Lilah isn't sure what hurt worse: the day Ethan left her to focus on his hockey career or the day he came back eight years later. Read more...
Lilah isn't sure what hurt worse: the day Ethan left her to focus on his hockey career or the day he came back eight years later. He might think they can pick up just where they left off, but she's no longer that same girl and never wants to be again.
Ethan wants his glory days back. And that includes having Lilah by his side. With her, he was magic. They were magic. All he has to do is make her see that.
Just when Lilah might finally be ready to let Ethan in, though, she finds out their reunion might have nothing to do with love and everything to do with improving his game. But Ethan's already lost her once, and even if it costs him his career, he'll do anything to keep from losing her again.
"I couldn't stop turning the pages of this sexy, second-chance romance." -Amy E. Reichert, author of The Coincidence of Coconut Cake
"Hunting sparkles in this well-plotted contemporary." -Publishers Weekly
Included in POPSUGAR's "Hold On to the Hot Days of Summer With These 12 Sexy New Books "
iBooks' "Best of the Month" August 2018 Pick
Barnes & Noble Top Pick
Amazon's choice for "Best Romance of August "
"If you love rom-coms, don't miss this second-chance romance novel." -Hello Giggles
What readers are saying about The Good Luck Charm...
"Sexy rom-com at its finest "
"Helena Hunting is the queen of romantic comedy."
"Easily my favorite book Ms. Hunting has written."
"My fave read from Helena Hunting yet."
"Just as good as the Pucked series."
"This was awesome "
"Refreshing, light, swoony, and sexy."
- ISBN-13: 9781538760147
- ISBN-10: 1538760142
- Publisher: Forever
- Publish Date: August 2018
- Page Count: 352
- Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.3 x 1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds
Romance: Start your engines
A motorcycle club finds a new calling in To Have and to Harley by Regina Cole. Trey Harding always believed he’d been abandoned as a baby. Raised in foster care, he managed to find a surrogate family with the Iron Shadows biker gang. But his life takes an unexpected turn when his biological mother tracks him down and tells him that he was kidnapped, not abandoned, and that she’s been looking for him ever since. Scrambling to conceal his lifestyle, Trey tells his mother that he’s a wedding planner and ends up being drafted into planning his newfound sister’s upcoming nuptials with maid of honor Bethany Jernigan. The other bikers are soon drawn into the preparations, and it’s highly entertaining to watch them try to recommend menus, favors and a bridal wardrobe. Bethany finds a true protector in Trey as she grapples with her own family issues, which adds a tender note to this sexy and sweetly funny romantic comedy.
BACK INTO THE RINK
Readers love a second-chance romance, and Helena Hunting’s The Good Luck Charm delivers delightfully on its tried-and-tested premise. Professional hockey hopeful Ethan Kase broke up with his best friend and high school sweetheart, Lilah Smith, because he was convinced that she would be held back by his high-profile sports career. Now she’s a nurse at the local hospital, and he’s returned to their hometown after being traded to a new team. Sparks fly between them once more, but the heat doesn’t evaporate Lilah’s distrust of the man who broke her heart. As they tentatively explore a new relationship, the more mature pair finds themselves looking at the past with clearer eyes. They’re more honest about what they want for the future, too, even as conflicts concerning the balance of love and livelihoods arise. Hockey talk, more than one steamy scene, and a hero and heroine who have a genuine respect as well as a fiery passion for each other make this romance an all-around winner.
TOP PICK IN ROMANCE
A journey to the Scottish Highlands provides the backdrop for The Duke Buys a Bride by Sophie Jordan. While traveling to a newly inherited property, Marcus Weatherton comes upon a wife auction. Appalled by the practice and by the ugly fate that appears in store for the bride on offer, he pays for her, then assures her that she can be the housekeeper at his far-off estate. Alyse Bell is out of options but not without hope. She leaves her small village with the stranger, certain she can survive this calamity as she has so many others. Along the way, the pair forges an unlikely friendship and tries to ignore their wild attraction. As he comes to admire the intriguing Alyse, Marcus learns more about himself and what he wants from life. A road romance is all about putting two seemingly disparate people together—the fun is in their discovering that they are not so different after all. Readers will root for Marcus and Alyse to reach their destination and their true hearts’ desires.
ALSO IN BOOKPAGE: Read our Q&A with Sophie Jordan about The Duke Buys a Bride.