Meet Me at Beachcomber Bay

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492649564
Release Date: 2017-05-02
Genre: Fiction

"Jill Mansell keeps on getting better..." —Good Housekeeping Heart-stopping romantic entanglements, crossed wires and sisterly dilemmas - all the ingredients for an unputdownable read from international bestselling author, Jill Mansell When Clemency meets the brilliant Sam Adams, she could just about fall in love with him—if he weren't married. Three years later, Clemency has settled into her cozy home village of Cornwall to focus on her career. Everything is smooth sailing until Sam upends her entire life...by showing up as her stepsister's boyfriend. Caught in the midst of a love triangle, Clemency has to pretend she's never met Sam...and choose between the love of her life and the bond of sisterhood.

Take a Chance on Me

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402254725
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Fiction

Even in a small town the drama is larger than life... Cleo Quinn doesn't have the greatest track record when it comes to men, but now Will's come along. Handsome and attentive, he could be her Mr Right. Things are definitely looking up for Cleo... apart from one small problem with a rather large ego. Johnny LaVenture, sculptor extraordinaire and her personal childhood nemesis, is back in Channing's Hill and tormenting her as if he'd never been away. Meanwhile Cleo's sister Abbie has a problem of her own-husband Tom has become distant and withdrawn, and she's determined to find out why. But will the shocking truth mean the end of their idyllically happy marriage? The sisters are about to discover that the past can come back to haunt you, and that love can flourish in the unlikeliest of places... Praise for Jill Mansell: "Pick this up at your peril: you won't get a thing done till it's finished." -Heat Magazine "Witty and charming, this easygoing tale is full of twists that make it hard to put down." -Woman Magazine "Mansell knows her craft and delivers a finely tuned romantic comedy." -Kirkus "A fast pace and fun writing make the story fly by." -Publishers Weekly

The One You Really Want

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492604488
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Genre: Fiction

"Mansell scores again with a multilayered contemporary story of loves lost and found...." —Publishers Weekly A funny, heartfelt novel about second chances at love from international bestselling author Jill Mansell When it comes to love, never say never When Nancy discovers the expensive jewelry her husband's been buying isn't for her, she decamps from the Scottish countryside to her best friend Carmen's posh Chelsea town house to sort things out. Nancy finds herself in a surprising new world, where rock stars are nicer than you thought, social workers are not necessarily to be trusted, and the filthy rich are folks with problems just like you. Everybody falls in love with the wrong people, and the path to true love twists and turns before you discover who you really want. "Bursting with humor, brimming with intrigue, and full of characters you'll adore." -Heat on Don't Want to Miss a Thing "Warm, witty, and romantic." -Daily Mail on Take a Chance on Me

Don t Want to Miss a Thing

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402283949
Release Date: 2013-11-05
Genre: Fiction

Finding the courage to trust your heart can be the hardest thing of all... Dexter Yates has the looks, the money, the swanky apartment, and girlfriends galore. But it's not until his niece, Delphi, is born that Dex falls in love for the first time in his life. Then tragedy strikes when Dex's sister Laura dies in an accident. Suddenly, Dex finds himself a new parent and a single father to boot. With no idea how to raise an eight-month-old baby girl on his own, Dex decides to move into his weekend home in the small village of Briarwood in the Cotswolds. The quirky neighborhood welcomes him with open arms, especially next—door neighbor and gifted cartoonist Molly who offers to help with Delphi. Molly won't put up with any nonsense and her messy romantic past makes her cautious. If they can learn to trust each other, there might be a happily-ever-after for all three. A fresh and fun British women's fiction and a great romantic book with plenty of humor and friendship. Fans of Meg Cabot, Sophie Kinsella, Helen Fielding and Jennifer Weiner will love Mansell's quirky humor and the "will they, won't they" relationship between Molly and Dex. What readers are saying about Don't Want To Miss A Thing: "reading a Jill Mansell novel is like that first satisfying sip of tea after a hard day and this one was, thankfully, no different" "This was A BRILLIANT BOOK that I just couldn't put down" "A SINGLE, HOT BRITISH GUY with a baby? Yep, Ms Mansell has hit the JACKPOT" "a great cast of characters and always SO MUCH WARMTH." "My first Jill Mansell and it was a most delicious experience. I actually give this book 10 stars. I can't find a flaw, not one." "COMPLICATED, QUIRKY, WHIMSICAL" What reviewers are saying about Don't Want To Miss A Thing: "A little bundle of joy changes everything in this quirky chick—lit tale... charmingly well charted. " -Publishers Weekly " her signature blend of humor, romance, and multiple happy endings, " -Booklist "Utterly charming from the first page, Mansell's engaging tale is as welcome and warming as a cup of tea on a rainy night. " -RT Book Reviews "One of the masters of fun, upbeat fiction with twists of romance..." -Shelf Awareness "sweet, funny, and even a tiny bit sad but oh so fantastic!" -Peeking Between the Pages " With a charming English village, a baby, and a playboy, chick—lit enthusiasts can go wrong with this book!" -Debbie's Book Bag What everyone is saying about the queen of British chick lit, Jill Mansell: "Fans of chick lit — if you haven't read Mansell yet WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR!?" -A Bookworm's World "Pick this up at your peril: you won't get a thing done till it's finished." — Heat magazine "A romantic romp full of larger-than-life characters."— Express "Fast, furious and fabulous fun. To read it is to devour it." — Company "Expect to run the gamut of emotions, as this book is both laugh-out-loud funny and tear-jerkingly sad. Basically, you won't put it down." — New Woman

