Lucky Break: A Shamrock Falls Novel

Lucky Break: A Shamrock Falls Novel

by Kelley Vitollo
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Lucky Break: A Shamrock Falls Novel by Kelley Vitollo

Lucky Break by Kelley Vitollo

She'll gamble her heart on the best friend she left behind...

One lucky break is all struggling actress Sidney Williams needs. But when living the LA life becomes too much, she heads back to the small town of Shamrock Falls for the vacation she needs to get her life on track—and immediately runs into Kade Mitchell, her former best friend and the boy next door she's always regretted leaving behind.

Kade, the new owner of Lucky's—once the most popular bar in Shamrock Falls—is determined to bring the place back to its former glory, and seeing Sidney again is a distraction he doesn't need. Sure, the chemistry between them is explosive, but Kade can't let himself fall into a fling with his best friend—not when he knows she's soon heading back to the glitter of Tinseltown. Now, with the possibility of her first major acting role looming, Sidney must decide if her lucky break is in Hollywood or right where she left it—in Shamrock Falls.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781622669684
Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 08/25/2012
Series: Shamrock Falls , #1
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 257
Sales rank: 692,367
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Kelley Vitollo has been writing for as long as she can remember. She won her first writing contest in third grade for an essay she wrote, "Tomorrow's Leaders on the Move." Like dreams sometimes do, they fell to the background for a while. She married her best friend, worked full time, and started her family. In 2004 Kelley, her husband and their new baby girl made a move from Oregon to Southern California and that's when everything changed. As a stay-at-home mom for the first time, her passion for writing flared to life again. Things haven't been the same since. With two incredible daughters, an awesome husband and her days spent writing what she loves, Kelley considers herself the luckiest girl in the world. She still resides in sunny Southern California, where she loves spending time with her family and sneaking away to the bookstore with her laptop.

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Lucky Break: A Shamrock Falls Novel 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
SailormanOR More than 1 year ago
enjoyed this a lot
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
shirley_frances More than 1 year ago
Sidney left Shamrock Falls to pursue her dream of making it in Hollywood, only she did it without saying good-bye to her best friends Rowan and Kade. This mistake has haunted her ever since, but she can't make herself keep in touch with them or return to her hometown regardless of the guilt she's been feeling for the past five years. After a series of events, she finds herself back in Shamrock Falls and running straight into Kade. Kade had a rough family life growing up and his only escape was spending time with Sidney and Rowan. Although he tries to convince himself that he is over Sidney and that he is no longer angry about how she left him without a word, it all comes back to him the moment she's standing in front of him. I adored this story! Kelley Vitollo did a great job of bringing to the page a sweet story of forgiveness and new beginnings that tugged at my heart strings and left me wanting to see more from Kade and Sidney. I appreciated the hesitations, doubts and questions that both characters felt because it added to the believability of their happily ever after. I liked the fact that Kade was honest and direct and that he never wavered on his loyalty to Sidney and that she in turn finally accepted her feelings for Kade for what they were - feelings of love, not only friendship. Kade and Sidney were both complex characters with many layers to them - issues about their childhood, their needs and wants. Their connection as best friends through childhood and teenage years, as told through flashbacks, felt real and gave me the opportunity to get to know them better, thus helping me connect to them fully. Needless to say that the chemistry between Kade and Sidney was palpable from the beginning and although their scenes were not overtly explicit their passion for each other came across perfectly through the page. Especially that first kiss, wowza! The secondary characters were a joy to read too and they added beautifully to the story. Rowan, Jace and Betsy all came across as interesting characters, but I especially enjoyed Rowan and her interactions with both Kade and Sidney. I can't wait to read her story! She was funny, adorably sweet and her longing for a family of her own endeared her to me. Lucky Break is the first book in the Shamrock Falls series and a great start to the series. This is the first book of Kelly Vitollo I've read but I am certain it won't be the last one. She managed to capture my attention from the beginning of the story all through the end by bringing to life both Sidney and Kade and bringing to the page a wonderful story of friendship and loyalty.