Book Review #82: The Convenient Wedding

 

Author: Susie Warren

Genre: Romance, Women’s Fiction

Language: English

Series, if any: The Rosa Legacy series, Book 3

Publisher: Xpresso Book Tour

Date of publication: 12 April 2015

No. Of pages: 124

Synopsis: 

Lucia Montgomery belongs to an old and powerful political family in Connecticut. But all she wants is to hide from her past and live up to the reputation of her family.

Anderson Adams is an ambitious candidate im a congressional race and has a promising future ahead of him. A deliberate scandal joins the two reluctant hearts in a bomd of lifetime. Can they make love happen amongst the background of dirty politics?

Review: 

I am having difficulty in articulating my reaction after I finished reading this book. There is a clear distinction in the way which the characters have been groomed and developed. The style of narration is quite hurried and doesn’t match with the expected plot development. The characters seem reluctant in the story, so much so that as a reader you develop a distaste for them. I was not able to like either of the lead character, the plot shows a poor flair of showmanship and the narration just left me floundering.

The title speaks for the main plot. But the cover image looks more like an advertisement for bridal magazine than the convenient marriage of the lead characters.

My opinion: The story definitely had potential but it failed to deliver on the expectations. I was not able to like either the story or the characters.

My rating: 1 out of 5

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