Malibu Summer: A Novel (Paperback)

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Lose yourself in this opposites-attract romance set on a sunny Malibu hillside

Ivy Bauer is a young, bright soil scientist and inventor of a game changing organic irrigation system. She’s on top of the world when, suddenly, her husband is killed in a biking accident. Needing space to grieve, she takes a summer job as a gardener in Malibu.

Conrad Reed is a wealthy Hollywood has-been who, after the death of his wife, feels overwhelmed by the care of his anxious stepson Hudson, massive cliffside estate, and deteriorating career. He hopes Ivy will help take at least one thing off his plate. But the bossy, opinionated Ivy isn’t making things any easier for him. Sparks fly—and not the good kind.

But it’s when Ivy finds the key to Hudson’s heart that Conrad’s own heart begins to melt as well—and then the sparks that fly are the ones that kindle the best kind of love affair . . .

About the Author

Libby Gill grew up on two continents before starting her career at Norman Lear’s Embassy Communications, eventually becoming head of publicity, advertising, and promotion for Sony’s worldwide television group. She is the founder of Los Angeles–based Libby Gill & Company, a leadership consulting and executive coaching firm, and is the author of six nonfiction books. She lives in Oregon.

Praise For…

Praise for Malibu Summer:

“Perfect escapism. . . heartbreaking and hopeful. . . simply gorgeous.”
—Paige Toon, bestselling author of Only Love Can Hurt Like This

“Heartfelt and funny… it’s easy to fall for the colorful cast, and the exploration of grief rings true.”
Publishers Weekly

“[Malibu Summer] couldn’t be more engaging, especially when the dreamy scenery of Malibu is tossed into the mix. . . an enemies-to-lovers vibe mixed with the most beautiful story.”
New York Post
Product Details
ISBN: 9780143137924
ISBN-10: 0143137921
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: May 21st, 2024
Pages: 304
Language: English