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Perfect Timing

(Kendrick/Coulter/Harrigan #11)

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  1,797 ratings  ·  376 reviews
In Catherine Anderson’s newest installment in the Harrigan family series, an unlikely couple is brought together under circumstances that defy all reason....

Tragedy has struck the Harrigans—Quincy’s beloved sister-in-law Loni is gravely ill and nearing death. Quincy, like his brothers, feels helpless to save her, and the clock is ticking. Then, with perfect timing, a wins
Mass Market Paperback, 432 pages
Published February 25th 2013 by Signet (first published January 1st 2013)
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Feb 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was blessed to recieve an advance copy of this book. This is Catherine Anderson at her best. I laughed, I cried but mainly I could NOT put this one down! If there was a rating higher than 5 stars this book would have earned it hands down.
Feb 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved Perfect Timing! It was a great love story. The story was easy to follow and was very entertaining! I cried, I laughed, and I cried some more. I am Hugh Catherine Anderson fan and love all her novels. She delivered another great romance. I have encouraged all may friends and family to read it.
Feb 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
I'm not the kind of person that goes through the synopses of a book for a review. I don't like my journey spoiled so I don't want to spoil it for anyone else.

I. LOVE! Catherine Anderson. I have since the day I found my first book, 'Keegan's Lady' a decade or so ago. I've read everything she's written. The woman tells wonderful, heartwarming AND heartbreaking stories. 'Perfect Timing' is no different. This book will make you laugh out loud at the antics of Quincy Harrigan and his bride Ceara, it
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Perfect Timing, in a nutshell, is a story about the unbreakable bound that is Family. I have been a huge fan of Catherine Anderson for years. I have enjoyed all of her books and have loved many of them. It is bittersweet for me to have completed this, the final book in the Kendrick/Coulter/Harrigan Series.

Without giving too much away, Catherine steps a little outside the box with this one. I was surprised on the direction this book took. And I loved it. It takes a special writer that can bring
Karen Lundstead
Feb 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
"Perfect Timing" Is PERFECT! Quincy Harrigan's story has arrived! And what an enchanting magical story, it is! FANTASTIC! PHENOMENAL! AMAZING FUN! Even you have not read the Harrigan series, READ THIS! After reading this, you will find the Harrigan family so endearing, I guarantee you, you will want to read the series. Being a huge Catherine Anderson fan and reading everyone one of her thirty plus novels, this one SOARS! It is one of my top five favorites! The adorable Irish, Ceara, a Druid from ...more
Laurel Sorensen
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was given the wonderful opportunity to read this book, and offer a review (good or bad...), and am delighted to have been able to Thank Ms. Anderson for one of the best books I have read in years.

Catherine Anderson has been an autobuy for me for as many years as she has been writing. I can only remember a few times in my life that I have sobbed harder than I did at the end of her book "Simply Love", or related to a female character like I did with Charlotte, in the anthology Tall Dark and Dang
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
First off, I was blessed to receive an advance copy of this book for free from the author for my HONEST opinion, and that is what I’ll write, my honest opinion.

I admit I was concerned at the beginning of this book, it was not what I was expecting and I was thinking “What have you done? “. That feeling was VERY short lived. What she did was write an incredible story.

