En route to his bachelor party, Emmy is shocked when her typically resolute brother confesses that he is having serious doubts about getting married - and he may even be in love with another woman.
Emmy is determined to help her brother face up to this decision - the one she fled from herself. With less than 24 hours to go before the wedding, she takes Josh on a road trip to find this mystery woman. Along the way, Emmy embraces her own hard-earned lessons about romance, commitment and what happens when we refuse to let go of the past.
©2006 Laura Dave (P)2006 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved. Recorded by arrangement with Viking, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
I think the author needs to study Hallmark movies. In my head, the synopsis seemed like it was good, but the execution was just WRONG.
In the reading process, the execution of the plot was painful and predictable. Living in the main heroine Emmy's head was tiresome. More often than not, I found myself rolling my eyes at what she was thinking.
Had I been this author's editor, I'd tell her to add more texture to the story by creating more 1st person narratives. It would have been great to know exactly what Josh was thinking. It would have been great to know what Berringer was thinking! It would have awesome if a short narrative was written from the mother of the grooms, telling us how she'd known this secret all along. Even a short whimsical narrative from the bride's mountain living sociology professors could have been a comical outlet with great insight.
Overall, I didn't find it to be a pleasant read. On the bright side, as a lover of all things chic lit/chic flic I know for a fact, Hallmark script writers could revision and make this a great television 2 hour movie.
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