Brown-Eyed Girl: A Novel (The Travis Family)

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Wedding planner Avery Crosslin may be a rising star in Houston society, but she doesn't believe in love-at least not for herself. When she meets wealthy bachelor Joe Travis and mistakes him for a wedding photographer, she has no intention of letting him sweep her off her feet. But Joe is a man who goes after what he wants, and Avery can't resist the temptation of a sexy southern charmer and a hot summer evening.

After a one night stand, however, Avery is determined to keep it from happening again. A man like Joe can only mean trouble for a woman like her, and she can't afford distractions. She's been hired to plan the wedding of the year-a make-or-break event.

But complications start piling up fast, putting the wedding in jeopardy, especially when shocking secrets of the bride come to light. And as Joe makes it clear that he's not going to give up easily, Avery is forced to confront the insecurities and beliefs that stem from a past she would do anything to forget.

The situation reaches a breaking point, and Avery faces the toughest choice of her life. Only by putting her career on the line and risking everything-including her well-guarded heart-will she find out what matters most...in Lisa Kleypas's Brown-Eyed Girl.

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About the Author:

Lisa Kleypas is the RITA Award-winning author of many contemporary and historical romance novels, including A Wallflower Christmas, Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor, and Love in the Afternoon. Her books are published in fourteen languages and are bestsellers all over the world. Kleypas graduated from Wellesley College and published her first novel at the age of 21. In 1985, she was named Miss Massachusetts in the Miss America competition. She lives in Washington with her husband and two children.

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“She's a lovably flawed heroine and he's a complex, appealing, and forthright hero. While this fun tale stands on its own, the author also provides satisfying glimpses of the happily paired-off protagonists of the earlier books in the series.” ―Publishers Weekly on Brown-Eyed Girl

“It's hard not to be seduced by her breathtaking romance, believable yet wrenching plot twists, and pitch-perfect worldbuilding. Fans have been waiting a long time for Joe Travis' story, and they will celebrate this book.” ―Kirkus on Brown-Eyed Girl (starred review)

“When it comes to delivering a pair of perfectly matched protagonists whose heart-melting romance is fueled by an abundance of smoldering sexual chemistry, Kleypas is a class by herself, and the conclusion to her Travis Brothers quartet deserves an A+.” ―Booklist on Brown-Eyed Girl (starred review)

“The long-awaited fourth and final installment in the Travis series is just as wonderful as fans had hoped. Brown-Eyed Girl is simply delightful and not to be missed.” ―Romantic Times (4 1/2 stars, Top Pick) on Brown-Eyed Girl

“The relationship that ensues is passionate and immensely rewarding, speaking right to the heart of what romance readers love.” ―The Washington Post on Brown-Eyed Girl

“A richly rewarding story of love, commitment, and family.” ―Booklist on Smooth Talking Stranger

“Readers will be thinking about these superb characters long after closing the pages.” ―Romantic Times on Smooth Talking Stranger

“Kleypas delivers a page-turning, formula breaking romance that takes on social issues and escalates passion to new heights.” ―Publishers Weekly on Blue-Eyed Devil

“An intense, passionate, bigger-than-Texas romance.” ―BookPage on Blue-Eyed Devil

“Sinfully pleasurable.” ―Kirkus Reviews on Sugar Daddy

“An emotionally compelling and superbly satisfying tale of family, friendship, hope, and love.” ―Booklist on Sugar Daddy

“Sexy and breezy...a perfect summertime treat.” ―Library Journal on Brown-Eyed Girl

“You can expect a lot of humor in this book, along with incredibly engaging characters.” ―BookPage on Brown-Eyed Girl

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