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Mistletoe in Paradise (Wildstone #5.5) by Jill Shalvis [ALC review]

This was a really short novella but like everything else Jill Shalvis writes, it was a delight! 

The Blurb:


Problem Number One – Getting There

Old childhood friends each fly separately to join their families on what’s been an annual holiday themed yacht adventure. Secret ex-lovers, Hannah and James are determined to make the best of things…


Problem Number Two – Getting Stuck.

When everyone but Hannah and James gets held up in an airport snarl, it leaves them stuck together for four days, making Hannah’s already problematic trip a whole lot harder to face. Especially because she comes bearing more than just gifts…


Problem Number Three -- Falling In Love (again)

As the former lovers try to make the best of the Christmas snafu, they soon realize that the best things in life can’t be planned and sometimes love is sweeter the second time around.

The Review: 4 Stars

I find it hard writing reviews for novellas. I am always afraid I will give the story away since it is so short. 

Mistletoe in Paradise was a second chance romance between childhood sweethearts. Tragedy striked when they were young and neither was mature enough or in a good enough place to face it and talk it over.

They end up in Hannah's father's boat and forced to spend time together after many years apart. It doesn't take long for both of them to realize that some -if not all- of their feelings for each other are still present.

Both characters were well written. They made mistakes but they tried to be better. They struggled to talk at first but eventually did. They were mature and there was little drama. I like that. The beauty of novellas I guess. No time for drama!

You should all give this little beauty a chance.

Find the book at: GoodReads

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