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The Unexpected Consequences of Love

Published: February 2015
SKU: 9781492602088

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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…

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"There's a lot going on in this book, and the many-layered characters and storylines weave and interconnect with cleverness and elegance. Mansell is at her best in this book, which highlights her charming voice and engaging storytelling and also spotlights her agility with characters, effortlessly twining lightness, anguish and human foible. Moments of grace brush up against unexpected plot and character twists that lead us to the expected happy endings from unexpected directions... A graceful blend of heartbreak, humor and redemptive love. " — Kirkus Reviews
"A charming novel for readers who appreciate likable characters, a romantic setting, and a happily-ever-after ending. The story is humorous with delightful surprises and a treat for those who want their romances to feature more mature characters" — Library Journal
"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
"I never met a Mansell I didn't like! Once again, she absolutely sucks me in and doesn't let me go... Jill Mansell is a master at writing books with interesting characters, great plots that I've never read before, and the perfect flow that make you want to keep reading and reading." — Book Drunkard
"I always find Jill Mansell's books entertaining and love to sink into them - this one was no exception... The author expertly weaves the multiple story lines together - there are just enough connections between these characters to make their story cohesive without seeming contrived." — Books in the City
"I've been reading Jill Mansell's novels for almost a decade... She never fails to deliver on a great story. Jill Mansell has this way of writing multiple story arcs into a single cohesive story that never fails to entertain... It was like falling in love will Jill Mansell all over again." — Confessions of a YA & NA Book Addict
"An extremely refreshing and enjoyable read." — Fic Wishes
"Very charming... one of Jill Mansell's better storylines... Sit outside and read this book with a drink with a little umbrella in it. You will feel that you are really at the seaside." — Fresh Fiction
"Engaging characters... It's always fun to read British Chick-Lit/Women's fiction. As always, Mansell integrates both serious and comedic themes." — Heroes and Heartbreakers
" The town Mansell sketches is so real and I could absolutely see the people. The characters were interesting and nuanced. Likable but not always perfect." — I Wish I Lived in a Library
"Jill Mansell is one of my favorite contemporary authors. She writes wonderful well developed stories that involve an entire cast of well rounded, realistic characters... I love Jill Mansell's characters and settings. She is a wonderful writer. Overall, this is a very enjoyable book with great characters and a great plot. I highly recommend it!" — Laura's Reviews
"What really stands out to me the most is how much I can tell Mansell enjoys writing these stories for readers. Her enthusiasm is apparent in both her plots and in the lives of her characters... Mansell will be your remedy for years to come..." — Night Owl Reviews, 4 1/2 Stars, Top Pick
"Whenever I'm in the mood for a delightfully good read I know that a book by Jill Mansell will be the perfect pick... a charming book." — Peeking Between the Pages
" I have never read a Jill Mansell book that I didn't care for... One of Mansell's strong points is her ability to write with her heart and still inject some (okay, lots) of humor into the situations... I really enjoyed Mansell's book and would highly recommend her to anyone who likes chick-lit, humorous British fiction or contemporary romance. There's something for everyone in her books!" — Pudgy Penguin Perusals
"There is something truly comforting in the world that Mansell has crafted. Her gentle humor and idyllic small-town setting easily capture the imagination and the endearing relationships that develop between her characters ensure a perfect escape from the mundane details of the real world... Altogether, this is a novel 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
"Romantic entanglements are Jill Mansell's specialty, and in The Unexpected Consequences of Love, she cleverly knits together several story threads... Mansell has written another lively, engaging romance... Amid obstacles that challenge happy endings, Mansell introduces poignancy, humor and unexpected grace." — Shelf Awareness
"I found it a very enjoyable read... the story is well written and had me laughing out loud a few times at situations or from Jill Mansell's way with words." — The Book Date
"No one does light-weight romance better than Mansell!" — The Bookish and the Romantic
"The Unexpected Consequences of Love by Jill Mansell is a sweet romance story, which much of it is more like a romantic comedy... This was a fun, sweet, and humorous story of very likable people, with each of couples having good storylines." — The Reading Cafe
"I really enjoy reading Jill Mansell's books. Sometimes a book can make me feel like I have traveled and left home. It can make me feel brave." — We Said Go Travel
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