"An entertaining contemporary romance"
Reconnaissance marine Zach Taylor comes home to see
his younger sister in their Southern California house only
to find his sibling gone and a renter living there. Zach
is nasty and rude to tenant Lily Morrisette insisting she
leave as he figures she is just another con tricking his
naive sister out of her upcoming fortune. Lily rejects
Zach's boorish behavior insisting she possesses a signed
Lily informs Zach that Glynnis has left for Washington
State to meet the family of her fiancÚ David Beaumont.
Zach, accompanied by Lily who cares for Glynnis, drives to
Washington. They are at cross-purposes as he plans to stop
she to support her. On the way they fall in love, but can
a combat marine forge a permanent relationship with a local
GETTING LUCKY is an entertaining contemporary romance due
to the road show (mindful of It Happened One Night) between
the lead characters. Readers will appreciate Lily and her
loyalty though how she gets away so easily feels contrived;
the audience will hiss at Zach for his "take that hill"
attitude though he only wants what is best for his beloved
sibling even if he marches over the feelings of others.
Together, their drive up the coast makes for a good time
for passengers like the readers.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted February 3, 2003