Perfect Timing, more than any other book this author has written, probably made my family think I was crazy. They’d look over and I
Julie Barrett
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Perfect Timing by Catherine Anderson
Harrigan family novel, this one stars Quincy and he along with the family is praying for Loni that they will find the right antibiotic to cure her leukemia.
After he finds an intruder, Cerra in the arena and has her arrested, his father Frank comes up with the family bible that does show what the woman had said-was true. The woman dressed in very old 1500 fashion and language told him what a perfect timing her being there is...
Loni sees visions and she'd know i
Janet Hollibrook
Feb 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
I was sent this book early by the author as a gift in case I wanted to review it. What a great surprise to get in my mailbox. There is an element of paranormal in this story, but Anderson not only pulls it off,making the reader take a complete leap of imagination, she has created characters who leap right off the page and into your heart, where they will stay forever. My way of-marking a really good book is if the people in it seem so real that i feel I have not only met them but have also becom ...more
Dawn Vanzandt
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Catherine Anderson has proven to me once again that she is the best author I have ever found! She has taken me on another amazing journey. This book captivated me from the first sentence and has held me throughout the book! Amazing, wonderful, and captivating! A must read!
Cynthia Diamond
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was lucky enough to receive an advance copy of Perfect Timing and considering I'm going actually start writing reviews for a change and not just hit the dang star button, I figured this would be a good one to start with.
Now before I get rolling, keep in mind that while I am a lover of the romance genre, I'm generally not a fan of contemporaries. My taste tends to gear over to the historial, supernatural, or urban fantasy sub genres. I'm actually a huge fan of Ms. Anderson's historial stories b
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Perfect Timing is an extraordinary read, as I got closer and closer to the end I tried to slow down the pace in which I read in order to let the book last longer. I hated to see it end. Ms. Anderson definitely went outside of the box from her normal writing style, she took a risk and it certainly paid off. I know many will summarize the story and do it far better than I so I will leave that up to them. I instead would rather just tell you my thoughts about the book. Its plot is one of my favorit ...more
Jolene Jaynes-davis
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
I was sooo excited to be one of the ones that got their response in on time to get an advanced copy of this book...I admit I did my happy dance in the street lol...I Had a whole range of emotions from wanting to yell @ Quincy and telling him to get his head out of his buttocks, lol, to clapping my hands when that light bulb of his goes off... The strength and determination of Ceara is inspiring... To be able to accept all that she is and to know @ such a young age who she is IS amazing, to know ...more
Stephanie Arrington
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! Finally Quincy gets a wife and ain't she perfect for him! I love how she brings out all the love in Quincy.
It might have been a little different then any kind of book Catherine Anderson has wrote it fits right in with the series.
I laughed I cried I laughed some more and I smiled like a fool during the whole book
Feb 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I love this book. I laugh and cried. It's one of those books you can't put down and will read over and over again. Quincy and Ceara love is eternal. Makes a person believe in magic and true love. would give it 10 stars.
Janice Hougland
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was privileged to be asked to read an advance copy of this latest book by Ms. Anderson, and I am equally privileged to be able to post a review of it. Ms. Anderson has another hit on her hands! As all of her stories have done, Perfect Timing brought out all of my emotions while reading it. I laughed, I cried, I thrilled, I felt affection, felt great pride in this couple’s/family’s faith and loyalty, wondered at the mastery of Ms. Anderson’s weaving together of myth and reality, and felt joy an ...more
Jana Fogg
Feb 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
Catherine Anderson is an amazing author. She invites you into her stories and you don't want them to end. At first, Perfect Timing was a little hard for me to believe, it didn't take long though to realize that love, faith and happiness is a little magical. That if you believe, miracles can and do happen every day. In this book I love the family dinamics and the faith in God and one another. I was so very excited to recieve this book early to review and I was not disappointed. I have read all 11 ...more
Kimberly Shaw Peck
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Being a huge fan of all of Catherine Anderson’s books, “Baby Love” being my first and favorite, I have to say she has done her best work in “Perfect Timing”. With a few minor understandings of Gaelic words and meanings, Quincy’s story is written with such thought and heart that you can’t help but fall in love with her characters.
In the beginning things happened kind of fast and I was worried at how Catherine was going to keep the story going to the end, but my worries were for naught. Catheri
Willow Forest
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Lucky Me! I was selected to receive an early copy of Perfect Timing! This book totally got me. Understand that I am a huge Catherine Anderson fan, but I read a lot of other authors too. This story--we'll, sometimes it takes me days to finish a book. When I started this one, I couldn't stop reading. The twists and turns, the magic, the warmth and realness of the Harrigan family, and the brilliance of this writer's talent with words to draw images in the mind, completely pulled me in. Lost sleep f ...more
Mary Johanson
Feb 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was fortunate enough to receive an advance copy of "Perfect Timing" in order to review it. When the book opened, I was a bit surprised because it dealt with elements that Catherine Anderson doesn't normally use in her plots. But in only a few pages, I was hooked!!! This is one the best books I've ever read!!! Fabulous. From the first page to the last, I was captivated. Could NOT put it down. If you are looking for a book that will tug at all of your emotions, make you laugh, bring a tear to yo ...more
Feb 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
First off I just wanted to say I love Catherine Anderson books. So I was super excited when I got the chance to read Perfect Timing before its released date for honest review.

