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Jill Shalvis in conversation with RaeAnne Thayne

Shalvis and Thayne author photos June 2 2020 event


Join Jill Shalvis and RaeAnne Thayne for an on-line event celebrating The Summer Deal, Jill's fifth Wildstone novel, set where wine country and the wild west meet on the mid-coast of California.  Jill and RaeAnne will discuss summer reads, relationships, the American West, and their fondness for walks on Manhattan Beach. Set up your beach chair and umbrella in your living room, yard, or patio, and pop open your laptop to participate!

From Jill's website: "These novels all stand completely alone in the quirky, rustic town of Wildstone where anything could happen from finding out your entire life has been a lie, to discovering family you never knew you had, to owning up to mistakes you’d thought to never have to revisit. And let’s not forget relationships! Sexy men, estranged sisters, bro-mances and more…" Terry is entranced with The Summer Deal!  And Publishers Weekly notes: "Readers will find it easy to root for Shalvis’s stubborn, vulnerable heroines to recognize both the decency and compassion of the sexy men who love them and their own worthiness to be loved. This heartfelt tale is thoroughly satisfying." Signed copies available from Creating Conversations while supplies last.

Summer at Lake Haven is the eleventh novel in RaeAnne's Haven Point series  that explores healing in its various forms – healing hearts, healing bodies, healing families and healing a town, Haven Point, Idaho.

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Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 6:00pm
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
The Summer Deal: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063007116
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: William Morrow - June 2nd, 2020

From New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis comes a friends-to-frenemies-to-lovers story... Add in a few secrets. Shake. Stir. Then read on a lazy summer day at the beach...

Brynn Turner desperately wishes she had it together, but her personal life is like a ping-pong match that's left her scared and hurt after so many attempts to get it right. In search of a place to lick her wounds and get a fresh start, she heads back home to Wildstone.

And then there's Kinsey Davis, who after battling serious health issues her entire twenty-nine years of life, is tired of hoping for . . . well, anything. She's fierce, tough, and she's keeping more than one bombshell of a secret from Brynn -- her long-time frenemy.

But then Brynn runs into Kinsey's best friend, Eli, renewing her childhood crush. The good news: he's still easy-going and funny and sexy as hell. The bad news: when he gets her to agree to a summer-time deal to trust him to do right by her, no matter what, she never dreams it'll result in finding a piece of herself she didn't even know was missing. She could have real connections, possibly love, and a future--if she can only learn to let go of the past.

As the long days of summer wind down, the three of them must discover if forgiveness is enough to grasp the unconditional love that's right in front of them.

The Summer Deal: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062897916
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 2nd, 2020

Almost Just Friends: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062897800
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 21st, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis returns to Wildstone with the touching story of finding your place in the world--and the people who make it home.

Piper Manning's about as tough as they come, she's had to be. She raised her siblings and they've thankfully flown the coop. All she has to do is finish fixing up the lake house her grandparents left her, sell it, and then she's free.

When a massive storm hits, she runs into a tall, dark and brooding stranger, Camden Reid. There's a spark there, one that shocks her. Surprising her further, her sister and brother return, each of them holding their own secrets. The smart move would be for Piper to ignore them all but Cam unleashes emotions deep inside of her that she can't deny, making her yearn for something she doesn't understand. And her siblings...well, they need each other.

Only when the secrets come out, it changes everything Piper thinks she knows about her family, herself...and Cam. Can she find a way to outrun the demons? The answer is closer than she thinks--just as the new life she craves may have already begun.

The Sea Glass Cottage Cover Image
ISBN: 9781335045164
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hqn - March 17th, 2020

RaeAnne Thayne tells the story of an emotional homecoming that brings hope and healing to three generations of women.

The life Olivia Harper always dreamed of isn't so dreamy these days. The 16-hour work days are unfulfilling and so are things with her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when she hears that her estranged mother, Juliet, has been seriously injured, Liv has no choice but to pack up her life and head home to beautiful Cape Sanctuary on the Northern California coast.

It's just for a few months--that's what Liv keeps telling herself. But the closer she gets to Cape Sanctuary, the painful memories start flooding back: Natalie, her vibrant, passionate older sister who downward-spiraled into addiction. The fights with her mother who enabled her sister at every turn. The overdose that took Natalie, leaving her now-teenaged daughter, Caitlin, an orphan.


As Liv tries to balance her own needs with those of her injured mother and an obstinate, resentful fifteen-year-old, it becomes clear that all three Harper women have been keeping heartbreaking secrets from one another. And as those secrets are revealed, Liv, Juliet, and Caitlin will see that it's never too late--or too early--to heal family wounds and find forgiveness.

Summer at Lake Haven Cover Image
ISBN: 9781335629722
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Hqn - June 23rd, 2020

They both thought they knew what the future held--until the summer they crossed paths in Haven Point...


Samantha Fremont has been struggling with the weight of her mother's expectations for years. But now that her mother has passed away, it's time for Sam to be bold and finally establish the fashion design business she's always dreamed of. And the perfect opportunity has fallen into her lap. Her friend's getting married and has asked Sam to create her wedding dress. It's an honor--and something that could launch Sam's career...if only she could avoid the bride's infuriating brother, who's temporarily the boy next door.


Ian Summerhill knows a sabbatical in Haven Point is exactly what he and his children need to recover from their mother's death. His romantic relationship with his ex-wife may have ended years ago, but caring for her throughout her illness broke his heart. All he wants is to watch his little sister walk down the aisle and to see his kids smile again. And somehow his lovely new neighbor is instrumental in both. But as their uneasy truce blossoms into a genuine friendship and eventually into something more, Ian has obligations in England he can't ignore--and a secret that threatens the fragile trust he and Sam have built.