The Good Luck Charm by Helena HuntingThe Good Luck Charm by Helena Hunting

The Good Luck Charm

byHelena Hunting

Paperback | August 7, 2018

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Experience the hilarity and heartache of first love and second chances in a sexy new romantic comedy from the New York Times bestselling author of the Pucked series.

Lilah isn't sure what hurt worse: the day Ethan left her to focus on his hockey career or the day he came back eight years later. He might think they can pick up just where they left off, but she's no longer that same girl and never wants to be again.

Ethan wants his glory days back. And that includes having Lilah by his side. With her, he was magic. They were magic. All he has to do is make her see that.

Just when Lilah might finally be ready to let Ethan in, though, she finds out their reunion might have nothing to do with love and everything to do with improving his game. But Ethan's already lost her once, and even if it costs him his career, he'll do anything to keep from losing her again.

"Fabulously fun! Lilah and Ethan's second-chance romance charmed me from the first page to the swoon-worthy end." -Jill Shalvis, New York Times bestselling author
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Helena Hunting lives outside of Toronto with her amazing family and her two awesome cats, who think the best place to sleep is her keyboard. She writes all things romance - contemporary, romantic comedy, sports and angsty new adult. Helena loves to bake cupcakes, has been known to listen ...
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Title:The Good Luck CharmFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.12 × 5.25 × 1 inPublished:August 7, 2018Publisher:Grand Central PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1538760142

ISBN - 13:9781538760147

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from character drive, realistic and passionate THE GOOD LUCK CHARM by Helen Hunting is a contemporary, adult, erotic, hockey romance story line focusing on twenty-seven year old, professional hockey player Ethan Kane, and twenty-six year old, practical nurse Lilah Smith. Told from dual first person perspectives (Lilah and Ethan) THE GOOD LUCK CHARM focusing on the second chance relationship between twenty-seven year old, professional hockey player Ethan Kane, and twenty-six year old, practical nurse Lilah Smith. Eight years earlier, high school sweethearts Ethan and Lilah were making plans for the future when Ethan’s chance to play professional hockey found our hero walking out of Lilah’s life without looking back. Fast forward to present day wherein Ethan’s trade to his home-state of Minnesota brings with it too many memories of the past, and reminders of what was and what could have been for our story line heroine. With his dad’s recent stroke Ethan would have to face the reality of having lost the woman he has always loved as Lilah remains a permanent fixture in his parents’ lives. What ensues is the rebuilding relationship between Lilah and Ethan, and the potential fallout as Ethan’s need for Lilah becomes overwhelming leaving our heroine feeling smothered and lost at the same time. Lilah’s heart was destroyed the day Ethan walked out of her life with nothing more than a phone call saying he needed to focus on his hockey career. Losing the only man she would ever love Lilah spent the next eight years trying to find what she had lost only to come to the realization that nothing and no one could ever replace her broken heart. Ethan Kane has never stopped loving Lilah Smith, and his actions eight years earlier have been a heavy burden throughout his career. Having a second chance at love finds our hero trying to regain everything he has lost but in doing so begins to push away the woman he loves-Lilah will, once again, unknowingly sabotage her future for the man that could potentially destroy her heart. The relationship between Lilah and Ethan is one of second chances; a palpable sexual attraction that has never diminished; a heart breaking and emotional reunion that begins to pick at a scar that had yet to heal. The $ex scenes are intimate, erotic and seductive, without the use of over the top, sexually graphic language and text. We are introduced to Lilah’s sister Carmen; Ethan’s parents Martin and Jeannie Kane; Dr.Noah Lovely; and college student Emery Dove-Smith. I am hoping for a future story between Noah and Carmen. THE GOOD LUCK CHARM is a story of sacrifice and acceptance; family and friendships; second chances and a happily ever after. The premise is emotional and sensitive; the romance is spirited and provocative; the characters are flirty but wounded. THE GOOD LUCK CHARM is a character driven, realistic and passionate story.
Date published: 2018-08-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Review from This is the Story of My(Reading) Life I love me a Helena book no matter what. This one was fun and light and fast. But really not her best/my favourite of hers. Second chance romances are one of my top romance tropes. Just something about finding a way back to each other as adults makes for a delicious romance. They already know each other, but have to like get to know each other as adults. And well, Lilah and Ethan are doing just that. I feel like The Good Luck Charm tried to be a romcom but it's not when you compare it the Pucked or even Shacking Up books. It's really just a light second chance romance with some hockey thrown in. So well not Pucked level for me, I will always support and love Helena. She's one of my favourite romance authors for a reason.
Date published: 2018-07-31

Editorial Reviews

"Second chance romances are my favorite and thisone made me laugh, cry, get mad, swoon and had me saying 'I didn't see thatcoming!' Looking forward to more from Helena!!"-Two Book Pushers