Claire and Faye, Jillene’s teenage daughters, know their mom deserves some happiness. But their good intentions go wrong when infamous crime writer, Vince Tremonti, steps up to play Jillene’s “boyfriend.”
Vince has briefly returned to Blue Heron Beach to rethink his flagging career. He doesn’t have time to get involved with anyone, much less a young widow with a ready-made family. Still, he owes ‘the universe’ a good deed or two.
But when a couple of dates threaten to become a summer fling, suddenly the breakfast lattes aren’t the only brews steaming in Blue Heron Beach.
* from Goodreads
Girls Night is a cute romance with a bit of underlying stress/suspense thrown in. The plot is good and the characters likeable but I just couldn’t connect. I think the timing was off for me. Vince and Jillene frequently referred to their childhood in the 70’s and their 40ish ages which puts the book about 10 years behind and for some reason it just didn’t work for me. Plus, there are some noticeable typos.
Besides that Girls Night is fun, I believe my favorite part was reading about Vince’s father’s blossoming relationship with a new widow.
|Author:||Stef Ann Holm|
|Publisher & Date:||August 15th 2014 by Epublishing Works! (first published January 2002 by Harlequin Books)|
|ISBN:||1614176531 (ISBN13: 9781614176534)|
|Steam:||Scorcher | A bit graphic in places but generally tame|
|Setting:||Blue Heron Beach, Washington|
|Series:||Single Moms, Second Chances #1|
She sold her first romance in 1987. While waiting for a load of laundry to complete at the laundromat, Stef Ann made up the name for her heroine, Camry, when she saw a Toyota Camry parked outside in the lot. Who knew that model would end up being so popular, making her in-depth research seem so shallow. Stef Ann has had twenty-three novels and one novella published. Her editor calls her contemporary romances, “Slices of life stories about real people.”
Stef Ann lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband, extended family and beloved Beagle.
* from stefannholm.com & Goodreads
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