without too much detail (That's a pretty dress, she'd found, set off no warning bells, unlike Is that Badgley Mischka, OMG, I love those two!). He'd stroked the back of her hand and kept sneaking peeks at her boobage, so it was all good. When Clint had asked if he could drive her home, which of course was code for sex, she'd put him off.

Clint's eyes had narrowed, as if accepting her challenge. "I'll call you. Are you free this weekend?"

Another test passed. Available on weekends. Faith had felt a flutter; she hadn't been on a fourth date since she was eighteen years old. "I think I'm free on Friday," she'd murmured.

They stood on the sidewalk, waiting for a cab as tourists streamed into souvenir shops to buy sweatshirts, having been tricked into thinking that late August in San Francisco meant summer. Clint leaned in and kissed her, and Faith let him. It had been a good kiss. Very competent. There was potential in that kiss, she thought. Then a taxi emerged from the gloom of the famed fog, and Clint waved it over.

And so, in preparation of the fourth date—which would possibly be the date, when she finally slept with someone other than Jeremy—here she was, parked in front of his apartment, binoculars trained on his windows. Looked as if he was watching the ball game.

Time to call her sister.

"He passes," Faith said by way of greeting.

"You have a problem, hon," said Pru. "Open your heart and all that crap. Jeremy was eons ago."

"This has nothing to do with Jeremy," Faith said, ignoring the answering snort. "I'm a little worried about his name, though. Clint Bundt. It's abrupt. Clint Eastwood, sure, that works. But on anyone else, I don't know. Clint and Faith. Faith and Clint. Faith Bundt." It was much less pleasing than, oh, let's say, Faith and

Jeremy or Jeremy and Faith. Not that she was hung up on the past or anything.

"Sounds okay to me," Pru said.

"Yeah, well, you're Prudence Vanderbeek."

"And?" Pru said amiably, chewing in Faith's ear.

"Clint and Faith Bundt. It's just…off."

"Okay, then break up with him. Or take him to court and force him to change his name. Listen, I gotta go. It's bedtime for us farm folk."

"Okay. Give the kids a hug for me," Faith said. "Tell Abby I'll send her that link to the shoes she asked about. And tell Ned he's still my little bunny, even if he is technically an adult."

"Ned!" her sister bellowed. "Faith says you're still her little bunny."

"Yay," came her nephew's voice.

"Gotta go, kid," said Pru. "Hey, you coming home for harvest?"

"I think so. I don't have another installation for a while." While Faith made a decent living as a landscape designer, most of her work was done on the computer. Her presence was only required for the last part of a job. Plus, grape harvest at Blue Heron was well worth a visit home.

"Great!" Pru said. "Listen, ease up on the guy, have fun, talk soon, love you."

"Love you, too."

Faith took another pull of Red Bull. Pru had a point. Her oldest sibling had been happily married for twenty-three years, after all. And who else was going to give her romantic advice? To Honor, her other sister, if you weren't calling from the hospital, you were wasting her time. Jack was their brother and thus useless on these matters. And Dad…well, Dad was still in mourning for Mom, who'd been gone for nineteen years.

The wash of guilt was all too familiar.

"We can do this," Faith told herself, changing the mental subject. "We can fall in love again."

Certainly a better option than having Jeremy Lyon be her first and only love.

She caught a glimpse of her face in the rearview mirror, that hint of bewilderment and sorrow she always felt when she thought of Jeremy.

"Damn you, Levi," she whispered. "You just couldn't keep your mouth shut, could you?"

Two nights later, Faith was starting to think that Clint Bundt was indeed worth the ten minutes she'd taken to shave her legs and the six it'd taken to wrestle herself into the microfiber Slim-Nation undergarment she'd bought on QVC last month. (Hope. It sprung eternal.) Clint had picked an upscale Thai place with a koi pond in the entryway, red silk wall hangings making the room glow with flattering light. They sat in a U-shaped booth, very cozily, Faith thought. It was so romantic. Also, the food was really good, not to mention the lovely Russian River chardonnay.

Clint's eyes kept dropping to her cleavage. "I'm sorry," he said, "but you look good enough to eat." He grinned like a naughty boy, and Faith's girl parts gave a mighty tingle. "I have to tell you," he went on, "the very first second I saw you, I felt like I was hit on the side of the head with a two-by-four."

