WorldCat Identities

Shalvis, Jill

Works: 590 works in 1,792 publications in 6 languages and 50,096 library holdings
Genres: Romance fiction  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Christmas fiction  Novels  Christmas stories  Bildungsromans  Detective and mystery fiction  Erotic fiction  Chick lit 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PS3619.H3534, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jill Shalvis
Lost and found sisters by Jill Shalvis( Book )

18 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing her sister in a devastating car accident, chef Quinn Weller is finally getting her life back on track. She appears to have it all: a loving family, a dream job in one of LA's hottest eateries, and a gorgeous boyfriend dying to slip an engagement ring on her finger. So why does she feel so empty, like she's looking for a missing piece she can't find? The answer comes when a lawyer tracks down Quinn and reveals a bombshell secret and a mysterious inheritance that only she can claim. This shocking revelation washes over Quinn like a tidal wave. Her whole life has been a lie
Accidentally on purpose by Jill Shalvis( Book )

21 editions published in 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unwilling to commit to a career woman who loves him but unable to stand her dating anyone else, a man who has forfeited his job in law enforcement sabotages her dates before realizing that he must prove himself
Second chance summer by Jill Shalvis( Book )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite hating her home town, Lily Danville must stay where the work is--in this case, a job at the hottest resort in Cedar Ridge, Colorado--and when rescue worker and firefighter Aidan Kincaid regrets letting her walk out of his life, it's all he can do to get her to give Cedar Ridge--and him--a second chance
It had to be you by Jill Shalvis( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ali Winters is not having a good day. Her boyfriend left her, everyone in town thinks she's a thief, and now she's about to be kicked out of her home. Her only shot at keeping a roof over her head and clearing her name is to beg for help from a police detective who's as sexy as he is stern ... After a high-profile case goes wrong, Luke Hanover returns to his hometown for some peace and quiet. Instead he finds a bombshell brunette in a heap of trouble. As he helps Ali put her world back together, the pieces of Luke's own life finally seem to fall into place. Is this the start of a sizzling fling? Or are Luke and Ali on the brink of something big in a little town called Lucky Harbor?"--Page 4 of cover
Sweet little lies by Jill Shalvis( Book )

20 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As captain of a San Francisco Bay tour boat, Pru can handle rough seas. The hard part is life on dry land. Pru loves her new apartment and her neighbors. Problem is, she's in danger of stumbling into love with Mr. Right for Anybody But Her
The Trouble with mistletoe by Jill Shalvis( Book )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If she has her way . . .Willa Davis is wrangling puppies when Keane Winters stalks into her pet shop with frustration in his chocolate-brown eyes and a pink bedazzled cat carrier in his hand. He needs a kitty sitter, stat. But the last thing Willa needs is to rescue a guy who doesn't even remember her . . .He'll get nothing but coal in his stocking. Saddled with his great-aunt's Feline from Hell, Keane is desperate to leave her in someone else's capable hands. But in spite of the fact that he's sure he's never seen the drop-dead-gorgeous pet shop owner before, she seems to be mad at him . . .Unless he tempers naughty with a special kind of nice . . .Willa can't deny that Keane's changed since high school: he's less arrogant, for one thing, but can she trust him not to break her heart again? It's time to throw a coin in the fountain, make a Christmas wish, and let the mistletoe do its work
Still the one by Jill Shalvis( Book )

18 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darcy Stone is game for anything -- except sexy Navy veteran and physical therapist A.J. Colten, the guy who'd rejected her when she'd needed him most. Now the shoe is on the other foot and he needs her to play nice and help him secure grants for his patients. Unfortunately, Darcy can't refuse. She needs the money to fund her passion project: rescuing S & R dogs and placing them with emotionally wounded soldiers. A.J. admits it -- Darcy is irresistible. But he's already been battle-scarred by a strong-willed, vivacious, adventurous woman like Darcy, and he's not making the same mistake twice -- until he and Darcy are forced to fake a relationship. Growing closer than they'd ever imagined possible, Darcy and AJ have to ask themselves: how much between them is pretend? What's the real thing? And where does it go from here?
Chasing Christmas Eve by Jill Shalvis( Book )

15 editions published in 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer Colbie Albright, fleeing to San Francisco to escape her crazy family, falls for a handsome stranger and, deciding to spend the holidays with Spencer Baldwin, must make a difficult decision when the two weeks they have together comes to an end
About that kiss by Jill Shalvis( Book )

15 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sexy Joe Malone never calls after their explosive kiss, Kylie shoves him out of her mind. Until she needs a favor, and it's a doozy. Something precious to her has been stolen and there's only one person with the unique finder-and-fixer skills who can help - Joe. It means swallowing her pride and somehow trying to avoid the temptation to throttle him - or seduce him. No, Joe didn't call after the kiss. He's the fun time guy, not the forever guy. And Kylie, after all she's been through, deserves a good man who will stay. But everything about Kylie makes it damned hard to focus, and though his brain knows what he has to do, his heart isn't getting the memo. As Kylie and Joe go on the scavenger hunt of their lives, they discover surprising things about each other. Now, the best way for them to get over "that kiss" might just be to replace it with a hundred more
Nobody but you by Jill Shalvis( Book )

