Blog Tour for Once in a Lifetime by Jill Shalvis


This post is part of the Blog Tour for Once in a Lifetime by Jill Shalvis. This is book 9 in her Lucky Harbor - small-town contemporary romances. All the books can be read as standalones though go in groups of three focusing on one family or a group of friends. I haven't read all the previous books in the series but the ones I've read I enjoyed a lot. This one was a nice addition to the Lucky Harbor family and friends. 

Title: Once in a Lifetime (Lucky Harbor #9)
Author: Jill Shalvis 
Date of publication: February 18, 2014 
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Mass Market
Genre: Contemporary romance

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After a wrenching loss, Ben McDaniel tried to escape his grief by working in dangerous, war-torn places like Africa and the Middle East. Now he's back in his hometown and face-to-face with Aubrey Wellington, the hot-as-hell woman who is trouble with a capital T. Family and friends insist she's not the one to ease his pain, but Aubrey sparks an intense desire that gives Ben hope for the future.

Determined to right the wrongs of her past, Aubrey is working hard to make amends. But by far, the toughest challenge to her plan is sexy, brooding Ben - even though he has absolutely no idea what she's done . . .

Can this unlikely couple defy the odds and win over the little town of Lucky Harbor?

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About 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.

If you are curious to learn more about Jill, here is a list of 5 Things She Does While Writing

1. Eats cookies

2. Whines

3. Fills out job applications for Taco Bell and Target

4. Neglects the laundry and house keeping

5. Talks to herself. A lot.

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Excerpt (short but hot!)

“You’re incredible, Ben, you know that? You’re an insensitive, first-class jerk, and–” 

He leaned in. “And what?” he asked, voice dangerously low. 

“And…” Stymied at her ridiculous and constant reaction to him, Aubrey put her hands to his chest to give him another shove, but somehow got her wires crossed and she fisted his shirt instead. 

“Dare me,” he said softly. 

Oh, how she hated how well he knew her. “I dare you to kiss me,” she whispered, and then to make sure he did, she put her mouth on his first…

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  1. I have 2 favs from this series, 'Head over Heels' (loooooove Chloe & Sawyer) and 'Forever and a Day'. Dr. Josh Scott is so sexy. <3

    1. Chloe and Sawyer are my favourite as well :) Good luck with the giveaway!


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