Ahhh...finally, Jo's story! I loved both AND THEN CAME YOU, Sam Marconi's story, and A CRAZY KIND OF LOVE, Mike's story--and TURN MY WORLD UPSIDE DOWN was a perfect ending to this trilogy!
Josephina "Jo" Marconi has had her world turned upside down. She's about to finally finish college, ten years after she first enrolled. She's still struggling to forgive her father, Hank, for his one time of infidelity during her mother's illness. She's attempting to bond with her ten-year-old brother, Jack, the result of that one-time mistake of her father's. And she's trying, without much luck, to avoid Cash Hunter, the Woman Whisperer of Chandler, California.
But then things get complicated. Jo finds out who the Money Fairy is, the person who has been leaving money anonymously for needy members of Chandler . She can't understand how her two both really pregnant sisters forgave their father for his sins so easily. And she most definitely cannot understand how to let go of the secret shame she's been harboring for years--that years ago, as a young college student, she was raped by a man she thought she was in love with.
TURN MY WORLD UPSIDE down is the perfect ending to the winning trilogy by Maureen Child. Ms. Child is known for her well-developed characters and all-too-human story lines, and this book doesn't dissapoint. As Jo comes to grip with her past, she and Cash must learn that trust and love is about more than taking a chance, about more than being worried about what other people might think, and about more than living in fear that the person you love could possibly wind up causing you pain.
I'm sorry to see this series end, but all three books are definitely winners, well worth the time to read!
Jo Marconi has her hands full working hard at the family construction business with her two sisters, Sam and Mike. Things get interesting when she gets a ten-year old stepbrother that comes to live with her.
Cash Hunter has a reputation for being the sexiest man in town and Jo refuses to become another notch on his belt. He vows to keep the irresistible Jo at arm's length--until the attraction gets too hot to handle.
Joe reveals to him a secret from her past and Cash steps up to the plate. Joe is the woman he wants and he'll find a way to show her once and for all.
This book with witty, sassy heroines, devastating sexy hero and deep sensuality will keep you involved to the finish.
Great read grabs you right away and enjoyable to the end.....Jo Macroni has her hands full working hard at the family business and struggling to get her belated college degree. The last thing that she needs is a ten-year-old boy to look after. But that's exactly what she gets when her stepbrother comes to live with her. It's clear jack needs father figure. But why must he seek out Cash Hunter-the one man Jo can't stop thinking about! Cash has a reputation for being the sexiest man in town, and Jo refuses to become another notch in his belt. At least that's what she tells herself.........Cash Hunter has risked his heart in the past and he's not about to make the same mistake again. He vows to keep the irresistable Jo at arm's lenght-until the attraction between them gets too hot to handle. And When Jo reveals a secret from her past, Cash knows it's time to step up to the plate. Jo is the woman he wants, and he'll find a way to show her once and for all-even if it means losing her forever.......
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This is the third book in a series about the Marconi sisters. They are all so funny and excellent if you like romantic comedy type stories. The woman are all feisty and the men are so hot, especially the one in this book. They want to become involved with the woman, but these sisters have attitude, to say the least. They are carpenters and run the business that their father started. I think the men are intiqued with woman that do "mens work" and are actually attracted by their attitudes, although they drive them nuts. I highly recommend them!!
The second in the trilogy (which is a spin-off of the Candellano series). Jo is trying to get her college degree and working in the family construction business. Suddenly, she has to look after her 10-year-old brother while her father's away. He needs a father figure and seeks out the one man Jo doesn't want to deal with. A good story, with some very funny scenes.