FOR BETTER OR WORSE (The Wedding Belles #2)
Will a budding wedding planner and her bad boy neighbor stop banging heads and start hearing wedding bells in the sexy second novel in USA TODAY bestselling author Lauren Layne’s irresistible new series that marries Sex and the City with The Wedding Planner?
When small-town girl Heather Fowler finally gets promoted from assistant to actual wedding planner, she’s determined to make it as one of Manhattan’s elite Wedding Belles. Unfortunately, her first client demands an opulent black-tie affair at the Plaza…in five months’ time. Heather’s days quickly become a flurry of cake tastings, dress-fittings, RSVP cards, and bridal tantrums. But what she’s really losing sleep over is the live music blaring from her playboy neighbor’s apartment all night.
Five years ago, Josh Tanner was an up-and-comer on Wall Street, complete with the penthouse and the migraines. But a grim cancer diagnosis made him realize there is more to life than the corner office. If only he could convince his pretty, workaholic neighbor to let loose, too. As Heather lets down her guard, Josh is surprised when he starts falling for the sweet, vulnerable woman hiding beneath those power suits. Soon, it’s Heather’s turn to convince Josh to take the biggest risk of all: love.
A story about a wedding planner Heather who is given an opportunity at a big job and not only does she have the stress of trying to pull off the wedding at the Plaza in 5 months but her neighbor cannot keep the noise down. When Heather goes next door to complain she is thrown off by his six pack, he is thrown off by her when she accepts his friends offer of coming in and having a beer, and later ends up kissing one of Josh’s friends. This makes Josh jealous but he does not understand those feelings. From there you find out about Josh and why he can play with his friends in a band at night and how his life was changed five years ago. Now though his life is being changed again by Heather and he does not know how to react. Heather wants to be noticed by Josh but also has a job to do and her client is driving her crazy, and does not feel like she needs time with Josh to add more to her complicated life. Find out if the wedding happens at the Plaza and if Josh can turn things around. There are some surprises at the end of the book that makes for a good read. I got this book from netgalley. I gave it 4 stars. Follow us at www.1rad-readerreviews.com