Take a Chance on Me
Even in a small town the drama is larger than life... Cleo Quinn doesn't have the greatest track record when it comes to men, but now Will's come along. Handsome and attentive, he could be her Mr Right. Things are definitely looking up for Cleo... apart from one small problem with a rather large... show more
Even in a small town the drama is larger than life... Cleo Quinn doesn't have the greatest track record when it comes to men, but now Will's come along. Handsome and attentive, he could be her Mr Right. Things are definitely looking up for Cleo... apart from one small problem with a rather large ego. Johnny LaVenture, sculptor extraordinaire and her personal childhood nemesis, is back in Channing's Hill and tormenting her as if he'd never been away. Meanwhile Cleo's sister Abbie has a problem of her own-husband Tom has become distant and withdrawn, and she's determined to find out why. But will the shocking truth mean the end of their idyllically happy marriage? The sisters are about to discover that the past can come back to haunt you, and that love can flourish in the unlikeliest of places... Praise for Jill Mansell: "Pick this up at your peril: you won't get a thing done till it's finished." -Heat Magazine "Witty and charming, this easygoing tale is full of twists that make it hard to put down." -Woman Magazine "Mansell knows her craft and delivers a finely tuned romantic comedy." -Kirkus "A fast pace and fun writing make the story fly by." -Publishers Weekly
Publish date: October 1st 2010
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
What I loved the most about this story was that it wasn't focused on just two characters. It was more about a small town and it's citizens' lives. I absolutely loved it! It was a very down to earth read.
Jill Mansell is an author that strives in pick-me-up corny romance novels. There is always a smile on your face while reading her novels and turns you mood around so you can laugh along with the characters and what happens as well as go "awwww" at the romance that is bound to happen between the main...
I think Jill Mansell has topped herself with this book. My chick lit book group has chosen Jill's books several times and we always have enjoyed them. This one has it all -- comedy, romance, great characters and a lot of action. The plot is really believable which is a real treat in chick lit sin...
Jill Mansell's Take a Chance on Me is a quirky and warm story about a girl--Cleo--who's still living with the embarrassment of being humiliated by her high-school crush, and a boy--Johnny--who's taking his time to figure out what he really wants. True to form, her characters are larger-than-life and...
This was my 2nd Jill Mansell book, and now it did make me read more. There was drama, romance, and nothing was rushed. I liked that.The story is about Cleo who works as a chauffeur. All is well, and she has a great boyfriend, until the day Johnny LaVenture comes back. And she hates him, and with rea...