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(Transcend #3)

4.48  ·  Rating details ·  4,296 ratings  ·  795 reviews
A standalone contemporary romance.

Forty-something Gracelyn Glock is living the dream.
No husband.
No retirement plan.
And since her self-imposed man-ban—no need to shave above her knees.

After a tragic accident, Gracelyn inherits her ten-year-old nephew. She signs a lease on a San Diego beach house and learns their neighbors for the summer are a sexy anatomy professor and hi
Paperback, 412 pages
Published May 26th 2020 by Jewel E. Ann
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Jewel Ann
May 04, 2020 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Fortuity is live early!! A great start to the weekend ;)

"Brilliant, hilarious, and utterly breathtaking. Fortuity left me speechless with an addictive blend of wit, steam, and emotion. Five stars isn’t enough." -Aly Martinez, USA TODAY Bestselling Author

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Jun 04, 2020 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition

Listen, something might very well be broken inside of me because I'm side-eyeing these glowing reviews, wondering if we read the same book.

This was one of the dullest romance books I've ever read with a lot of telling instead of showing and, tbh, the only redeeming factors were Morgan and Gabe.

It was irritating, this forced love between Nate and Gracelyn, likewise the connection they supposedly had. It was not only weird but it also felt like a case of proximity instead of fortuity. I mean, Jew
Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
May 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Stop what you're doing!!!
My next HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, MUST READ BOOK that y'all have to GRAB!!
“I read a story about love. The character in the book said you can’t buy a happily ever after … you can’t buy love. But I could. "
I can buy it for 3.99$ and die a happy gal, cause nobody...and I mean NOBODY sates my heart as Jewel does with her unique writing and unconventional stories. Setting the bar higher with every book, this prolific writer is her own best competitor. master crafter of nuanc
Phuong ✯
not a 10 yr old kid asking her father's fuck buddy (h) what a penis tastes like after she accidentally saw Gracelyn giving her father head ... what in the freezing hell am i reading 🥴

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#1 Transcend – 2.5-2.75 stars
#2 Epoch – 3.5 stars
#3 Fortuity – 2.25 (standalone)
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Dilek VT
Why I read this book

I didn’t love Nate as much as some readers did in the first two books but I was sorry for him at the end of Book 2 as all the women he loved either died or left him. It was a sad ending for him. So I wanted his happily-ever-after. He needed a happy end, too. That’s why, I read Book 3 even though the blurb was something I disliked. I hoped that the book would feel different but alas, the book was even more disappointing than the blurb for me.

What I can shortly say is:
Nate de
❥ KAT ❥ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books
'FORTUITY' is the third full length book in Jewel E. Ann's 'Transcend' series. This can be read as a standalone but seriously why would you? to love this completely start from the first book.

I'm not going to write this review up as I normally would, just go in blind, love this book as it should be loved, and like me come away with a heart full to bursting and loving this authors witty personality even more. I fell in love with this story from the get go, that very first page pulled me i
Mali Mor ❤️ The Romantic Blogger
💚 4.5 Stars 💚

'Fortuity' can be read as a stand alone, but anyone who read the 'Transcend' Duet CANNOT miss this book!!! ❤🎉
Griffin and Swayze got their happy ending, but WHAT ABOUT NATE...? 😭

📚 "𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻 𝗜’𝘃𝗲 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗲𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗱𝗶𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗿 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗮𝗹𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱𝘆 𝗴𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘁𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗲𝗹𝘀𝗲." 📚

8 years ago, Nathaniel Hunt packed his belongings and took his daughter Morgan for a trip around the world. Now they're back, living in San Diego for 3 months - a location that was chosen by fortuity...
It's time for my BEST BOOKS OF 2020 LIST

READING UPDATE 2021: loving it still

Ever since I read Look the Part I was waiting for another book by Jewel E Ann that would blow my mind. A love story that would check all my boxes. And I finally found it!

I must admit, the beginning of Fortuity didn't convince me, at least not immediately. Instead the story grew on me with each chapter. The characters, Gracelyn and Nate, the kids, and Mr Hans - it all started making sens
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****FIVE STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

I had no idea we were coming to San Diego so this woman could stitch up every single one of my wounds, kiss every scar, and remind my heart that it has an infinite capacity to love.

