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The Summer Deal: A Novel (The Wildstone Series #5) (Paperback)
From New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis comes a friends-to-frenemies-to-lovers story… Add in a few secrets. Shake. Stir. Then read on a lazy summer day at the beach…
Brynn Turner desperately wishes she had it together, but her personal life is like a ping-pong match that’s left her scared and hurt after so many attempts to get it right. In search of a place to lick her wounds and get a fresh start, she heads back home to Wildstone.
And then there’s Kinsey Davis, who after battling serious health issues her entire twenty-nine years of life, is tired of hoping for . . . well, anything. She's fierce, tough, and she’s keeping more than one bombshell of a secret from Brynn -- her long-time frenemy.
But then Brynn runs into Kinsey's best friend, Eli, renewing her childhood crush. The good news: he’s still easy-going and funny and sexy as hell. The bad news: when he gets her to agree to a summer-time deal to trust him to do right by her, no matter what, she never dreams it’ll result in finding a piece of herself she didn’t even know was missing. She could have real connections, possibly love, and a future—if she can only learn to let go of the past.
As the long days of summer wind down, the three of them must discover if forgiveness is enough to grasp the unconditional love that’s right in front of them.
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 novels wherever books are sold and visit her website, jillshalvis.com, for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.
"Readers will find it easy to root for Shalvis’s stubborn, vulnerable heroines to recognize both the decency and compassion of the sexy men who love them and their own worthiness to be loved. This heartfelt tale is thoroughly satisfying." — Publishers Weekly on The Summer Deal
“With The Forever Girl, Jill Shalvis has created a wonderfully touching story about family, love, and second chances that will tug on the heartstrings and take readers on an emotional journey. Readers both new and old to the series are in for a treat with this book.” — Harlequin Junkie
“Shalvis capably weaves the complex, intertwining relationships into an appealing story of second chances. This is sure to satisfy.” — Publishers Weekly on The Forever Girl
“These characters are well written and are multidimensional and will engage your emotions. You’ll cry, laugh and cheer...Jill Shalvis’s The Forever Girl will take you back to Wildstone for an emotional trip you’ll want to read again and again.” — Fresh Fiction
Praise for The Lemon Sisters:
“Sisterhood takes center stage in this utterly absorbing novel. A book to savor—and share.” — Susan Wiggs, New York Times bestselling author, on Moonlight on Butternut Lake
“Fall in love with Jill Shalvis! She’s my go-to read for humor and heart.” — --Susan Mallery, New York Times bestselling author
“I love everything about this book, the family dynamics, the humor and the amazing romance. Just amazing!” — Lori Foster, New York Times Bestselling Author
Praise for Jill Shalvis and her novels:
“Jill Shalvis’s books are funny, warm, charming and unforgettable.” — RaeAnne Thayne, New York Times bestselling author
Praise for Rainy Day Friends:
“An upscale version of what the author has written so successfully: a lively and page-turning story of people we care about.” — New York Journal of Books
Praise for Lost and Found Sisters:
“The love story you need to read this summer isn’t what you expect: it’s about the love between sisters. Shalvis has written something totally different for your beach read this year—and you’re going to love it.” — Bustle