From New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis comes her first women's fiction novel—an unforgettable story of friendship, love, family, and sisterhood—perfect for fans of Colleen Hoover, Susan Mallery, and Kristan Higgins.
They say life can change in an instant…
After losing her sister in a devastating car accident, chef Quinn Weller is finally getting her life back on track. She appears to have it all: a loving family, a dream job in one of L.A.'s hottest eateries, and a gorgeous boyfriend dying to slip an engagement ring on her finger. So why does she feel so empty, like she's looking for a missing piece she can't find?
The answer comes when a lawyer tracks down Quinn and reveals a bombshell secret and a mysterious inheritance that only she can claim. This shocking revelation washes over Quinn like a tidal wave. Her whole life has been a lie.
On impulse, Quinn gives up her job, home, and boyfriend. She heads up the coast to the small hometown of Wildstone, California, which is just a few hours north, but feels worlds apart from Los Angeles. Though she doesn't quite fit in right away, she can't help but be drawn to the town’s simple pleasures…and the handsome, dark-haired stranger who offers friendship with no questions asked.
As Quinn settles into Wildstone, she discovers there's another surprise in store for her. The inheritance isn't a house or money, but rather something earthshattering, something that will make her question everything she thought she knew about herself, about her family. Now with a world of possibilities opening up to Quinn, she must decide if this new life is the one she was always meant to have—and the one that could finally give her the fulfillment she's searched so long for.
I'll admit that I'm not a huge fan of Women's Fiction and have actually never even wanted to read a book in the genre. But Jill Shalvis is one of my go-to authors and the blurb for Lost and Found Sisters really intrigued me. I'm really happy that I gave this book a chance because I ended up enjoying quite a bit.
This is a story of finding yourself and taking control of your life. I loved all of the characters that we got to meet but I especially have a huge place in my heart for Quinn. I really liked that we got to see all of her struggles and her hesitation to take that next step in life and actually live, instead of merely existing. I admired her a lot for being able to step out of her comfort zone as much as she did.
And then there's Mich and his pooch, Cooper. Mick will never be a forgotten Hero for me and I think anyone that gives this book a chance will find themselves saying the same. He was so close to perfect and yet not so flawless that his character made you roll your eyes. But even with his flaws, his sweet personality will win you over in no time.
Overall, I highly recommend this book. Even if you don't think Women's Fiction is a genre you would enjoy I urge you to at least give this book a try. If I can be lured to the dark side, anyone can.
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