Perfect timing is a little different than Mrs. Anderson usual novels this story has magic and time travel in it. I absolutely loved this story! You dynamic relationship of Harrigan family that we all love. The relationship between Quincy and Ceara is endearing they made me fall in love with them. It made me crack up in so
Shawna Cramer
Nov 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I was blessed to recieve this book in advance.

Another Great read by Catherine Anderson!!!! In a way I almost felt sorry for Quincy, ALMOST I do admit at the beginning you get very frustrated at Quincy because he is SO stubborn, which is where I was at. I also laughed throughout the ENTIRE book, and cried.

Once again it is Catherine Anderson at her best! I couldn't put it down. I am glad to be part of her review team. She showed family unity at its best! Everyone pulled together for not only Loni
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was blessed to recieve an advance copy of this book. This is Catherine Anderson at her best. I laughed, I cried but mainly I could NOT put this one down! If there was a rating higher than 5 stars this book would have earned it hands down.
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
loved it. it fit well with the rest of the books. I laughed and cried. The ending was great I am glad Quincy found his love.
Gail Lee
Feb 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Without doubt Anderson's finest book to date. "Perfect Timing" is a deeply emotional read, one that will pull the reader right in and not let go until they've pulled an all-nighter without realizing it. It has it all...tragedy, mystery, breathtaking romance, and the beautifully drawn characters that populate all of this stellar author's works.

As with all of Anderson's books, even the minor characters are portrayed with a clarity and warmth that make you feel you could live next door to them or
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received an advanced copy of this book and finished it very quickly. I could not put it down once I started reading. Perfect Timing was heartwarming, funny, and sad. It had me laughing out loud and crying at other times. I have been a Catherine Anderson fan for many years and was sad to see the last Harrigan book come about, but I am sure I'll be visiting the family again.
I don't want to give the story away because I don't like when people do that to me. So, let me just say that Ceara is just
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received an advanced copy of Perfect Timing. This book is Wonderful, Imaginative, Beautiful, Heartwarming, and Magical. Catherine had me from the First Chapter until the the very last. I hated for it to end. I laughed, I cried, I laughed some more then I cried some more. Catherine's books make you believe in the power of Love and that it transcends time and space. I read this book in one day because I couldn't put it down. I read it while cooking, eating, even took a bath instead of a shower s ...more
Jennifer Fort
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received an advance copy of Perfect Timing for review and ABSOLUTELY LOVED it. I am looking forward to reading more Catherine Anderson books in the very near future!
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Perfect Timing grabbed me from the first page and had me hooked. I liked the twists and I savored every page. I am calling it a winner!

I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy of this wonderful tale by Catherine Anderson.

We fell in love with Loni and the other Harrigan wives earlier in this series. They are amazing women with strength and courage who it appears are in danger for their lives. Who can save favorite Harrigan man, Quincy!

Quincy is a health nut. He is quirky and funny and
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was sent an advance copy of this book.

I can honestly say this is the best book Ive read in ages, and to wrap up the series this way was ingenious and fun. I picked up the book, started reading around 1pm, stopped only to fix my Hubbys very late dinner, sat back down and didn't get up until done. I called my daughter ASAP, rubbed it in that I got the book first and then said I was done! Since it was very, very, late, she was very, very mad....because it was too late to con itout of me!!!!!

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