Friday, December 9, 2011

A Drink, A Book and Holiday Cheer: Jill Shalvis

Welcome back! Contemporary romance author, Jill Shalvis, just walked through the door and she has a yummy recipe to share with our readers; and I just love the name of this one, don't you? Jill is also offering readers a giveaway perfect for the holiday season so stay for a bit, won't you?

Bone Melting Hot Chocolate

2 cups whipping cream
6 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 (12 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips

Whipped cream
Candy canes

1. Stir together the whipping cream, milk, vanilla, and chocolate chips on a medium flame.
2. Cook until chips melt then turn flame to low until you’re ready to serve it. Garnish with whipped cream and candy canes, as desired.

Optional: A dash of whiskey.

Christmas in Lucky Harbor: Simply Irresistible/the Sweetest ThingMass Market Paperback, 684 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by Forever
ISBN 1455502529
Love awaits you in Lucky Harbor . . .Simply Irresistible                                                   After losing her boyfriend and her job, Maddie leaves L.A. to claim her inheritance-a ramshackle inn nestled in the little town of Lucky Harbor, Washington. She sees the potential for a new home and a new career-if she can give the inn the makeover it needs. Enter Jax, a tall, handsome contractor who knows exactly what Maddie needs...
The Sweetest Thing                                         Helping her sister set up the family inn is just the thing to make Tara forget her ex-husband and focus on her new life. Until she meets a sexy, green-eyed sailor determined to keep her hot, bothered, and in his bed. When her ex reappears, Tara must confront her past and decide what she really wants.                                                                                                                          If the sisters are lucky, they might just find that everything their hearts desire is right here in Lucky Harbor.
To find out more about Jill and her Lucky Harbor series visit her website

Jill is graciously giving away one copy of Christmas in Lucky Harbor, print or Kindle version, to one lucky reader. To enter, just leave a comment on this post and then fill out the rafflecopter with your name and email address. Additional entries are available but not mandatory. Good Luck! 


  1. Hmmmmm sounds like a fun read. I just love down on your luck stories with happy happy endings. Add a little hotness and I turn to mush!!!! Thanks for the recipe...I am so gonna try it!!!

  2. Oh boy now I am craving hot chocolate. Off to the break room!

  3. Mmmmmmm, another awesome recipe with a yummy book, what a combination.

  4. All of Jill's books sounds perfect for reading during the holidays.

  5. I just devoured the first three Lucky Harbor books in less than 3 days (thank you NetGalley). I'm currently pouting that it'll be a few months before Cute Guy gets his book. LOL. LOVE this series.

    Wit and Sin

  6. I love Jill's books and would love to read this one. It sounds like a must read.

  7. Oh yum... I'm dying to try that hot chocolate!

  8. A recipe (Sounds so good) and a book (Even better!), what more could a girl want? LOL Thank you for the giveaway.
    -Dawn aka dawnmomoffour

  9. I love Christmas stories. AND hot chocolate, of course. Thanks for the giveaway! Gloria

  10. Great recipe, but i don't do chocolate. I would to read this book.


  11. Awesome author- love the sisters!!!
    Thanks for the chance.

  12. Yum on that Hot Chocolate! I haven't read any of the Lucky Harbor books yet, but I do love a series.

    sallans d at yahoo dot com

  13. I love hot chocolate and that sounds so decadently sweet.

    This book of the sisters restoring the country inn reminds me of those lovely hallmark or lifetime channel movies. Sounds great!

  14. My friends and I are going to really enjoy this hot chocolate, especially with the optional addition!

    Christmas in Lucky Harbor is just what I need to revive the Christmas spirit. Thank you.


  15. YUM...that sounds delicious, decadent, dangerous...and delightful! Both the recipe and the book! :) Happy Holidays!!

  16. Thanks for the great giveaway! This hot chocolate sounds heavenly and the book even better!

  17. Wow, that hot chocolate sounds so good right now. I'm going to have to give that a try.

  18. CHRISTMAS IN LUCKY HARBOR is on my wish list. Yes please!!


  19. Thanks you for this opportunity to win, it seems to be a great book

    thansk you for opening it worldwide with the possibility of a print book


  20. Yumm! Just made some of that Bone Melting Hot Chocolate. I love Jill Shalvis-what a great giveaway.

  21. this would be perfect for the Christmas season

  22. This book sounds so good! Thanks so much for the awesome giveaway! :)

  23. I've read the first two books in Lucky Harbor series and I can't wait to read more from Jill, so thank you so much for the giveaway! And also, thank you for the recipe - I want to have a hot chocolate drink... like NOW! :)

  24. Sounds like a great book. Thanks for the chance!!

  25. Great post! I'd love to read this. I haven't read anything by Jill Shalvis but I've heard she's realyy good.


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