Monday, February 27, 2017

Wedding Date Rescue by Sonya Weiss - Book Review, Excerpt & Giveaway


Book review
 

Review by Suze

Casey is from a small town and being left at the altar is something everybody knows and talks about. She has a matchmaking business, but it's suffering because she couldn't keep her man. She's being pressured by her investors to date someone again and to make it believable, so she can save everything she's worked so hard for. She already knows who she should ask, but will the man she has in mind be willing to fake a relationship with her?

Kent lost everything he held dear because of a fire. He's a firefighter and while his job is rescuing people he doesn't know how to help himself. His mother keeps setting him up with all kinds of different women, but Kent isn't interested. There's a family wedding she thinks he shouldn't go to on his own, but Kent isn't interested in taking anyone. While Casey's plan to pretend to be together isn't the best idea she's ever had, Kent agrees in exchange for some peace and quiet. Is that really what he's going to get or will being near Casey all the time without actually having her prove to be a lot more difficult than he thought?

Wedding Date Rescue is a sweet romantic story. Casey is a beautiful person, both inside and out. She cares about Kent and wants to protect him, which is incredibly endearing. Kent is a kindhearted man. He's gentle and caring and he's genuinely worried about Casey because of everything she's been though. The way he thinks about her is adorable. While Kent and Casey have known each other for a very long time they've always kept their relationship safely in the friend zone. However, when they need to touch and kiss each other to make their connection believable there are plenty of sparks. I loved their chemistry and close friendship, it's a terrific combination and it was fun to read about.

Sonya Weiss is great at describing personalities and building up tension. Her writing flows easily and Wedding Date Rescue is a quick read that I didn't want to put down. I read this wonderful story in one sitting. I love stories about best friends who realize their feelings go much deeper than just friendship and think Wedding Date Rescue is a good one. It's a lovely lighthearted story. 

Advice

Wedding Date Rescue is a great choice for readers who love quick romantic reads about true love between close friends.
 
About Sonya Weiss


From the time she was a child, Sonya knew she was destined to be a writer. If she didn’t like the ending of a book or movie, she would write her own ending. When her children were young, she often wrote stories to entertain them. At the urging of one of her daughters, she submitted a short story and to her surprise and delight, it sold. Sonya loves writing all things romance whether it’s writing contemporary adult or teen fiction and still hasn’t lost the wonder that she gets to do what she loves. She enjoys reading, movies, chocolate, and laughter and credits her daughters as being the sweetest blessings in her life.

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Excerpt

“Do you have any ideas what we can say when people tease us about finally getting together?”

“I don’t know.” He smiled at her. “We can figure that out as we go along. Just focus on pretending you’re mine and I’ll do the same.”

Her eyes sparkled with excitement. “I’m so relieved I could kiss you!”

Casey kissing him. Him kissing her back. His smile faded. Slow down, his smart side said, and don’t think about that. Or her smoking hot body moving beneath that dress. The side of him that didn’t care about being smart thought about it. He stepped on her toe. “Sorry, my bad.” Clearing his throat, he said, “Let’s leave the kissing and anything else physical out of this arrangement.”

A teasing light glinted in her eyes. “Are you worried I’ll try to cash in your bachelor card?”

“Something like that. Up close, I’m hard to resist,” he teased back.

“Maybe for other women. Trust me, Kent, you won’t ever find me chasing you.”

“Same here,” he said. “I would never chase you. You’re not the girl for me.”

She beamed and pursed her lips in a fake kiss. “I think that’s the sweetest thing I’ve ever heard you say.”

He laughed, feeling the tension leave his shoulders. Now that he and Casey had joined forces, he could go to his cousin’s wedding in peace and as an added bonus, he could sit at home on his days off without anyone trying to find him a blind date again.

When the celebration finally wound down, Kent walked Casey to her car, then headed to his truck. He stopped with a groan when he realized he’d left his lights on. After he tried twice to start it, he gave up. The battery was dead and his jumper cables were at home in the garage. Great place for them to be when he needed them.

The headlights of Casey’s car swept over him as she pulled up beside him and got out. The wind blew at the hem of her dress and beneath the lights in the parking lot, he caught a quick glimpse of her thigh. Any more of that and forget the truck, he’d need his brain jumpstarted. “It won’t start. The engine. ‘Cause the battery’s dead,” he said, then gave himself a mental thump upside the head.

She put her hands on her hips. “I don’t have cables. You want me to give you a ride?”

Did she have any freaking idea how hot she looked standing there? “Home?” he asked.

“No, to Switzerland.” She lowered her arms. “You’re giving me a funny look. What’s wrong?”

What was wrong was that Casey wasn’t supposed to affect him. He wasn’t supposed to think of her as beautiful or get hot all over every time her thigh flashed into view. He raked a hand through his hair.

She arched her brows giving him the “well?” look.

“Thinking about work,” he lied, figuring that was a safer bet than, “Damn, girl, you look good.”

Giveaway

One very lucky winner will receive a $5 Amazon gift card.
 
 

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