Friday, April 3, 2015

It Started At A Wedding... - Kate Hardy

It Started At A Wedding...
Kate Hardy
Harlequin Romance, Apr 1 2015, $5.99
ISBN: 9780373743353

In Capri, Italy for her best friend Ashleigh Farrell’s marriage, wedding dress designer Claire Stewart panics when the gown she designed vanished somewhere between London and Naples due to the antics of a Bridezilla.  Frustrated she initially tries to call Ashleigh, but the bride’s phone is off.  On her second attempt, she informs her BFF of the bad news.  Though upset Ashleigh tells her buddy it is not her fault.

Desperate Claire leaves Italy for London in search of a substitute.  Ashleigh tells her brother Sean who blames follow your heart queen of chaos Claire for the mess though he hides his conclusion from his sibling.  In London Sean visits Claire offering a truce.  Three gowns are shipped to Naples for the bride to choose from before the two enemy combatants begin a quest to find the missing dress; but neither can ignore what their respective hearts tell them. 

This is an enjoyable gender war frolic starring two opposites falling in love while on a mission for the person they both cherish.  The audience will appreciate this lighthearted contemporary due to the changing relationship between the regimented male and the free-spirit female.

Harriet Klausner

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