"Really? That's so sweet," Faith said, taking a sip of her wine. So far as she could recall, she'd been dressed in filthy jeans, work boots and soaked to the skin. She'd been moving some plants around in the rain, trying to ease the mind of the city councilman who was concerned over the park's water runoff (which, please, had been nonexistent; she was a certified landscape architect, thank you very much).

"I wasn't sure I was capable of speech," Clint now said. "I probably made a fool out of myself." He gave her a sheepish look as if acknowledging he'd been quite the love-struck suitor.

And to think she hadn't even noticed that he'd been…well… dazzled by her. That's how it went, right? Love came when you weren't looking, except in the case of the millions who'd found mates on Match.com, but, hey. It sounded good.

The server came and whisked away their dinner plates, setting down coffee, cream and sugar. "Did you see anything you liked on the dessert menu?" he asked, smiling at them. Because really, they were an adorable couple.

"How about the mango creme brulee?" Clint said. "I don't know if I'll survive watching you eat it, but what a way to go."

Hello! Tingling at a 6.8 on the Richter scale. "The creme brulee sounds great," Faith said, and the waiter sped away.

Clint slid a little closer, putting his arm around Faith's shoulders. "You look amazing in that dress," he murmured, trailing a finger down the neckline. "What are the odds of me getting you out of it later on?" He dropped a kiss on the side of her neck.

Oh, melt! Another kiss. "The odds are getting better," she breathed.

"I really like you, Faith," he whispered, nuzzling her ear, causing her entire side to electrify.

"I like you, too," she said and looked into his pretty brown eyes. His finger slid lower, and she could feel her skin heating up, getting blotchy, no doubt, the curse of the redhead. What the heck. She turned her face and kissed him on the lips, a soft, sweet, lingering kiss.

"Sorry to interrupt, lovebirds," said the waiter. "Don't mind me." He set the dessert on the table with a knowing smile.

"This!"

The bark made all three of them jump. Clint's elbow hit her glass, the wine spilling onto the tablecloth.

"Oh, shit," Clint said, shoving away from her.

"Don't worry about it," Faith said. "I do stuff like that all the time."

Clint wasn't looking at the wine.

A woman stood in front of their booth, a beautiful little boy dangling from her hands as she held him out in front of her. "This is what he's ignoring because of you, whore!"

Faith looked behind her to see the whore, but the only thing there was the wall. She looked back at the woman, who was about her age and very pretty—blond hair and fury-flushed cheeks. "Are you…are you talking to me?" she asked.

"Yes, I'm talking to you, whore! This is what he's missing when he's wining and dining you. Our son! Our baby!" She jiggled the toddler to demonstrate.

"Hey, no shaking the kid," Faith said.

"Don't speak to me, whore!"

"Mommy, put down!" the toddler commanded. The woman obeyed, jamming her hands on her (thin) hips. The waiter caught Faith's eye and grimaced. He was probably gay, and thus her ally.

Faith closed her mouth. "But I didn't… Clint, you're not married, are you?"

Clint was holding up his hands, surrender-style. "Baby, don't be mad," he said to the woman. "She's just someone I work with—"

"Oh, my God, you are married!" Faith blurted. "Where are you from? Are you from Nebraska?"

"Yes, we are, whore!"

"Clint!" Faith yelped. "You bas—" She remembered the kid, who looked at her solemnly, then scooped up a fingerful of creme brulee and stuck it in his mouth.

"I'm so sorry," Faith said to Mrs. Clint Bundt (well, at least Faith wouldn't be saddled with that name). The kid spit out the dessert and reached for the sugar packets. "I didn't know—"

"Oh, shut up, whore. How dare you seduce my husband! How dare you!"

"I'm not sedu—doing anything to anyone, okay?" Faith said, more than a little horrified that this conversation was taking place in front of a toddler (who looked like a baby Hobbit, he was so dang cute, licking sugar from the packet).

"You're a slut, whore."

"Actually," Faith said tightly, "your husband was the one who…" Again, the kid. "Ask the waiter. Right?" Yes, yes, get some confirmation from the friendly waiter.

"Um…who's paying tonight?" he asked. So much for the love she inspired in the gays.

