|Title||:||As Luck Would Have It|
Lindsey Johnson has long worked as a Manager in the property acquisition section of Manhattan-headquartered Krispen Group, a chain of upscale modern resort hotels. It is in her ability to close the deal that company CEO Drake Krispen reassigns her from a near completed Paris acquisition to the starting negotiations in a potentially more problematic one in the small coastal town of Kilabbey, Ireland. The problem with the property is that a castle sits on it which Krispen would tear down to replace with a modern building, whereas the Town Council, which owns the castle, has been known to be reluctant to sell to anyone who would not maintain it. Lindsey, who does have some Irish blood, the details of which are unknown to her, is making her initial visit to meet with Council coinciding with the town's historic annual Matchmaking Festival. In meeting with Council, she does discover their reluctance to sell to someone like Krispen, the lead Council member, Alroy, who advises her to learn ...
Christine Conradt, Audrey Shulman