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* Review * THE BACKUP PLAN by Jill Shalvis

I voluntarily read an early copy of this book.

* Review * THE BACKUP PLAN by Jill ShalvisThe Backup Plan by Jill Shalvis
Series: The Sunrise Cove Series #3
Published by Avon on January 17, 2023
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When Alice receives a call about an unexpected windfall, she's stunned to learn the gift is a falling-apart-at-the-seams old Wild West inn she once considered home ... and she's inherited it along with two strangers. Except they weren't always strangers. Once upon a time, they were friends. One is her ex-BFF Lauren. The other is Knox, the only guy to ever break her heart, all while never even knowing she existed.

It turns out their lives are unknowingly entangled because they once separately helped the same woman without expecting anything in return. Years later, Alice, Lauren and Knox are broken in their own way, with their own history - and secrets - causing them to start out on the wrong foot with each other. But according to the will, they must renovate and be partners in the inn for one year or else lose their inheritance.


Jill Shalvis is synonymous with heartfelt characters and snarky, laugh-out-loud romance! The third book in her Sunrise Cove series is whimsically cozy and filled with sass, passion and reconnection. I wasn’t quite as invested in this group of characters as I was in the previous two books in the series, but still enjoyed them and their story lines as a whole.

I recommend this book as well as the entire series to anyone that enjoys a feel-good romance with lots of humor, real life moments and whimsical heart. The characters in the series don’t overlap into the next book, but all center around this town around Lake Tahoe area.