"It was a business dinner," Clint interrupted. "She came onto me, and I didn't expect it, I didn't know what to do. Come on, let's go home, babe."

"And by home, I'm guessing you don't mean your bachelor pad in Noe Valley, right?" Faith bit out.

Clint ignored her. "Hi, Finn, how's it going, bud?" He tousled his child's hair, then stood up and gave her a sorrowful, dignified look. "I'm sorry, Faith," he said somberly. "I'm a happily married man, and I have a beautiful family. I'm afraid we won't be able to work together anymore."

"Not a problem," she said tightly.

"Take that, whore," said Clint's wife. "That's what you get, trying to break up my family!" She put her hands on her hips and twisted out her leg, the Angelina Jolie Hip Displacement look.

"Hi, whore," the little boy said, ripping open another sugar packet.

"Hi," she said. He really was cute.

"Don't speak to my child!" Mrs. Bundt said. "I don't want your filthy whore mouth speaking to my son."

"Hypocrite," she muttered.

Clint scooped up the boy, who'd managed to snag a few more sugar packets.

"If I ever see you near my husband, whore, you'll be sorry," Mrs. Bundt hissed.

"I'm not a whore, okay?" Faith snapped.

"Yes, you are," said his wife, giving her the finger. Then the Bundts turned their backs to her and walked away from the table.

"I'm not!" Faith called. "I haven't slept with anyone in three years, okay? I'm not a whore!" The little boy waved cheerily from over his father's shoulder, and Faith gave a small wave in return.

The Bundts were gone. Faith grabbed her water glass and chugged, then rested the glass against her hot cheek. Her heart was pounding so hard she felt sick.

"Three years?" said one of the diners.

The waiter gave her the check. "I'll take that whenever you're ready," he said. Great. On top of all that, she had to pay for dinner, too.

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  • Posted February 24, 2013

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    ~Reviewed by ANN & posted at Under the Covers Book Blog Fun

    ~Reviewed by ANN & posted at Under the Covers Book Blog

    Fun, flirty and filled with chaos, you may need something to support your ribs from all the laughing you’ll be doing while reading this! ~ Under the Covers

    I have a confession to make: This is my very first Kristan Higgins book! I’ve been meaning to read her books for so long, but didn’t have the chance to until now. I’m glad I took the leap because I love her authorial voice and hope to fall in love again in Blue Heron!

    THE BEST MAN is the first book in a brand new series called Blue Heron. It features Faith Holland who has some serious man issues – and I mean, SERIOUS MAN ISSUES! This girl cannot catch a break! Her fiancé turns out to be gay, the men she dates are absolute scumbags and it’s not her fault at all! Readers are taken on a journey where there are loads of laughs and a ton of fun times. Higgins had me laughing out loud in some cases. I’ve even bookmarked some pages to refer back to just to bring a smile to my face. The wardrobe malfunction has to be my favorite though.

    If you’re not reading this for the riot of laughs, then here’s another reason to read it: Levi Cooper , police chief and – get this – best friend to her former fiancé. Oooh yeah.

    Levi and Faith have known each other for a very long time, so much so that they come to dislike each other. They find each other annoying and that only makes their time together that much more exciting and fun. Irritation IS foreplay in this case.

    While I thought the flashbacks scenes with Jeremy from Levi’s POV did stall the story a little bit, it did give readers some much needed background information on their friendship. I just don’t know if all of it was necessary. The same goes with all the chaos that happens within Faith’s family. Readers are pushed into the Holland family room and are blasted with their crazy (but fun!) personalities. Reading about them was a hoot!

    If you’re a fan of Jill Shalvis, I think you’d enjoy this series. Fun, flirty and filled with chaos, you may need something to support your ribs from all the laughing you’ll be doing while reading this!

    11 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2013

    Love Higgins

    I have read all her books and I have to say I have not been let down with any. By far this is my favorite though. She writes believable characters with funny plot lines and moments when you cry and laugh. Recommend this book for anyone who loves a good romance story!!!!!

