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Get A Clue

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3,281 Ratings  ·  247 Reviews
When she gets left at the altar, city girl Breanne decides to go on her honeymoon alone. She ends up snowed in at a Sierra mountains lodge, then discovers that her rooom has been double-booked, and she ends up sharing with burned-out cop Cooper Scott. Things go from bad to worse when Breanne finds a dead body.
Mass Market Paperback, 318 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Kensington (first published 2005)
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DNF at 40%

I hated the hero, big time. He came across as a bully who took advantage of the situation and got flirty with the heroine over and over again. He enjoyed embarrassing and making fun of her. What a jerk! I want to punch his arrogant face!

I've had enough of this! Sorry, I can't finish it. I know I'm a picky reader, but in this case, it's totally the book, not me!!

Breanne Mooreland has had it with her run of bad luck when it comes to men, jilted at the alter she decides to go ahead and use the honeymoon retreat they had planned. She should have realized that the groom not showing up was the first sign that her life was about to go completely awry, now facing a naked man in her honeymoon suite has her running for the door.

Vice cop Cooper Scott just wanted a week to get his head in order. Having had his life in shambles over the past couple of months, he ju
Lisa Kay
Tied for my favorite of JS's work. For a murder mystery with romance and humor I liked this story. The heroine decides to go on her honeymoon alone after she is left at the altar.
Some people said her accidently picking up the complimentary honeymoon suite lighted vibrator instead of the flashlight when the lights go out ( of course the lights go out! This is a "secluded-lodge-in-the-woods" kinda mystery) was not funny, but I was FOFLMAO. Plus, the hero is a sexy cop. :o) What book does it ti
Oct 19, 2010 Jennifer rated it it was ok
If Aussie Rules mystery was backburner quality, this books mystery quotient was practically non-existent. I just couldn't get into it at all. I don't have trouble with love at first sight books, but I just wasn't buying it in this case. Maybe because the characters seemed unrealistic. If I am supposed to believe Breanne is tough and independent, then make her act tough and independent. Don't make her cry at the drop of a hat and jump into some random guys arms every chance she gets. Being scared ...more
Mar 08, 2011 D.G. rated it it was ok
**2.5 stars**

What a dud. This was one of the silliest, "funny" romantic suspense books. The plot was totally crazy - those people in that house should have been kept to their rooms instead of roaming around, with a supposed murderer on the loose.

The heroine was one of those people who sabotages her whole life - she was left at the altar once so she proceeds to pick losers that keep living her at the altar which proves that men are not trustworthy. Snort.

The only good part of the book were the c
Jun 09, 2011 Jae rated it really liked it
Recommended to Jae by: emily
A crazy cute story, as to be expected from Jill Shalvis. The chapter headers were very hilarious. I am a sucker for a comedic romance and can always count on JS for that.
Truly an enjoyable read. And the sex was very hot and wicked. That's cool copper Cooper for you.

Apr 11, 2011 Saly rated it really liked it
Get a Clue by Jill Shalvis is a crazy book, with a haunted house, weird help, people disappearing, lights going off. Crazy in one word.
Breanne our heroine has just been dumped at the altar for the 3rd time. Yup, she chooses the worst men ever. She is the baby of the family and has her father and four brothers wrapped around her finger, she changes jobs frequently. So, after being dumped, braving a bumpy flight, loosing her luggage, she arrives in the middle of the night to the place she was supp
Jennifer Wardrip
Take the heat and sizzle from an episode of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, mix it in with the mystery from MURDER, SHE WROTE, then stir it together with a dash of the exotic from SIX FEET UNDER and what you have is Jill Shalvis's romantic-mystery-comedy, GET A CLUE. The current installment in the "Wicked" Women Whodunit series, this book is sure to make you laugh, pant, and cheer-all at the same time.

Breanne Mooreland is having a really bad day. Left standing at the altar, she decides there's only one w
What a great story this is! A little on the steamy side and a little bit of suspense wrapped up into a wonderful read that I thoroughly enjoyed!