Sheer Mischief

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492632467
Release Date: 2018-07-03
Genre: Fiction

Dive into summer with this delightful tale of sisterhood from international bestselling author Jill Mansell! It's not that Janey Sinclair isn't pleased to see her sister... It's just that being woken at 7:00 a.m. by Maxine, complete with police escort, isn't quite how she'd planned to spend her Sunday. Even so, Janey, who's trying to rebuild her life after her husband disappeared, is delighted to have her sister back home with her. That is, until Maxine sets her sights on an impossibly glamorous fashion photographer, and Janey knows there's no limit to the mischief her sister will create to dispatch her rivals. Little do they both know that the competition is a lot closer to home than either of them realizes... What People Are Saying About Jill Mansell: "Ms. Mansell's books are must-reads." —Night Owl Reviews Top Pick! for Meet Me at Beachcomber Bay, 5 stars "Full of the kind of joy that Mansell's readers have come to savor." —RT Book Reviews for The Unexpected Consequences of Love, 4 stars "Captivating... The story absolutely bubbles with life...superb entertainment." —The Long and Short of It for Perfect Timing "Filled with wit, warmth, and wonder." —Publishers Weekly for Three Amazing Things About You

You and Me Always

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Headline Review
ISBN: 1472208900
Release Date: 2016-01-28
Genre: Families

From the bestselling author of THREE AMAZING THINGS ABOUT YOU and THE ONE YOU REALLY WANT comes a deliciously romantic and poignant read about love, loss and how nothing can stay hidden for ever... If you love the novels of Cathy Kelly and Sophie Kinsella, you won't want to miss Jill Mansell. On the morning of Lily's twenty-fifth birthday, it's time to open the very last letter written to her by her beloved mother, who died when she was eight. Learning more about the first and only real love of her mum's life is a revelation. On the same day, Lily also meets Eddie Tessler, a man fleeing fame who just might have the ability to change her world in unimaginable ways. But her childhood friend Dan has his own reasons for not wanting Lily to get too carried away by Eddie's attentions. Before long, secrets begin to emerge and Lily's friends and family become involved. In the beautiful Cotswold village of Stanton Langley, nothing will ever be the same again...

This Could Change Everything

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492664239
Release Date: 2018-06-05
Genre: Fiction

International bestseller Jill Mansell crafts the perfect summertime tale, filled with love, friendship, and the power of redemption. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll never want the story to end. All it takes is one email to end her relationship, get her kicked out of her apartment, and just about ruin her life. Essie Phillips never meant for her private rant about her boss to be sent to everyone in her address book, but as soon as it goes viral, her life as she knows it is over. Solution: move to a new town, find a new job, make new friends. If only it were as simple as that... What People Are Saying About Jill Mansell: "Captivating, warm, lighthearted and funny!"—What's Better Than Books for Meet Me at Beachcomber Bay "Readers will hang on every word, falling in love with the story, its characters and its emotions."—RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars for Three Amazing Things About You "Vivid and enchanting."—Kirkus Reviews for You and Me, Always

Head Over Heels

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher:
ISBN: 0747219869
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Humorous stories

Jessie Roscoe can't believe her ears when she hears who's moved into Sisley House just up the road. For over twenty years she's kept the identity of her son Oliver's father a secret - but how long can she keep the truth under wraps when the man in question, Toby Gillespie, now a high-profile television actor, is back on the scene.

Three Amazing Things About You

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492618072
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Genre: Fiction

Hallie has a secret...doesn't everybody? Hallie doesn't have long to live. And to make things even more complicated, she's in love with a guy who's seriously out of bounds. She's never going to let him know, of course; she's just going to enjoy every remaining moment of her crush. She's also determined to spend her last months helping those who write into her Dear Rose column with problems of their own. Her doctors can't fix her, but maybe she can fix a few other people's dilemmas before it's too late. All our lives are full of choices, for better or worse. The amazing thing to see is how connected we all are-in ways we don't even know. On occasion, we have the chance to see the ways we change one another's lives for the better. Praise for The Unexpected Consequences of Love: "Mansell's tale of the stirring of love in spite of various heartbreaks and disappointments is a charming and, at times, madcap romantic comedy." - Booklist Praise for Don't Want to Miss a Thing: "Utterly charming from the first page, Mansell's engaging tale is as welcome and warming as a cup of tea on a rainy night." -RT Book Reviews, 4 1⁄2 Stars

