Somebody To Love
By Kristan Higgins
(HQN Books, Mass Market Paperback, 9780373776580, 432pp.)
Publication Date: April 24, 2012
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After her father loses the family fortune in an insider-trading scheme, single mom Parker Welles is faced with some hard decisions. First order of business: go to Gideon's Cove, Maine, to sell the only thing she now ownsa decrepit house in need of some serious flipping. When her father's wingman, James Cahill, asks to go with her, she's not thrilled even if he is fairly gorgeous and knows his way around a toolbox.
Having to fend for herself financially for the first time in her life, Parker signs on as a florist's assistant and starts to find out who she really is. Maybe James isn't the glib lawyer she always thought he was. And maybe the house isn't the only thing that needs a little TLC .
Kristan Higgins is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author and two-time winner of the Romance Writers of America RITA Award. Her books have been praised for their "genius level EQ, whippet-fast, funny dialogue and sweet plots with a deliciously tart edge" (USA TODAY). She lives in Connecticut with her heroic firefighter husband and two extremely advanced children, one shy little mutt and an occasionally affectionate cat.
"A funny, poignant romance....Readers will be cheering for Harper all the way."
- Publishers Weekly, starred review, on My One and Only
"Cheeky, cute, and satisfying, Higgins's romance is perfect entertainment for a girl's night in."
-Booklist on Too Good to Be True
"Higgins (My One and Only) employs her usual breezy, intimate style, which is sure to engage her fans."
-Publishers Weekly on Until There Was You