This story is about a woman named Breanne who all her life has always makes the wrong choices. Being left at the altar (THREE TIMES) she decides this final time she is giving up men, NO MORE MEN. So she uses her honeymoon to get away for a bit, ALONE in the Sierra mountains in a fully staffed lodge. That is until she stumbles upon a hottie in her shower
Apr 11, 2011 Jasja rated it really liked it
Oh my...I just started reading this one and it's making me laugh so bad that I am afraid I will be losing some sleep again. So much for my trying to have an early night in...

*Edit: I finished reading it and I really enjoyed it. Having said that, I have to admit that I do not think it's the best book I read by Jill Shalvis, but somehow it took me on a trip down memory lane and reminded me of my own little "quirks" and things I enjoy(ed) doing such as falling in love (or lust) for the very first t
Jun 23, 2015 Rachel rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, contemporary
This is one murder mystery where I really wished the killer would off the heroine. She was infuriating. IN. FUR. I. A. TING.
Dec 27, 2015 Linda rated it it was amazing
Seriously, if you are in the mood for a steamy and extremely funny who-done-it romance, pick up this book.

No groom.
No electricity.
Stuck in a house with a naked guy.

GET A CLUE by Jill Shalvis was freakin' hilarious! I'd read it again in a heartbeat and it's positively in the running for my top ten reads for 2016. It had a snowy setting, a cast that reminded me of the Addams family, creepy shenanigans, a heroine jilted three times at the altar, a burned out cop desiring a serene vacati
Apr 19, 2016 Jennifer rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Review can be seen here at Books and Swoons.

I was not prepared for Get a Clue. I thought I was getting some of Jill Shalvis’ hero who knows when to be sweet and charming and when to be demanding what-I-say-goes alpha male. I was expecting a relatable, slightly awkward, strong, girl next door type heroines, with some loveable side characters, some hot sexy times and an interesting plot. Instead, what I got was neurotic heroine whom I wanted to give a chill pill to, some kooky side characters, a
Jul 20, 2012 Liese rated it did not like it
Shelves: could-not-finish
To tell the truth, I'm not sure how this book got such reviews. Personally, I hated it.
This book *sigh* was disastrous. The characters were annoying, the plot was boring as hell, and it wasn't worth the money at all.
I downloaded this book with such high hopes. It had good reviews, it had an catching summary and the plot, which is a spin off of Clue, sounded perfect. I downloaded the sample on my kindle, read it, and went, 'Wow, this is Jill Shalvis?' I bought the book anyways, and continued to r
May 23, 2011 Shelly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
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Get a Clue
3.5 Stars

Breanne Mooreland has had the worst day of her life. Her fiancé left her at the alter, the airline lost her luggage and there is a strange yet sexy naked man in her honeymoon suite. To top it all off, Breanne stumbles on a dead body and the sexy stranger is a cop ...

The quirky characters, steamy romance and modest mystery make this a surprisingly entertaining read.

Breanne and Cooper have amazing chemistry and their scenes together are hot and spicy. Nevertheless, their instal
Connie N.
This was a very quick read. I'd categorize it as romantic suspense since there's a mystery along with the typical romance, but it's lighter and less stressful than most. The setting is generically spooky, a large home in the mountains which Breanne has booked for her honeymoon, although she shows up alone because she was jilted. Also booked there, by mistake apparently, is a burnt-out vice cop who needs a vacation. When the snowstorm of the century hits, the power goes out, and a dead body is fo ...more
Nov 27, 2013 LaFleurBleue rated it liked it
It's probably better to be prepared to avoid any strong deceptions. This is definitely not a romantic suspense, more of a romantic comedy. Yes, there's an investigation regarding a murder, but it looks more like a Cluedo game. And even the way the investigation was solved had a strong redolence of the game (view spoiler).
The whole story takes place ove
Heather andrews
Nov 16, 2015 Heather andrews rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

First meetings are always awesome, "Cooper Scott stood butt-a**-naked, freezing cold and dripping wet in the bathroom doorway, holding the vibrator his mystery guest had just dropped." Cooper is easily whipped where his woman is concerned, "sleep was a personal thing, something one did alone. Like jacking off. But he didn’t feel like sleeping by himself. Truthfully, he didn’t feel like sleeping at all. He just wanted to hold her and look at her. Christ, he’d turned into such a sap." Cooper is ju
Jim son of Jim (formerly PhotoJim)
A light quick fun read. A farce in two acts basically. Our heroine, Breanne Moreland is dumped at the alter for the third time and decides to go on the honeymoon by herself. Due to a highly unlikely series of events, she ends up trapped in a mountain lodge in a snowstorm in a room with a cop on hiatus, no clothes to wear, cut off from the world, and a dead body in the basement. Light and fun. Being a Jill Shalvis book, there is still a fair chunk of hot sex and funny lines to be had. Don't try t ...more
Two-haiku review:

