They've helped orchestrate the perfect day for countless couples. Now 12 new couples will find themselves in the wedding spotlight in the second Year of Weddings novella collection.
"To Have and to Hold"
Happily ever after begins today. The honor of your presence is requested at three autumn weddings....
Emma Tate has just moved on from one fiancé, so when she announces a sudden engagement to her lifelong buddy Jake Sawyer, every busybody in Mayfair goes into high alert. Of course, no one but Jake and Emma know the real reason they’re getting married - so Emma’s dying father will have a chance to walk her down the aisle. But while Jake and Emma move forward with their plan - and frantically plan an October wedding - it becomes clear that their agreement has a few complications . . .
Renovation contractor Colin McGrath can't see someone in need and walk away. Which is precisely why, when a winter storm damages his new neighbor's in-home catering kitchen, he offers his construction skills to fix it, even though he knows he is the last person his former classmate would accept help from. After all, he was part of a series of high school pranks that nearly ruined Meadow Larson's life.
She's known for her delicious cakes, but there's no recipe for dealing with the new man in her life. Charlotte owns the best bakery in Louisiana, and clients come from near and far for her renowned wedding cakes. And while the wedding scene is Charlotte's place to shine, her own love life is duller than ever. After a string of failed relationships - and men who actually were too good to be true - she has decided to throw herself into her craft and leave love and marriage to her clients.
For almost a year, Alyssa's friends and family helped her plan a lovely wedding to take place in the church she'd grown up in. It was the happiest day of her life when she walked down the aisle to be united with the man of her dreams. But when Brendan left her at the altar, Alyssa was consumed by humiliation, embarrassment, and a broken heart that wouldn't allow her to trust anyone. Especially Brendan.