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2013

    Disappointed, I almost put the book down a few times for good bu

    Disappointed, I almost put the book down a few times for good but I decided to see it to the end because the book received such great reviews. The premise was good and I enjoyed a few moments between the characters. I found myself frequently frustrated throughout the book because there would be a small development in the relationship and then the storyline would quickly divert away into a boring sub-plot. It was so drawn out and then rushed at the end. I feel terrible for writing a negative review, but I just wanted more.....

    4 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2013

    I'd never read this author before and I was happily surprised.

    I'd never read this author before and I was happily surprised. This was a hilarious, sweet story. The chaotic Holland family is hilarious and Faith's dating disasters were also amusing. The developing of the romance between Levi and Faith was realistic and a pleasure to read.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 4, 2013

    Faith Holland has bad luck with men. After an eight year relati

    Faith Holland has bad luck with men. After an eight year relationship with her perfect man, she was jilted at the altar when her fiance came out of the closet. After years away, she returns to her hometown to do some work at her family's winery.

    Levi Cooper had been the best man at her almost wedding and Faith has a hard time forgetting that he encouraged her fiance to tell her the truth at their almost wedding. Now the chief of police, Levi has mixed feelings towards Faith. He'd always though her a goody two shoes, but since her return he's getting to know the real Faith...and she's someone who's getting past the barriers he keeps around his guarded heart.

    I thought this was going to be another light and fun romance. And yes, there were some very funny characters and situations, but it was also a moving story of two people, emotionally wounded as children, who find each other after they open their hearts to love.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2013

    Delightful

    I am a huge Kristan Higgins fan, and The Best Man did not disappoint. I laughed, I cried and I wondered if Justin Timberlake would ever hear about or read this book. Faith returns three years after her wedding is stopped at the altar by (in her opinion) Levi, the best man. After years of being "not friends" in a small town, the road to love for Faith and Levi is quite interesting. The town is filled with a number of lively secondary characters and friends. I just hope that Higgans will take up back to Manningsport soon.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2013

    Awesome Read

    Pre-order now! You won't regret this purchase.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2013

    This was the 1st Kristan Higgins book and I Loved it! It was fun

    This was the 1st Kristan Higgins book and I Loved it! It was funny, romantic, and at times a tear jerker too! A little bit of everything. It's about 380 pages long. Higgins does a good job of character development and you really fall in love with them. Looking forward to reading some of her other novels. 

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 13, 2013

    Great book! It kept me laughing. Looking forward to more of Kris

    Great book! It kept me laughing. Looking forward to more of Kristan's books!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2013

    Amazing

    Love this book....another favorite from kristan higgins. I love the humor and depth that she puts in her characters. I can piccture the story and i was captured throughout the whole novel

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Loved it

    Every twist and turn was sweet and romantic. Great story with the oerfect characters. Cant say enough good!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2014

    My favorite Higgins book!

    Absolutely loved EVERYTHNG about this book. The characters were likeable, the writing witty. Love, love, lovrd this book!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2013

    Midnightflurry

    Thanks. *Midnightflurry meowed*

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 11, 2013

    Laugh out loud

    I am a big fan and bought this without even looking at the back cover and Ms H. didn't dissappoint! Laugh out loud funny and loved the reference to Justin Timberlake (you have to read it to believe it) and the text one charachter accidently sends to her teenage son.

    This book is going on my keeper shelf next to all her other books!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 11, 2013

    I really enjoyed this romance very much. I did find the story p

    I really enjoyed this romance very much. I did find the story pretty predictable but I found myself eager to find out what was going to happen in spike of myself. I laughed out loud in several spots. Overall very enjoyable.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 11, 2013

    Good Not Great

    The characters were well developed but there were too many of them... There were two many story lines going on at the same time... I know Ms Higgins is a fine author but I can't get too excited about this book and I found it easy to put down which is unusual for me since I read 3 to 5 books a week... This book was good but not great and I found parts of the book unbelievable... Can't believe we got to the church before she found out he was gay??? After a multi year courtship???

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 9, 2013

    more from this reviewer

    Just love her books! Wish she would write faster!

    Just love her books! Wish she would write faster!

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2013

    Great Read

    I couldn't put this down and neither will you! This was my 1st book by this author and wont be my last...on way to get another on my nook now!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2013

    Kristan never disappoints!!!

    Kristan never disappoints!!!

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2013

    Great book

    Kristan higgins has done it again! Anothergreat love story!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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