Prelude to a Wedding - Patricia McLinn

Prelude to a Wedding

By Patricia McLinn

  • Release Date: 2011-09-27
  • Genre: Contemporary
Prelude to a Wedding book review score

4 Score: 4 (From 397 Ratings)

Prelude to a Wedding Patricia McLinn Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars

OPPOSITES? Oh, yeah. ATTRACT? Absolutely
She’s all work and no play. He’s an expert at fun. Their romance is the game of their lives.
Paul Monroe needs a temporary assistant while his is on maternity leave. Not an unusual situation for a small business owner… Except his savvy assistant knows Paul and his antique toy appraisal business require someone special. He’s a charmer, all right. But not everyone appreciates his playful approach to life.
He needs a perfect fit.
Bette Wharton is all in to make her temp agency a success by matching the right temp with each client. She’ll work as long and hard as it takes to follow her plan to success. So when she’s hit by a shockingly high turnover rate for temps sent to Paul’s business, she rolls up her suit sleeves to get to the heart of the problem.
She needs to dance through imperfections.
The no-nonsense businesswoman might have met her match when she squares off against Paul’s determination to teach her about letting her hair down. Especially when she discovers a wounded heart beneath all his fun.
Can Paul and Bette get their timing right and find a perfect fit to dance together through the twists and turns of imperfections?

Prelude to a Wedding is the first book in The Wedding Series -- feel-good contemporary romantic comedies. If you crave characters you’d like to know, magnetic chemistry, humor with heart, and romance to believe in, you’ll love this irresistible workplace romance.

Clear your calendar for a flirty, heart-felt love story today!

Readers react to Prelude to a Wedding
"I melted. This story had a puddle version of me laughing and crying and cheering." - 5-star review
"Funny yet romantic... Enjoyed every page." - 5-star review
"Funny twists” ... "Love an upbeat story" ... "Cute" ... "I recommend this one"
"I fell in love with the characters" - 5-star review
"Opposites attract and both bring special gifts" - 5-star review

More 5-star praise for The Wedding Series
“A wonderful series that will make you laugh and cry. Each page is filled with love that will eventually come to the people who so need it. A must read!”
"Perfect. The characters were multi-dimensional and played off each other in warm, thoughtful, loving ways. Each couple faced a different situation and overcame their obstacles together... Heart-warming."
“Fun and serious all at the same time. Love how the friends intertwine and add new along the way. It was refreshing to read the different stories and having them all come together. Really enjoyed this series!”
“Full of warmth, understanding of human nature, and great characters. They are connected, following the lives of college friends, and by the time you are finished, you feel as if you are a part of their extended circle... Definitely a feel good experience.”
"Great love stories! … Must read all books in the series! … I laughed and cried!"

Get all the books in Patricia McLinn’s Wedding Series today!
1. Prelude to a Wedding
2. Wedding Party
3. Grady’s Wedding
4. The Runaway Bride
5. The Christmas Princess
6. Hoops (full-length prequel to The Surprise Princess)
7. The Surprise Princess
8. Not a Family Man (full-length prequel to The Forgotten Prince)
9. The Forgotten Prince

If you'd like more wedding romances, try the Marry Me series!
Wedding of the Century
The Unexpected Wedding Guest
A Most Unlikely Wedding
Baby Blues and Wedding Bells

Small-town romance your favorite?
Seasons in a Small Town series
What Are Friends For? (Spring)
The Right Brother (Summer)
Falling for Her (Autumn)
Warm Front (Winter

About the Author
Patricia McLinn is the USA Today bestselling author of nearly 60 published novels cited by readers and reviewers for wit and vivid characterization. Her books include mysteries, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, historical romance and women’s fiction. They have topped bestseller lists and won numerous awards.
She has spoken about writing from London to Melbourne, Australia, to Washington, D.C., including being a guest speaker at the Smithsonian.
McLinn spent more than 20 years as an editor at The Washington Post after stints as a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.) and assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.). She received BA and MSJ degrees from Northwestern University.
Now living in Northern Kentucky, McLinn loves to hear from readers through her website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

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User reviews about this book

  • Prelude To A Wedding

    By Jan in Ky
    A marvelously well written tale of two opposites, both in taught ambition as well as character, working things out so that they can plan a future. Once started, the book was never put down!
  • Good book

    By 1 Banker
    I enjoyed this book even though it was completely predictable.
  • Prelude to a Wedding

    By Tiggy/Cookie
    First time reading this author. I am always hesitant to try a new author, worrying I am going to be disappointed, or that I have wasted my money. Pleasantly surprised this time. I enjoyed Bette and Paul’s story. It was different from a lot of romances out today. No dirty talk and no overly descriptive sex. I will read this author again.
  • 5 stars

    By NewEarthorBust
    I really enjoyed this one. The characters are likeable, and there is no dark edge to it.
  • Prelude to a Wedding

    By 4235621
    Great read.
  • Prelude to a Wedding

    By Carolk1124
    I absolutely LOVED this book. The bantering between the characters was so clever & so funny. I can't wait to go to the "wedding".
  • prelude to a weddings

    By Don and Betty
    Well written, plot was good story enjoyable
  • Prelude to a wedding

    By Good Reader 46
    Picked up this book for the romance. Didn't expect the the laughter the chuckles and all the smiles. Will read it again and again.

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