The Unpredictable Consequences of Love

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780755355990
Release Date: 2014-01-30
Genre: Fiction

Jill Mansell's bestseller THE UNPREDICTABLE CONSEQUENCES OF LOVE is an unforgettable tale of sunny days on the beach, Cornwall in the summer and secrets about to be revealed. Perfect for readers of Lucy Diamond and Veronica Henry. In the idyllic seaside town of St Carys, Sophie is putting the past firmly behind her. When Josh arrives in St Carys to run the family hotel, he can't understand why Sophie has zero interest in letting any man into her life. He also can't understand how he's been duped into employing Sophie's impulsive friend Tula, whose crush on him is decidedly unrequited. St Carys has more than its fair share of characters, including the charming but utterly feckless surfer Riley Bryant, who has a massive crush on Tula. Riley's aunt is superstar author Marguerite Marshall. And Marguerite has designs on Josh's grandfather...who in turn still adores his glamorous ex-wife, Dot... Just how many secrets can one seaside town keep? What readers are saying about The Unpredictable Consequences of Love: 'The way in which the various stories played out - with all their twists and turns, laughs and real sadness - against the vividly drawn Cornish setting made for quite engrossing reading' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'Wonderfully witty, highly compelling and absolutely impossible to resist' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'So much love is flowing in this little seaside town and each of the characters are loveable and entertaining. The perfect read with no flaws and had me hooked from start to finish' Amazon reviewer, 5 stars

The Unexpected Consequences of Love

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492602095
Release Date: 2015-02-03
Genre: Fiction

Sophie has no interest in finding love. But what happens when love finds her? Sophie Wells is a successful photographer with a focus on putting the past firmly behind her. When Josh Strachan returns to the seaside town of Cornwall from the States to run his family's hotel, he can't understand why the fun, sexy girl has zero interest in letting him-or any man for that matter-into her life. He also can't understand how he's been duped into employing Sophie's impulsive friend Tula, whose crush on him is decidedly unrequited. Both girls remain mum about the reasons behind Sophie's indifference to love. But that doesn't mean Josh is going to quit trying...

Good at Games

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492604518
Release Date: 2016-01-05
Genre: Fiction

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Mansell captivates with a madcap tale of the games lovers play. Who will make the next move? How does one become accidentally engaged? That's what Suzy Curtis thinks when she suddenly finds herself very publicly engaged to handsome Harry Fitzallan, local town hero. Harry wants famous rock star Jaz to be his best man-only he's Suzy's ex-husband and a recovering alcoholic. Suzy's half sister Lucille loves getting to know the family she'd never met, but she can't help her attraction to Jaz, nor can Suzy quash her entirely inappropriate feelings for Leo, Harry's engaged brother! With all these wild players at the table, mayhem is bound to ensue. As each new piece comes into play, everyone has more to lose, and the only way to win is if you're good at the games of love... Praise for The Unexpected Consequences of Love: "A perfect escape...full of the kind of joy that Mansell's readers have come to savor and that new readers will have a hard time resisting." -RT Book Reviews, 4 stars "A charming and, at times, madcap romantic comedy." -Booklist "Mansell will be your remedy for years to come." -Night Owl Reviews, 4 1⁄2 stars, Top Pick

Kiss

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Headline Review
ISBN: 0755332555
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Female friendship

A delicious romantic comedy by the bestselling author of THE ONE YOU REALLY WANT and THREE AMAZING THINGS ABOUT YOU about finding love again when you think you've lost it all... When Izzy is knocked off her motor bike she doesn't just lose her dignity - she loses as a result not one but two long-term boyfriends, her job and, to boot, her extremely bijou flat. Gina, who caused the accident, has more important things to worry about - her husband's mistress is pregnant and she's suddenly on her own. Why should she care about Izzy? Yet somehow the well-heeled Gina finds herself opening her home to Izzy and her spirited teenage daughter. And it's there that Izzy meets heart-stoppingly handsome Sam, whose lingering kiss is all it takes for her to find the true love that has always eluded her - though there are just a few obstacles between that first kiss and the 'happy ever after'...

Solo

Author: Jill Mansell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781492632436
Release Date: 2017-01-01
Genre: Fiction

"Jill Mansell keeps on getting better..." —Good Housekeeping Good intentions go awry in this irresistible page-turner from international bestseller author Jill Mansell Outspoken Tessa Duvall lives in a tiny, cozy cottage near Bath, struggling as an artist and feeling she doesn't really fit in with her posh friends. One fateful evening, she lets her best friend drag her to an elegant party, with every intention of sneaking out early. Then she encounters Ross Monahan, the high-profile hotel owner who, quite literally, charms the pants off Tessa. She knows Ross and his wicked reputation may be nothing but a distraction, but soon, Tessa realizes that even a temporary fling can have permanent consequences... Could Ross actually be the best thing thats eve'r happened to her? One fling follows another, and now the whole community is embroiled in a great big web of deceit, the untangling of which will charm you, amuse you, make you laugh and make you cry.