Waiting on You

Waiting on You

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Is your first love worth a second chance...?

Colleen O'Rourke is in love with love...just not when it comes to herself. Most nights, she can be found behind the bar at the Manningsport, New York, tavern she owns with her twin brother, doling out romantic advice to the lovelorn, mixing martinis and staying more or less happily single. See, ten years ago, Lucas Campbell broke her heart...an experience Colleen doesn't want to have again, thanks. Since then, she's been happy with a fling here and there, some elite-level flirting and playing matchmaker to her friends.

But a family emergency has brought Lucas back to town, handsome as ever and still the only man who's ever been able to crack her defenses. Seems like maybe they've got some unfinished business waiting for them--but to find out, Colleen has to let her guard down, or risk losing a second chance with the only man she's ever loved.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 104 x 168 x 33mm | 204g
  • Don Mills, Canada
  • English
  • Original ed.
  • 0373778589
  • 9780373778584
  • 124,954

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Higgins [offers] strong storytelling and a refreshing, sarcastic wit...thoroughly entertaining.-People Magazine

Well-placed flashbacks; snarky, snappy dialogue; and conflict both tender and traumatic will shove you into love with a perfectly irresistible array of imperfect characters. You'll adore every bit of this story...Higgins' latest is sexy, screwy, funny and fulfilling - a simply radiant read.-USA TODAY on The Best Man

The result is a deliriously funny story...The Best Man is Kristan Higgin's best book -- and that's saying a lot.-Eloisa James

A funny, poignant romance.
-Publishers Weekly starred review, on My One and Only

Romance fans and lovers of women's fiction will devour this witty and tender novel. Highly recommended. -Library Journal starred review on Somebody to Love

Both gut-wrenchingly emotional and hysterically funny at the same time...Kristan Higgins writes the books you don't want to end.-#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr

Higgins specializes in the kind of prose that makes you laugh out loud...hilarious on the surface, but with a bittersweet subtext.-National Public Radio

Higgins has a special talent for creating characters readers love.-Romantic Times, 41/2 stars on All I Ever Wanted

A heartwarming, multi-generational tale of lost love, broken hearts and second chances.
-BookPage on The Next Best Thing
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About Kristan Higgins

Bevor Kristan Higgins hauptberuflich Autorin wurde, arbeitete sie in einem Verlag. Mit ihren humorvollen Büchern, die von der Suche nach dem richtigen Lebenspartner handeln, hat sie ihre Leserinnen im Sturm erobert. Kristan Higgins lebt mit ihrer Familie in einem Dorf in Connecticut und verbringt jede Ferien im malerischen Neuengland.
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11,878 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 32% (3,835)
4 41% (4,925)
3 21% (2,536)
2 4% (444)
1 1% (138)
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