The Love Shack
By Christie Ridgway
(Harlequin HQN, Mass Market Paperback, 9780373777150, 384pp.)
Publication Date: March 26, 2013
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Return to USA TODAY bestselling author Christie Ridgeway's Crescent Cove, California, where the magic of summer can last forever
Globe-trotting photojournalist Gage Lowell spent carefree childhood summers in Crescent Cove. Now that he desperately needs some R & R, he books a vacation at Beach House No. 9ready to soak up some sun and surprise old friend and property manager Skye Alexander. Their long-distance letters got him through a dangerous time he can't otherwise talk about. But when he arrives, the tightly wound beauty isn't exactly happy to see him.
Skye knows any red-blooded woman would be thrilled to spend time with gorgeous, sexy Gage. But she harbors secrets of her own, including that she might just be a little bit in love with him. And she's convinced the restless wanderer won't stay long enough for her to dare share her pastor dream of a future together. Luckily for them both, summer at Crescent Cove has a way of making the impossible happen .
Christie Ridgway is the award-winning author of over thirty-five contemporary romances. Known for stories that make readers laugh and cry, Christie began writing romances in fifth grade. After marrying her college sweetheart and having two sons, she returned to what she loved best—telling stories of strong men and determined women finding happy ever after. She lives in Southern California. Keep up with Christie at www.christieridgway.com.
"Sexy and addictive--Ridgway will keep you up all night!"
--New York Times bestselling author Susan Andersen on Beach House No. 9
"Ridgway's feel-good read, with its perfectly integrated, extremely hot, and well-crafted love scenes, is contemporary romance at its best."
--Booklist on Can't Hurry Love (starred review)
"Pure romance, delightfully warm and funny."
--New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Crusie
"Sexy, sassy, funny, and cool, this effervescent sizzler nicely launches Ridgway's new series and is a perfect pick-me-up for a summer's day."
--Library Journal on Crush on You