FINALLY, we get a happy ending for one of Jewel E. Ann’s most beloved Heroes—Nathaniel Hunt. If you've read the first two books in the ”Transcend” series then you know and love this beautiful character. If you haven’t read them, now is a good time to get to this E
Jewel E. Ann has a gift and it always results with me in tears. After finishing Fortuity I can say Mission accomplished! This book has it all. Pure comedy gold. Fantastic characters and I mean every single one of them and a well developed story. I’ve read Transcend and Epoch but Fortuity can be read as a stand-alone. But for me having read those two books only made Fortuity that more special to me.

Nathaniel Hunt and his daughter Morgan. I was ecstatic when I learned that they would get their ow
Hulya Kara Yuksel
May 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
"Hearts are meant to beat and keep us alive. They’re also there to love, not sit on a shelf in timeout, or in your case, a strikeout. When the time is right, get back in the game and let that heart of yours fall in love again."

Oh my gosh. I'm soooo happy right now but also I'm a little bit emotional because I have to say goodbye to Nate. Ahhh I'm gonna miss him very bad. 😭😭😭

Ps. Jewel, thank you so much for this book but I'm begging you, could you write a book about Morgan? Please!!! 😍😍😍


Mar 20, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2021-audio
3.5 stars
“Happiness comes in small packages. It’s not so much a state of mind, but a moment.”

I've been wanting to read Fortuity by Jewel E. Ann for the longest time, and honestly, the main reason is because I love the cover so much. It just radiates pure happiness. I want to preface this by saying I haven't read Jewel's 'Transcend' series, so I had no clue who Nate was.

Nathaniel Hunt is a single dad who has spent the last 8 years of his life traveling the world with his daughter. He
Starr (AKA Starrfish) Rivers
It's well written, which is why it gets 3 stars.

But I am PISSED. 46% and the author teases with their FIRST time together, and she doesn't describe it??????? Well, now I've skipped ahead to her giving him head, so we shall see.....

Head gets interrupted by the guy's 10 year old daughter!!! Who later asks the woman what a penis tastes like!!!

DNF 55%. I can't any more. There's some description but nothing graphic. And I just don't have enough patience for slow burn that doesn't actually BUUUUURRRRR
The Book Bee
Mar 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
"Hope shouldn't shackle the heart, it should free it."

When the title of a book is absolute perfection in relation to the meaning of the story, one you know you can look back on after you've closed the book and pondered all the amazingness you just witnessed: you know it's going to be a book that sticks with you. I officially have a book hangover from this one and it will be added to my all time favorites list on the side bar of my blog. I loved this book. I loved Nate's HE
Aly Martinez
May 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book! Gah, I LOVED THIS BOOK!!!!!
I do not have enough words to adequately express how much I loved this book. Brilliant. Hilarious. Utterly breathtaking. Fortuity left me speechless with an addictive blend of wit, steam, and emotion. Five stars is not enough!
Wil Loves Books!
I loved this book. I just...did. Often I find it super hard to explain why I loved a book, but super easy to explain it when I really disliked a book. It's all in the way it made me feel. And this book, it just made me feel. I love Jewel E Ann's writing even though it often takes me a bit to get into her books, but once I do, I'm totally sucked. This is no exception. I definitely loved Nate from the Trascend/Epoch books, so I'm glad he finally got his happy ending. I don't know, when I finished ...more
Pam Godwin
May 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
"Love isn't an emotion. It's a force."
You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll be twisted up, turned on, and inspired to the depth of your soul. What a beautiful love story. These characters are so real, so multilayered, so damn addictive. You'll want to be with them, be a part of their lives, and help them through their endless troubles. You'll never want to let them go.
What does a penis taste like? For three-thousand dollars, can you buy a happily-ever-after? You'll never know the true, profound meani
✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰





This is a standalone love story ... BUT ... if you've read Jewel's Transcend duet, you will remember Nathaniel. I suggest you read the other two books first, because Nate played a HUGE part in that story.


And now here he is again ... to maybe finally find his happily ever after?

He's been widowed for ten years now - his wife died giving birth to their daughter Morgan.

He wasn't planning on ever falling in love again and he's leaving in three months to go back home to Wisconsin ...
DJ Sakata
Favorite Quotes:

I’m retired from men. A series of unfortunate events forced me into early retirement. Death. Cheating. Houdini at the altar. I’m lucky like that.

“I’ve never had a boyfriend. And you haven’t had a girlfriend since Mom. It would be nice to practice a little before I start school this fall.” “Practice?” I tilt my head to the side. “Yes. If I get a boyfriend in school, I don’t want him to think I don’t know what I’m doing.” Kill. Me. Now… “It’s like when you try to get me to try some
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
May 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing

“If I stay, I might forget I’m not supposed to want you to kiss me.”

