Praise for At Last in Laguna:
5 STARS: Powerful characters and an unusual conundrum plus plenty of hot action make this a top choice read for any romance fan. Long and Short Reviews
5 STARS: Alyssa and Brandt’s story was emotionally intense with some dark twists and turns. The author balanced out the angst with laugh-out-loud humor. I loved Alyssa, she’s snarky and clever. Brandt’s story touched my heart and under his cool guy exterior, he’s a sweetheart.
Alyssa Morgan has secretly been in love with her older brother Nick’s best friend, Brandt Dempsey, since she was an awkward, lonely teenager. When she catches the bouquet at Nick’s wedding, she throws caution to the wind and propositions Brandt to a two-week fling. He’s tried to ignore how Alyssa has blossomed into a strong, talented, gorgeous woman because as his best friend’s baby sister, she’s off limits.
After they share a mind-blowing kiss, Brandt struggles to fight their undeniable chemistry. His tragic childhood scarred him, but he pushes it deep inside, only allowing the world to see a wealthy, carefree entrepreneur. Forced to work together on Brandt’s latest charitable venture, Brandt and Alyssa’s passion cannot be denied. Alyssa knows he’s the one. Can she convince him they belong together?
Praise for Second Chance in Laguna:
5 STARS: Five+ Stars! Second Change in Laguna is a must read! The book was a delightful page turner. Claire's writing style is fun, playful and captivating. Once I got started, I simply could not put down the book.
5 STARS: Claire Marti has a contemporary, self-assured style to her writing and character development that is refreshing. Sophie is smart, independent,and has a quick wit. You like her immediately, and are drawn into wanting to get to know her better in the very first chapter.
WINNER: Heart of the Molly, best unpublished contemporary, 2015 & 3rd Place Maggie Finalist, best unpublished contemporary, 2015.
When Sophie Barnes’s fiancé jilts her at the altar, her carefully planned life implodes. Considering her ex’s betrayal to be a rude wake-up call, she leaves everything she knows in San Diego and flees to Laguna Beach. She vows to transform her life by avoiding men for a year and by fulfilling her dream of writing a wildly successful novel.
Sophie’s new landlord, Nicholas Morgan, is a gorgeous, successful architect with a player reputation. He makes it tough for Sophie to remember that she’s sworn to be single. Nick’s avoided the intimacy of a long-term relationship--until Sophie’s independence, courage, and beauty touch his guarded heart. Both Sophie and Nick are terrified of being hurt again, but can they resist the pull of true love?