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Accidentally On Purpose by Jill Shalvis: Review and Giveaway!

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

There’s no such thing as a little in love…

Elle Wheaten’s priorities: friends, career, and kick-ass shoes. Then there’s the muscular wall of stubbornness that’s security expert Archer Hunt—who comes before everything else. No point in telling Mr. “Feels-Free Zone” that, though. Elle will just see other men until she gets over Archer . . . which should only take a lifetime . . .

There’s no such thing as a little in lust…

Archer’s wanted the best for Elle ever since he sacrificed his law-enforcement career to save her. But now that she’s earned happiness and success, Archer just wants Elle 24/7. Their chemistry could start the next San Francisco Earthquake, and Archer doesn’t want to be responsible for the damage. The alternative? Watch her go out with guys who aren’t him . . .

There is such a thing as…

As far as Archer’s concerned, nobody is good enough for Elle. But when he sets out to prove it by sabotaging her dates, she gets mad—and things get hot as hell. Now Archer has a new mission: prove to Elle that her perfect man has been here all along…

Goodreads Summary

Elle and Archer have bad history and bad blood between them. Elle feels like she owes Archer after he lost his law enforcement career and Archer feels like Elle deserves a better man. Their history and passion for each other work together to form an explosive combination. Archer remains in Elle's life while Elle tries dating other men which evokes a bad response in Archer (anyone up for a date that gets interrupted constantly?). As Elle becomes more and more stubborn and determined Archer responds in kind. Their relationship evolves from savior/saved to lovers over the course of the book.

Elle's character made me laugh. She made a lot of choices that were maybe unfortunate or motivated by the wrong reasons, but I could see myself making those same choices to spite someone, too. Archer was pure sin. His physical features will give the reader quite the mental image and his jealousy was just plain cute (though annoying to Elle). I liked how much he clearly cared about her and went out of his way to be around her. Their relationship, though difficult at times, is one that I would love to have. 

4 Stars


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