Fortuity by Jewel E Ann was mesmerising, compelling, addictive and had everything we love in our romance. This is a story of second chances and living with grief and heartbreak. It’s about family connections, strength in adversity and love. So much about love. Jewel E Ann is a magnificent Author who grabs your heart and doesn’t let go until the last word on the last page. It’s a marathon and a journey of emotions where by th
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
This was a highly anticipated read for me and it completely over-delivered in every way. Firstly, I mean anything Jewel writes is amazing and she always manages to give me more than I was expecting. Secondly, if you have read the Transcend duet then this story is like getting a year’s worth of gifts in one hit. Three words - Professor Nathaniel Hunt. Oh yes, we delve deep into his life post Swayze & Griffin and IT WAS WONDERFUL!!

Okay, now that I have that gushiness out of my head, let’s talk abo
 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕

Well its official: Jewel E Anne can take my money!!!! I’ve read most of this author’s books and she has always managed to make me feel the exact same way whenever I start and finish one of her stories. I’m giddy, nervous, swooning, and then finally, I exhale a contented sigh.

For anyone that has read the Transcend Duet, then you know that we were anxiously waiting for Nathaniel’s own HEA. This single dad stole our hearts from the very beginning and we needed him to find a woman that was going to
Wendys Wycked Words
Absolutely awesome. Laughed and swooned my ass off!!!

4,5 star ;) and review to come later...maybe...
Grecia Robles
Jun 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: single-dad
I love you more than I loved Daisy.”
Tears fill her eyes.
“I love you more than I loved Jenna. Not because I didn’t love them with my whole heart. I did. It’s just that my time away with Morgan has taught me one thing. Our capacity to love grows with time. It grows with every new person who touches our lives. So I love you more because my heart is bigger.”

⚠WARNING⚠ Si no has leído los libros anteriores y piensas leerlos, esta reseña te va a spoilear y si ya los leíste go ahead y si no
mel ☽
Apr 30, 2020 marked it as to-read
my mans Nathaniel getting his deserved HEA and his own book?? i think YES.

Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
5 ⭐'s

“You can’t just call dibs.”

Nathaniel meets Gracelyn when they move in next door to each other in San Diego. Nathaniel has been traveling with his ten year old daughter, Morgan, for the last eight years. They are having one last adventure before going home to Wisconsin and settling down.

Gracelyn's world has just been turned upside down. Her sister and brother in law were killed in a cruise ship mishap and now she has sole custody of her ten year old nephew, Gabe. His parents didn't wan
MELISSA *Mel Reader*
May 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
5 Stars!
(ARC provided by Social Butterfly PR)

-This is it. This is what it looks like to love someone deeply... madly... to the depths of your soul.


Gracelyn Glock is a forty something single, free spirited woman living in Idaho whose life is turned upside down when tragedy strikes her family. Suddenly she's living in San Diego caring for her ten year old nephew trying to figure out how not to screw things up. She's out of her element, and a hot mess, but ready to embrace this new reality she's
5 MILLION ALL THE EMOTIONS STARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻♥️♥️♥️♥️😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

I lost my original review so i have to start over😭

My heart is exploding with joy over this book! I can’t explain how much I loved it! I want to shout it from the rooftops but this is a spoiler free review so I shall hold back😂

To start with, i think you MUST read Transcend and Epoch before starting Fortuity.

God! Jewel E. Ann and her words!!!! As a reader if you don’t feel EVERY.SINGLE.emotion when you read her
Alba and Her Secrets..♥
4.5 'It's complicated' Stars!

I've been curious to read Jewel E. Ann for a while now and everyone was raving about this book so much, I just had to read it. Yes, this is my first book by this author and I sure hope it won't be the last one because I really loved it! Fortuity is a good mix of family interactions, humor, burning chemistry and emotions. I fell in love with all these characters and their stories. I loved Nate and Gracelyn. I loved their new chance at love in a difficult moment in bot
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Jewel is a Wall Street Journal & USA Today best selling author with a quirky sense of humor. When she's not saving the planet one tree at a time, you can find her role modeling questionable behavior to her three boys, binge-watching Netflix with her husband, and writing mind-bending romance.

Her upcoming release is For Lucy, a contemporary romance/women's fiction.

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