Julie Lessman's newest book, Love at Any Cost, is the fist book in The Heart of San Francisco series which looks at the McClare family. Cassidy moves to live with an aunt in San Francisco after suffering heartbreak in her hometown in Texas. The last thing on her mind when moving to San Francisco is romance, but it's hard for her to not fall for Jamie McKenna. Jamie is a young lawyer at her uncle's law firm, and he is trying to raise money to move his mother and sister out of the neighborhood where they currently live. To do that, he thinks he must marry into a wealthy family, and he thinks Cassidy is the answer to his problems. Little does he know, her family has come into hard financial times, and she does not have the finances to take care of his mother and sister, who suffers from health problems.
I really liked the characters in this book, and Jamie was the perfect "pretty boy" that you can't help but root for. Cassidy was also a great character. She had to overcome her past feelings of rejection and betrayal in order to move forward with Jamie. I think this is a situation most people can relate to, and for that reason, I found myself rooting for their relationship to work and for them to move forward together.
I cannot wait to read more books in this series!! This is one of the best books I have read in a long time and I can't wait to share it with others!
Available April 15, 2013 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.
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