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Life, rewound…

Nearly twenty years ago, Sam Leto left her small hometown of Tybee Island, Georgia, to pursue her dreams of becoming a pilot. While she’d prefer to keep flying away from her painful childhood memories, her beloved grandmother Pearl decides it’s time to sell the family home. Reluctantly, Sam is summoned back to pack up the house.

The 2000s nostalgia from Sam’s old bedroom hits immediately: Fall Out Boy posters, drawers of roll-on body glitter and even her favorite CD player with a mixtape from her best friend, Damon Rocha. Damon was always a safe place and Sam often wonders what if her teenage self admitted her feelings for him back then


Mysteriously, the CD player still works all these years later. And somehow it has the power to show Sam an alternate version of her life.

Song by song, Sam receives flashbacks from her past—senior prom, graduation, leaving home. But the memories aren’t as she remembers them; they show what could have been. Suddenly, Sam knows exactly what would have happened if she’d taken a chance with Damon—and she can’t help feeling she made a terrible mistake leaving Tybee all those years ago.

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"Erin La Rosa delivers with yet another steamy, smart, and wonderfully sweet romantic comedy. La Rosa's witty banter and tender scenes are top-notch; PLOT TWIST is a can't miss romance that will leave readers swooning. I give it five stars—and five chili pepper emojis." 


Author of In a New York Minute

"Another sharp, sly, and very steamy romcom from Erin La Rosa! PLOT TWIST is about road trips and sexy neighbors and the power of opening up to the people who care about you the most. La Rosa shines at genuinely funny and feminist romantic tales, and I'll read every single one of them."


Bestselling author of For Her Consideration

“You can count on Erin La Rosa for a rollicking good time!”


 #1 NYT bestselling author of White Oleander

"An expertly-crafted contemporary romance... Erin La Rosa has once again found the perfect formula of taking nuanced characters and putting them in the cutest, most satisfying rom-com narrative. Even with its laugh-out-loud (and dare I say squirrelly) hijinks, PLOT TWIST makes a powerful statement. Love isn’t something you earn—it’s something that derails everything the moment you think you have things figured out. Frankly, I can’t wait for Erin’s next book. As a reader, it’s a privilege to live inside of Erin La Rosa’s brilliant, quirky, and deliciously risqué brain." 


Host of the Too Stupid to Live podcast

"PLOT TWIST is pure sunshine in book form, a story that sparkles with sharp, witty banter, laugh out loud moments, and endearing, expertly-drawn characters. Erin La Rosa is a master of taking beloved tropes and making them feel fresh and exciting, without sacrificing their familiarity or warmth. This book is a love letter to the romance genre, to sisterhood, and to the strength of those in recovery—an absolute gem."


Author of The Boyfriend Candidate

“Definitely needs to be on your TBR.”



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