Author: Lauren Layne
Series: The Wedding Belles #1
Published by: Pocket Books on Jul. 26, 2016
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Format: eBook, ARC
Source: Pocket Books, NetGalley
Book Rating: 9/10
USA TODAY bestselling author Lauren Layne is the “queen of witty dialogue and sexy scenes” (Rachel Van Dyken)! Now, Sex and the City meets The Wedding Planner in The Wedding Belles, her sizzling brand new contemporary romance series about three ambitious wedding planners who can make any bride’s dream come true…but their own.
Discovering her fiancé is an international con man just moments before they exchange vows devastates celebrity wedding planner Brooke Burke’s business—and breaks her heart. Now a pariah in Los Angeles, she seeks a fresh start in New York City and thinks she’s found it with her first bridal client, a sweet—if slightly spoiled—hotel heiress. Then she meets the uptight businessman who’s holding the purse strings.
Seth Tyler wishes he could write a blank check and be done with his sister Maya’s fancy-pants wedding. Unfortunately, micromanaging the event is his only chance at proving Maya’s fiancé is a liar. Standing directly in his way is the stunning blonde wedding planner whose practiced smiles and sassy comebacks both irritate and arouse him. He needs Brooke’s help. But can he persuade a wedding planner on a comeback mission to unplan a wedding? And more importantly, how will he convince her that the wedding she should be planning…is theirs?
Romantic, engaging, and downright steamy!
This is a great contemporary romance story, set in the eclectic New York City, about family, friendship, heartbreak, trust, and true love.
The writing is well done. The plot is precise, intelligent, and captivating. And the characters, including a whole slew of memorable supporting characters, are charming, quirky, and endearing.
Overall, this is a sexy, intriguing, easy read, that I highly recommend.
This book is due to be published on July 26, 2016.
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Thank you to NetGalley, especially Pocket Books, for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.