14 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning home for some quiet at his secluded cabin after an overseas mission goes wrong, Army Special Forces officer Jacob Kincaid finds his life complicated by Sophie Marren, whom he discovers living in a boat at his dock
It's in his kiss by Jill Shalvis( Book )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Becca Thorpe has uprooted her life and escaped to the beach. Now's her chance to get away from city living, throw caution to the ocean winds, and live in the moment. Especially if the moment includes the deliciously sexy surfer she meets shortly after arriving in Lucky Harbor. Something about the dark intensity of Sam's eyes and the thrill she gets at his touch convinces her to stay awhile. Boatbuilder and investment genius Sam Brody is a self-made man who knows how dangerous it can be to mix business and pleasure. But he can't resist offering Becca a job just to hear her laugh and have her near. Yet when her brother comes to town asking for help, will he tempt her back to her glamorous life in the city? Or do Sam and little Lucky Harbor have a chance to win Becca's heart?"--
All I want by Jill Shalvis( Book )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her brother's friend, Parker, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife agent, hires her to fly him around Sunshine, Idaho, so that he can collect evidence on a suspected smuggler, pilot Zoe Stone finds the situation getting too hot to handle, even as danger surrounds them
My kind of wonderful by Jill Shalvis( Book )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bailey Moore has an agenda: skiing in the Rockies, exploring castles in Europe, ballroom dancing in Argentina. Now that she has a second lease on life, she's determined not to miss a thing. What she doesn't realize is that item #1 comes with a six-foot-one ski god hot enough to melt a polar ice cap. She doesn't want to miss out on him either, but Hudson Kincaid isn't the type of guy to love and let go. And as gorgeous as Cedar Ridge is, she's not planning to stick around. As head of ski patrol at his family's resort, Hud thinks he's seen it all. But never has he run into someone like Bailey. She might look delicate, but her attitude is all firecracker. And her infectious joy touches something deep within him that he's been missing far too long. Now he'll just have to convince Bailey to take a chance on her biggest adventure yet ... something rare and all kinds of wonderful
Simply irresistible by Jill Shalvis( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maddie Moore's whole life needs a makeover. Starting over won't be easy. Yet Maddie sees the potential for a new home and a new career-if only she can convince her two half-sisters to join her in the adventure. But convincing Tara and Chloe will be difficult because the inn needs a big makeover too. The contractor Maddie hires is a tall, dark-haired hottie whose eyes-and mouth-are making it hard for her to remember that she's sworn off men. Even harder will be Maddie's struggles to overcome the past, though she's about to discover that there's no better place to call home than Lucky Harbor
He's so fine by Jill Shalvis( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Olivia Bentley, Lucky Harbor is more than the town where she runs her new vintage shop. It's the place where folks are friendly to strangers-and nobody knows her real name. Olivia does a good job of keeping her past buried, not getting too cozy with anyone . . . until she sees a man drowning. Suddenly she's rushing into the surf, getting up close and personal with the hottest guy she's ever laid hands on. Charter boat captain Cole Donovan has no problem with a gorgeous woman throwing her arms around his neck in an effort to "save" him. In fact, he'd like to spend a lot more time skin-to-skin with Olivia. He's just not expecting that real trouble is about to come her way. Will it bring her deeper into Cole's heart, or will it be the end of Olivia's days in little Lucky Harbor?"--Cover page 4
Head over heels by Jill Shalvis( Book )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she gets into trouble yet again, free-spirited Chloe finds herself at the mercy of Sheriff Sawyer Thompson, who wants to tame her wild ways and prove to her that Lucky Harbor is the perfect place to settle down
Rainy day friends : a novel by Jill Shalvis( Book )

13 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six months after Lanie Jacobs' husband's death, it's hard to imagine anything could deepen her sense of pain and loss. But then Lanie discovers she isn't the only one grieving. A serial adulterer, he left behind several other women who, like Lanie, each believe she was his legally wedded wife
Animal magnetism by Jill Shalvis( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Co-owner of the town's only kennel, Lilah Young has lived in Sunshine, Idaho, all her life. Pilot-for-hire Brady Miller is just passing through. But he soon has Lilah abandoning her instincts and giving in to a primal desire. It's Brady's nature to resist being tied down, but there's something about Lilah and her menagerie that keeps him coming back for more."--Publisher's website
Once in a lifetime by Jill Shalvis( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping his grief by working in dangerous, war-torn places across the world, Ben McDaniel returns to his hometown where he faces an even greater danger--Aubrey Wellington, a gorgeous woman whom his family and friends warn him against getting involved with
The sweetest thing by Jill Shalvis( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and Russian and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tara has a thousand good reasons not to return to the little coastal town of Lucky Harbor, Washington. Yet with her life doing a major crash-and-burn, anywhere away from her unfulfilled dreams and sexy ex-husband will do. As Tara helps her two sisters get their newly renovated inn up and running, she finally has a chance to get things under control and come up with a new plan for her life. But a certain tanned, green-eyed sailor has his own ideas, such as keeping Tara hot, bothered ... and in his bed. And when her ex wants Tara back, three is a crowd she can't control--especially when her deepest secret reappears out of the blue. Now Tara must confront her past and discover what she really wants. If she's lucky, she might just find that everything her heart desires is right here in Lucky Harbor."--Page 4 of cover
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Alternative Names

controlled identitySheldon, Jill

Jill Shalvis Amerikaans schrijfster

Jill Shalvis écrivaine américaine

Джил Шалвис

Шелвис, Джил

샐비스, 질 1963-

シャルヴィス, ジル