Getting Lucky Book Summary and Study Guide

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Avon, Mar 2003, 6.99, 384 pp.
ISBN: 038081918X

Reconnaissance marine Zach Taylor comes home to see his younger sister in their Southern California house only to find his sibling gone and a renter living there. Zach is nasty and rude to tenant Lily Morrisette insisting she leave as he figures she is just another con tricking his naive sister out of her upcoming fortune. Lily rejects Zach's boorish behavior insisting she possesses a signed lease.
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Lily informs Zach that Glynnis has left for Washington State to meet the family of her fiancé David Beaumont. Zach, accompanied by Lily who cares for Glynnis, drive to Washington at cross-purposes as he plans to stop her and she to support her. On the way they fall in love, but can a combat marine forge a permanent relationship with a local chef?

GETTING LUCKY is an entertaining contemporary romance due to the road show (mindful of It Happened One Night) between the lead characters. Readers will appreciate Lily and her loyalty though how she gets away so easily feels contrived; the audience will hiss at Zach for his “take that hill” attitude though he only wants what is best for his beloved sibling even if he marches over the feelings of others. Together, their drive up the coast makes for a good time for passengers like the readers.

Harriet Klausner

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes How difficult?    -   domineering

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   small businessman


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW    -   California

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   70% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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