Crystal Cove

Crystal Cove

Large Print - 2013
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Justine Hoffman has made a comfortable life for herself on the island of Friday Harbor as the proprietor of a boutique hotel. In spite of everything Justine has achieved, there is still something missing. Love. Justine discovers is that someone cast a spell on her when she was born, with the result that she will never find her soul mate. Justine finds a way to break the enchantment, never dreaming of the dangerous complications that will follow. And when Justine meets the mysterious Jason Black, she unleashes a storm of desire and danger that threaten everything she holds dear... because Jason has secrets of his own.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Thorndike Press,, 2013
Edition: Large print edition
Description: 441 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781410457059
Branch Call Number: LP Kley


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Aug 13, 2017

Enjoyed this story, had romance, love and a little bit of magic. A fun summer read. There are a couple other books that also take place in this locale with some repeat characters. Nice change of pace.

Feb 05, 2017

This fourth addition to the Friday Harbor series describes Justine's pursuit of love. A witch by birth, Justine discovers that a spell has kept her from finding love. Breaking the spell, however, sets forth a dangerous series of events. I loved the other three books, but this one wasn't as good for me. It is hot and steamy, but I found myself frustrated with the main characters too often. Still it is a good romance, and people who have followed the series will enjoy it.

May 17, 2016

I really like this author, and the Friday Harbor series, but not this book.
It just didn't capture me. To be honest, i didn't like the magic aspect.

dollhouse_1 Jun 30, 2014

Friday harbor series very good read

Jun 16, 2014

This is my first book I have read by this author and I am not sure if I will read anymore. I felt like there is something missing and there just seemed to be long stretches where nothing important seemed to happen.

Aug 19, 2013

Not my favourite, more due to the concept of the story than the writing itself.

Aug 11, 2013

I, too, rank this book at the bottom of Lisa Kleypas' novels. The increased interest in magic was OK, but the characters were very flat. Justine was more interesting in the other Friday Harbor books where she was only a peripheral character. Ms Kleypas really got carried away in the bedroom scenes - is she branching out to erotica? Definitely my least favorite book - and I actually bought this one! Already listed on paperbackswap, to get it out of the house.

Amandatoryrant Jul 23, 2013

poorly written. This author is better than this book.

Jul 05, 2013

I just started reading Kleypas recently and I just loved this book. Fans of Jayne Ann Krentz Arcane series might really like this. I found the characters well developed and really quirky. I read it in one sitting. The only drawback is some of the fantasy goes a little overboard at times but nonetheless, a superb read.

KCFinnegan Jun 01, 2013

I really liked this book. Yes, it's very different from the usual Lisa Kleypas book - a lot of magic in this one. But I'm a fan of JR Ward and Lara Adrian so I'm used to romance and fantasy mixing to make a good story. I was surprised at how much action there was, considering it takes place in a quiet town.

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