From New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis comes the next sexy, standalone novel in the Heartbreaker Bay series…
About ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE:
There’s no such thing as a little in love . . .
Elle Wheaton’s priorities: friends, career, and kick-ass shoes. Then there’s the muscular wall of stubbornness that’s security expert Archer Hunt—who comes before everything else. No point in telling Mr. “Feels-Free Zone” that, though. Elle will just see other men until she gets over Archer . . . which should only take a lifetime . . .
There’s no such thing as a little in lust . . .
Archer’s wanted the best for Elle ever since he sacrificed his law-enforcement career to save her. Their chemistry could start the next San Francisco earthquake and he craves her 24/7, but Archer doesn’t want to be responsible for the damage. The alternative? Watch her go out with guys who aren’t him . . .
There is such a thing as . . .
As far as Archer’s concerned, nobody is good enough for Elle. But when he sets out to prove it by sabotaging her dates, she gets mad—and things get hot as hell. Now Archer has a new mission: prove to Elle that her perfect man has been here all along . . .
ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE in ebook or paperback, releasing today!
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I have been in a reading slump for quite sometime now. Almost a month if I'm counting correctly. With the new year and my new reading goals I wanted to get back on track and what better way to do that than with a Jill Shalvis book. Accidentally on Purpose is the third book in the Heartbreaker Bay series by Jill Shalvis. This is Archer and Elle's story and I was eagerly waiting for it. Obviously, it did not disappoint. I LOVED it!
Every book in the Heartbreaker Bay series can be read as a stand alone but if you've been following the series you know that the tension between Archer and Elle is there for everyone to see. These two have sparks flying all over the place but they are just not ready to accept it. We finally get both Archer and Elle's back story and their history is complex to say the least. The love hate relationship and the push pull between them was perfectly captured.
Elle was an amazing heroine. She was always so put together and icy that you would think she's hard to relate to. But Elle had her strengths and her vulnerabilities. She's the one who's trying hard to make sense of her feelings while trying to keep her heart safe. Elle was definitely capable of scaring away guys but she met her match in Archer.
Now Archer was definitely a difficult hero to figure out at first. He was throwing mixed signals left and right but then again he was battling with his own emotions. Archer only wanted to protect Elle and take care of her. He was a solid guy with a good head on his shoulders. It was so sweet to watch him fall for her so helplessly. Jill Shalvis writes an amazing combination of sweet and sexy romance and I devoured it.
I also loved seeing the remaining gang. Pru and Finn were nauseatingly smitten in love. Keane and Willa were cute too. I found Archer's employees hilarious. Spencer was a great friend and I'm keeping my fingers crossed that his book is next. He really deserves it. Jill Shalvis' book always leave me with a happy feeling and this was no different. I loved Accidentally on Purpose.
*Note: A copy of this book was provided by the author/publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. We thank them.
“My life isn’t normal,” she said with a shake of her head.
“Forget normal. Normal’s overrated. Now drink that gross green stuff you can’t survive without.”
“It’s just tea, you weirdo. And I could totally survive without it if I needed to.” She paused. “I just can’t guarantee anyone else’s safety.”
“Exactly, so why take chances?”
Ell rolled her eyes. She was still taking what had happened last night personally. She knew everyone in this building, each and every business on the first and second floor and every tenant on the third and fourth floor, and she felt responsible for all of them.
And someone had been hurt on her watch. Unacceptable. “You do realize that the emergency exit system falls under security’s jurisdiction,” she said. “Which means the security company you hired failed us.”
Spence, following her line of thought, stopped looking so amused. He put down his coffee. “No, Elle.”
“Spence, a year ago now you sought me out for the general manager job. You put me in charge of covering your ass, which we both know I’m very good at. So I’m going to go discuss this matter with Archer, your head of security.”
He grimaced. “At least let me clear the building before you two go at each other.”
“There won’t be a fight.” At least not that she’d tell him about. “I’m simply doing my job and that includes managing one Archer Hunt.”
“Yes, technically,” Spence allowed. “But we both know that he answers to no one but himself and he certainly doesn’t consider you his boss. He doesn’t consider anyone his boss.”
Ell smiled and mainlined some more tea, the nectar of the gods as far as she was concerned. “His problem, not mine.”
Looking pained, Spence stood. “He’s not going to enjoy you going off on him this early half-cocked, Elle.”
“Ask me if I care.”
“I care,” Spence said. “It’s too early to help you bury his body.”
Elle let out a short laugh. Her and Archer’s antagonistic attitude toward each other had been well documented. The thing was, Archer thought he ran the world, including her.
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About Jill Shalvis: New York Times and USA Today 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 sexy contemporary and award-winning books wherever romances are sold and click on the blog button above for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.