She's left at altar
Goes on honeymoon alone
Hot guy, dead body

Cute and amusing
Mystery a bit obvious
Plenty of hot sex
Jun 30, 2015 Mancho283 rated it liked it
3.5 ชอบการดำเนินเรืองตังแตตนเรืองเลย ชอบมากๆสนุก บางฉากกดูมีอะไรใหลุน แบบใครนะจะมาทำรายนางเอก แตตกมาตาย(สำหรับเราอะนะ)ตอนจบ เพราะปมเรืองทีมีคนตายในบานมันออนมากเลย นอกนันโอเคหมด ...more
And You Thought YOU Were Having a Bad Day
She was left at the alter (again), and is now on her honeymoon with no groom. She's wet, freezing cold, stuck in a strange place, caught in a storm the likes of which hasn't been seen in centuries, with no electricity (she's afraid of the dark), no luggage (got lost in transit), a naked man in her shower (okay, so that's not exactly a bad thing), and all she's got as a flashlight is a glow in the dark vibrator that was part of the honeymoon package the ex
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Breanne just got dumped at the alter. So, she decides to go on her honeymoon alone, since it's all paid for. She has bad taste in men and this was the 3rd time she's been dumped. Cooper, on leave, happened to be booked for the same weekend. Oops, double booked! I wonder what is going to happen?????
Breanne had so many moments I wanted to slap some sense into her. First, her declaration on "no more men." Really, could have fooled me! Secondly, her packing for the week in the mountains- didn't she
Dec 23, 2011 Elle rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favourites, cont-rom
I think I'm addicted to Jill Shalvis's books. I really love her writing and the flow of each story she created. So amazing. Here I am, have devoured one of her novels-- Get A Clue

I totally enjoyed the premise. The humour was cracking like hell. Definite hilarious I laughed out loud. The romance was awesome, cute, lovely and sweet. The chemistry between Breanne and Copper was so powerful. So powerful that the sexual tension was absolute madness--it's killing me.

I quite liked the mystery. Not re
Jan 21, 2012 Amanda rated it it was ok
Shelves: jill-shalvis
This book was a heavy double edged sword to me, there were many moments of laugh out loud hilarity, melt your heart sweetness, and rev your engine hotness. Then there were many moments of knock your head against the wall frustration, was that really needed irritation and worst of all, the why was that even mentioned confusion.

I had questions about like why did Breanne it have to happen 3 times when once was bad enough (it actually made it a little harder for me to like her) and then why did her
Jill Shalvis is a fun author...this book was cute and fun.

Breanne goes on her "honeymoon" after being left at the altar--nothing goes right--her flight is terrible, her luggage is lost, and when she finally arrives at the house she rented, someone else is in the honeymoon suite! Cooper Scott is looking to find out what to do with his life now that he quit his job. He needs some R&R and maybe a nice ski bunny...not a crazy woman with a smart mouth!

Since this is a romance novel, the story beg
Jan 14, 2009 Cindy rated it really liked it
A fun read - the heroine has had the week from hell:
* fancy wedding - but the groom doesn't show up
* rather than face the commiseration and speculation - she flies off on her prepaid honeymoon - on an airplane with screaming, odoriferous passengers
* she arrives at her Tahoe destination - but her luggage doesn't, leaving her with two scanty negligees and some makeup to face a week in the Sierras
* nobody mentioned that the Sierras were being hit by the 'storm of the century' - for which she was se
May 12, 2013 Amanda rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance
I checked this book out from the library, and it turned out to be a re-read that I forgotten until about half way through. It is a quick, and moderately entertaining read--if you like the game Clue. Very few times in a book do I absolutely hate the the heroine. I hated Breanne, the heroine, in this book. She is clueless, scared of everything, and I don't know what she did to attract the hero, but for some reason he seemed to like her. She also can't seem to take care of herself, and was selfish ...more
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