Lucy Kappal can't figure out why she doesn't want to marry her sometimes-boyfriend, Charles. After all, he's perfect on paper: a returned missionary, elders quorum president, a professor at BYU. Instead of giving Charles an answer to his unexpected marriage proposal, she boards the next flight to London only to fall at the feet of the handsome pilot. The encounter leaves her heart pounding in a way it never has with Charles, and she becomes even more smitten when she sees the pilot again at her hotel.
Emerson James is in London to deposit the last of his mother's ashes in Kensington Gardens. And after a fifteen-year absence, he is attempting to return to the Church as a way to find peace with his mother's death. But the Church's culture feels foreign, and he's about to give up on ever becoming a "good Mormon" when he meets Lucy in the hotel lobby.
Lucy and Emerson's new friendship opens their worlds to new possibilities and leaves them wanting more. But Lucy is torn over her feelings for Charles, and Emerson isn't sure how committed he can be to the Church, even knowing how important it is to Lucy. Inevitably, the realities of life force them apart. If given a second chance, will they have the courage to risk everything for a once-in-a-lifetime love?
Everything She Wants is a very well-written, entertaining book!
This is a very realistic scenario of a woman's fear of being single all of her life. Will sge just "settle" or will she "reach" for the, possibly, impossible?
Lucy Kappel is an "escape artist". When things get too intense, she runs away!
After one of her escapades, she is now ready to "settle"..or will she?
There is adventure and emotional moments in this romance story.
It is well worth the reader's time to read it.
The characters re so real and the situations captures the reader and "brings him/her into" the story.
The Book Title is "fitting" but the Cover appears slightly juvenile for an adult novel.
This is directed at an L.D.S. audience but can be enjoyed by others.
* I offer a 4 Stars rating for this novel.
**This book was gifted me with no request for a positive review. This is my honest review.
Sarah Alva lives in Salt Lake City but calls Arizona home. She graduated from the University of Arizona with degrees in creative writing and political science. In college, she once told a creative writing class she wanted to grow up and be a stay-in-bed mom. She is almost living that dream as a mom to two little boys who don’t like naps or sleeping in as much as she does. When Sarah’s not busy doing mom or wife things, she enjoys reading romance novels in excess, shopping online, and listening to National Public Radio. You can find her on social media at Website |Facebook |
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