#NewRelease – ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE by Jill Shalvis



A Heartbreaker Bay Novel

by New York Times bestselling author


**ON SALE JANUARY 24, 2017**

Avon Books | ISBN: 9780062448064 | $7.99 | e-ISBN: 9780062448071 | $6.99

“Shalvis continues her Heartbreak Bay series with Elle and Archer’s roller-coaster romance…using her signature witty banter, emotional back story, hot chemistry, and affecting romance. Sexy, engaging, and fun.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Sexy, touching, and often funny, this San Francisco-set romance brings the city to life and a superbly matched couple to their senses. The popular Shalvis never disappoints.”—Library Journal

“Shalvis is back at it with another unforgettable romance set in San Francisco. The third book in the Heartbreaker Bay series is a lot of fun and just plain enjoyable to read.”RT Book Reviews, 4 stars

“Fall in love with Jill Shalvis! She’s my go-to read for humor and heart.”—Susan Mallery, New York Times bestselling author

“Hot, sweet, fun, and romantic! Pure pleasure!”

—Robyn Carr, New York Times bestselling author

“Jill Shalvis will make you laugh and fall in love.”

—Rachel Gibson, New York Times bestselling author


New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Shalvis is back with the third installment of her smart and sexy Heartbreaker Bay series, ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE (Avon books, Mass Market; ISBN: 9780062448064; $7.99; on sale January 24, 2017).

The series chronicles the lives and loves of a close-knit group of friends in the gorgeous and vibrant city of San Francisco, and ACCIDETNALLY ON PURPOSE is the eagerly anticipated story of Elle Wheaton and Archer Hunt. Readers love nothing more than a good enemies (well, frenemies in this case) to lovers tale and with this one, Shalvis checks every box of her signature writing style: humor, heart and (lots of) heat!

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

Archer’s wanted the best for Elle ever since he sacrificed his law-enforcement career to save her. Their chemistry could start the next San Francisco earthquake and he craves her 24/7, but Archer doesn’t want to be responsible for the damage. The alternative? Watch her go out with guys who aren’t him. But as far as Archer’s concerned, nobody is good enough for Elle. And 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.

Sparkling with witty banter, colorful side-characters, and swoon-worthy moments, Shalvis has outdone herself with ACCIDETNALLY ON PURPOSE. And as RT Book Reviews aptly put it, the book is “another unforgettable romance set in San Francisco. The third book in the Heartbreaker Bay series is a lot of fun and just plain enjoyable to read.”


jill-shalvisNew York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s sexy contemporary and award-winning books wherever romances are sold and check out her blog, http://www.jillshalvis.com, for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.





Meet Jill while she’s on tour for Accidentally On Purpose!

SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017 | 2:00PM

“A Romance to Remember” Multi-Author signing

Yorba Linda Public Library

18181 Imperial Highway, Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Featuring: Jill Shalvis, Jennifer Ryan, and HelenKay Dimond



Avon KissCon Multi-Author event

Book People

603 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78703


Praise for the HEARTBREAKER BAY series:

sweet-little-lie“It’s always such a pleasure to read Shalvis’s contemporary romances, and this one—the exciting first in a series—is no exception. Readers will be hooked…the glamorous big city locale, the appealing secondary characters, and that Shalvis magic with snappy dialogue, portends a dynamite series.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

 “A romance that is both heartrending and hilarious. Shalvis’s new series is a stunner.”—Library Journal, starred review

 “Readers will be enamored by the amazing start to this brand-new series. This Heartbreaker Bay novel has it all: memorable characters, the beautiful backdrop of San Francisco and even a fountain that grants wishes. A lot of fun and a little heat from beginning to end!”

—RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars

 “Shalvis launches the first in her Heartbreaker Bay series on a high note with a truly unforgettable romance that will delight longtime fans and new readers alike with its irresistible mix of sassy wit, snappy dialogue, and surfeit of smoking hot sensuality.”—Booklist

 the-trouble-with-mistletoe“Fans of Shalvis’ Sweet Little Lies will surely want to pick up her second Heartbreaker Bay contemporary…Willa’s a gem, Keane’s a hunk—tool belt and all—and the two spar as only Shalvis’s characters can.”—Publishers Weekly


“Lighthearted, sexy, and fully entertaining, this second-chance romance blends holiday cheer with long-buried emotional issues and plenty of passion. This delectable story adds another cheeky charmer to Shalvis’s San Francisco–set series.”—Library Journal


“Shalvis’ novels are always a hoot to read! There’s plenty of romance and plenty of heat, which is the perfect combination to melt away the stress of the busy upcoming holiday season. The characters always speak louder than words, and thanks to their matching personalities and dialogues, there’s no guessing games as to what they’re feeling. Even the animals are spunky!—RT Book Reviews, 4 stars

“Shalvis’ second Heartbreaker Bay novel hits all the notes the author is celebrated for: realistic characters enveloped in a tight, dependable community; emotionally intense back story and angst-y internal turmoil; rapid-fire dialogue and wordplay; and scorching sexual tension. A sexy Shalvis read that fans will love.”—Kirkus Reviews

one-snowy-night“A delightful romance.”—Book Binge

“As always, Shalvis injects this story with her trademark wit and charm…They’re just such fun, feel-good reads and you’ll definitely get into the Christmas spirit once you read this story.”

—Under the Covers book blog

“A great addition to the Heartbreaker Bay series. If you’re looking for a fun (and steamy) quick read, I highly recommend this novella.”

—Feed Your Fiction Addiction

“The Heartbreaker Bay series so far has been very enjoyable reads for me and I was looking forward to this holiday novella…If you like the ‘trapped in a blizzard’ theme, and sexy second chance romances with themes of redemption and forgiveness, then you’ll enjoy this story full of trademark Jill Shalvis style and wit.”

—Straight Shooting Book Reviews

“This is an adorable holiday novella in the Heartbreaker Bay series, a fun contemporary romance series set in the San Francisco bay with a fantastic group of friends!”—Book Munchies



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