Automotive Holiday Deals Books Gift Guide Books Gift Guide Shop Men's Athletic Shoes Learn more nav_sap_SWP_6M_fly_beacon $5 Albums egg_2015 All-New Amazon Fire TV Movember Gifts Under $50 Amazon Gift Card Offer bf15 bf15 bf15 $30 Off Amazon Echo $15 Off All-New Fire Kindle Black Friday Deals Shop Now DOTD
One Magic Moment (De Piaget series Book 13) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 9 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.
One Magic Moment (Jove Pa... has been added to your Cart
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: Unbeatable customer service, and we usually ship the same or next day. Over one million satisfied customers!
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

One Magic Moment (Jove Paranormal Romance) Mass Market Paperback – May 3, 2011

68 customer reviews
Book 11 of 13 in the De Piaget Series

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
New from Used from
"Please retry"
Mass Market Paperback
"Please retry"
$2.92 $0.01

Fortune Smiles
2015 National Book Awards - Fiction Winner
Get your copy of this year's National Book Award winner for fiction, "Fortune Smiles" by Adam Johnson. Hardcover | Kindle book | See more winners
$7.99 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 9 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

  • One Magic Moment (Jove Paranormal Romance)
  • +
  • All for You
  • +
  • One Enchanted Evening
Total price: $23.97
Buy the selected items together

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Take an Extra 30% Off Any Book: Use promo code HOLIDAY30 at checkout to get an extra 30% off any book for a limited time. Excludes Kindle eBooks and Audible Audiobooks. Restrictions apply. Learn more

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Lynn Kurland is the USA Today bestselling author of Stardust of Yesterday, A Dance Through Time, This Is All I Ask, The Very Thought of You, Another Chance to Dream, The More I See You, and If I Had You. She is also a contributor to The Christmas Cat, Christmas Spirits, Veils of Time, Opposites Attract, and A Knight’s Vow anthologies. A full-time writer, she lives in the Pacific Northwest.

Hero Quick Promo
Holiday Deals in Kindle Books
Save up to 85% on more than 1,000 Kindle Books. These deals are valid until November 30, 2015. Learn more

Product Details

  • Series: Jove Paranormal Romance
  • Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Jove; Jove Mass-Marke edition (May 3, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0515149519
  • ISBN-13: 978-0515149517
  • Product Dimensions: 4.1 x 1 x 6.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #268,856 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Amazon Author Rankbeta 

(What's this?)

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

35 of 40 people found the following review helpful By C. Widman VINE VOICE on May 3, 2011
Format: Mass Market Paperback
I was delighted to find One Magic Moment in stores before it was officially released. Even though I had already pre-ordered it, I quickly snatched it up and starting reading. When you only get a new book every year, you take it when you find it! While in many ways OMM feels like a mish-mash of previous stories, it is still an enjoyable read, as we have come to expect with Ms. Kurland... There are some mysteries that I couldn't predict the outcome of, but for the most part it is a sweet and even-keeled ride. I will say with this one, that you would benefit from having read One Enchanted Evening before this. While you don't have to, I think it would heighten your enjoyment of OMM. I'm going back to re-read it now myself.

So after reading and enjoying One Enchanted Evening, I was excited to read John's story. He was the mysterious double to Montgomery, in being his twin. They were pretty much always together, the times they are mentioned. But Montgomery was the more outspoken of the two, so you feel like you know him better. That leaves John as the strong, silent type. All that we really knew about it him was that he was there and then he just disappeared. Well in One Magic Moment, we get to see what happened to him.

Tess, Pippa's sister, is still living and working at Sedgwick castle as when we left her in OEE. She has a PhD in medieval studies, and she enjoys creating that world for events that she holds there as well as the lectures she gives on occasion. She is greatly grieving for the loss of her sister; knowing that Pippa is happy and in love doesn't quite take away the sting of someone being gone from your life.

On a trip into town, Tess swipes off another side mirror.
Read more ›
10 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
19 of 22 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on June 8, 2011
Format: Mass Market Paperback
I love the entire concept of the dePiaget/MacLeod families and can fully accept the "rules" that have been developed around time travel, paranormal oddities, etc. I even found it refreshing that the characters in this books accept time travel and are not freaked out about moving from one century to another.

But. There was no character development. John is taciturn,and that's about it. Tess is alternatively assertive and independent or on the verge of helpless tears. (make up your mind, honey). Stilted narrative such as "she stood there and shook" doesn't exactly reach out and grab the reader--not to mention, we've had an awful lot of weeping heroines in the last few offerings in this series. (does anyone actually *say* "watch it, buster" or "I think I'm losing it" in real conversation?? Both of those have appeared in at least the last three books; I don't know if Kurland is taking shortcuts or if her editor is, but those phrases are becoming tiresome.)

There's no plot development. The first 150 pages acould have been condensed to a third of that. The reasons why Tess wouldn't tell John that she knew his brother in another time are vague and pointless. It would make sense for a while, but the she-knows-he-knows-but-no-one's-telling dance is also becoming trite. There are enticing hints of Robert Cameron and Jamie MacLeod, but they're only mentioned as if they're being checked off a list somehow. It's hard to summon any sense of urgency as a reader when the writer doesn't seem interested, either.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on May 28, 2011
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
This was embarassingly disappointing. Kurland has been doing less than stellar work recently and has killed a delightfully imaginative series with disjointed plotting, odd errors in English periods (For example, from the book: "Victorian England, perhaps?" "Believe me, I'm tempted. Especially since it would mean you'd have to wear heels and hose more often." -- Was't that a style more for the Georgians and elderly Regency characters? Search under 'Regency fashion men'.)

The characters were just okay for me, but not that engaging. Dragging in every major character from the series gave the book a grand finale feeling, which for me it is. Was this book was something she had to write but is no longer really into herself anymore, and then the book was given little editorial attention to detail by the publishers? Her editor did not seem to be really into romance, time travel, British Regency/Victorian genres or continuity issues in such a convoluted book.

I bought this because I have really enjoyed her books in the past, but her work will no longer be an automatic buy for me. I hate it when that happens.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Laurie K. Olsen on July 5, 2011
Format: Kindle Edition
I really wanted to like this book. I've read all of Lynn Kurland's MacLeod/de Piaget books, and own most of them. I've always enjoyed Kurland's humor and ability to bring a feeling of realism to her ghosts and time travel stories. Unfortunately the last couple of books come across like she is burned out but still has to finish up a contract.

I was disappointed in Montgomery's 'One Enchanted Evening' but was hoping that it was just a hiccup. My concern started when she was naming her characters "Cinderella" and "Peaches" ... HUH?! The whole "fairy wings" on the back of the dress threw me too. However at least in Enchanted Evening there was still some light-hearted humor and a warm love story.

I bought 'One Magic Moment' because my library didn't have it in yet. I didn't even end up finishing it after 2/3's through. It was terrible. It had an awkward "I don't want to like you but fate is forcing me too" love story line. John's ill humor was never really explained but just was a downer on the whole story. Tess and her sisters are still bizarre and not endearing at all.

This book does not deserve the space on my bookshelf. I am not keeping it. I hope that Lynn Kurland has made some good money on her earlier books because I for one will not be buying any more of her work.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
One Magic Moment (Jove Paranormal Romance)
This item: One Magic Moment (Jove Paranormal Romance)
Price: $7.99
Ships from and sold by

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Want to discover more products? Check out this page to see more: werewolf book