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Real Estate Agent Helen Wright is done with love. Left at the altar then stood up by a blind date, her only 'significant other' is her fat, orange tabby, Charlie. When her wealthiest client fires her then bad mouths her all over the city, Helen's professional life becomes as pathetic as her love life. In need of a vacation, she packs her bags and heads off to Bora Bora to ...more
Kindle Edition, 220 pages
Published September 14th 2016 by Long Valley Press (first published September 8th 2016)
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Angela Archer My apologies. I just saw this. :) I haven't had much thought to giving him one, but it's not something that is a hard "no" either. Lol. Maybe it's som…moreMy apologies. I just saw this. :) I haven't had much thought to giving him one, but it's not something that is a hard "no" either. Lol. Maybe it's something for me to mull over. Thanks for asking!(less)
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Becky Rendon
Mar 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Bad day, you think you've had a bad day! Try the string of bad days that seem to follow Helen.

Left at the altar
Client from Satan's army
Blind date no shows
and the most obnoxious Parking Spot Thief

Clearly Helen deserves a little break. She's going to get one in the form of her best friend's destination wedding. Or is she?

Trouble and bad breaks seem to follow Helen even to the island of Bora Bora. Reading her misadventures just makes you want to hug her that much more! Add in the gorgeous man that
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Amy M. (Amy Loves Reading Blog)
I'm always up for a new read from a new-to-me author and when we got presented the chance to review this chick lit romance with some humor I jumped at the chance.

Going through so many ups and downs with Helen I was really worried that she wouldn't get her happily ever after, but dang did she get to enjoy a heck of a vacation. (Mostly) I liked Helen, but I was overly excited about her but I did feel horrible for her because she was dealt a pretty bad hand. And I have to say if my husband made me
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Christine Hart
Oct 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
A delightfully light read which came as a welcome break from a dreary October week. The Parking Space was an emotional, yet not too intense, window into the life of a woman recovering from being stood up at the altar. Twists and turns of fate bring jilted San Franciscan Helen head-to-head with a new crush while on vacation in Bora Bora. Having spent most of the novel getting to know Helen and sympathizing with her frustrations and disappointments, I wanted her to find happiness and kept rooting ...more
Claire - The Coffeeholic Bookworm
OMG.. Just the mention of Bora Bora already had me gushing and dreaming of paradise. But that's not the only reason I got this book by Angela Archer. It's the promise of something beautiful between two broken hearts finding their road to forever which started in a parking space. 

Oh yes, that parking space, the monumental catalyst to their journey to paradise, albeit unbeknownst to both parties. Helen Wright was left at the altar, distraught and shocked at the turn of events. Her boyfriend of two
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Regina Walker
May 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a great read! Especially finishing it right as the weather is warming up, I could total feel the sand beneath my toes and the warm ocean air around me. Angela did a fantastic job of creating Helen's world for me to occupy with her. I ached for her, rejoiced with her, cried with her, laughed with her. This is a fantastic romance read - full of attraction and adventure, but it's "low heat" - which I much prefer.

I connected with the protagonist immediately and couldn't wait to finish this won
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Feb 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Tracy Zullo
Feb 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.5 Stars - a great straight forward romance on the sweet side
Joanna Macaulay
May 10, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fun light story.

Location was fun. Mild humor. I wanted to know more about Rick's character to make the story more intense. The parking space issue seemed out of character.
Jessica
Dec 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
Helen Wright is left at the altar. Left reeling she tries to pick up the pieces by focusing on her Real Estate career. Her wealthy client suddenly drops her and she's left with nothing. She meets handsome veterinarian Rick Stark. Neither of them are looking for love. Helen heads to Bora Bora when her best friend decides to do a destination wedding. She is much surprised when she runs into Rick. A romance ensues though both are hesitant. Will they be able to put aside their hesitations and find l ...more
InD'tale Magazine
“The Parking Space” is a quirky name for a light-hearted novel with pages of fun.

Read full review in the 2017 February issue of InD'tale Magazine.
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