Publisher Description

A classic Jill Barnett novel called "a delight to read" by Romantic Times Magazine, Imagine was also awarded the Waldenbooks Award.

After years imprisoned on Devil's Island for a murder he never committed, escaped convict Hank Wyatt knows how to survive and believes his luck has finally changed. But when he stows away on board a ship destined to sink, his luck turns bad. He doesn't know if he can last an hour when he is marooned on a deserted island with a beautiful, know-it-all blonde attorney and three orphaned children. Suddenly looking out for number one doesn't seem to be enough. 

San Francisco attorney Maggie Smith wants to have a good cry. Thoroughly modern, wealthy, and bright, her unwanted holiday turns bad when she is suddenly cast in the role of mother and forced to battle wits and hearts with the most arrogant, pig-headed man she's ever met.  

Fate has thrown this makeshift family Robinson together, and kismet tosses in a 2000 year-old floating bottle filled with magic. Is the chance for a love more powerful than they could ever imagine only a wish away? Father Goose meets Donovan's Reef in this funny and tender historical romance about misfits who find that life might not be so bad after all...if they can do the impossible, and find a way to be family.

August 10
Jill Barnett Books
Jill Barnett

Customer Reviews

N2Plants ,

Imagine(Classic Love & Laughter Book 2)

This was one of the best stories I have ever read! Jill Barnett has a way with words. The story was so unique. I laughed, I cried....I felt so many emotions for these characters that are fictional! Two thumbs up and a few fingers too! Great book!

Airedales4ever ,

Loved this book

Hank in particular reminds me of Mark Twain’s “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court.”

Very funny dialogue, a good strong heroine, a hero with feet of clay, and the children are well-drawn characters too. The genie is like the perfect house guest.

I really loved this book.

iksonak ,


I did not want this story to end! Delightful and funny! A really wonderful Feel-Good book!

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