The Sometime Bride

The Sometime Bride

by Ginny Baird

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Overview

Four Stars from THE ROMANCE REVIEWS
"Ginny Baird has crafted a terrific, but short, story. It's a perfect read for an afternoon where you just want to kick back and while away the time with a delightful tidbit." ~ The Romance Reviews

Successful financier Carrie St. John has endured all the romantic disasters she thinks she can in a lifetime. That is, until her fiancé jilts her the weekend of her bridal shower. Carrie can't show up unaccompanied again and admit to her family she's a failure. When Carrie meets Mike Davis at an historic country inn, the recently ditched hottie offers to help fill the bill. But, at what price?

Mike Davis was finally going to prove his old high school buddies wrong. Voted "most likely to remain a bachelor" in his prestigious prep school's class, he was looking forward to ushering in his new fiancée at his upcoming reunion. Suddenly empty-handed, he's got a new ploy in mind involving the ultra sexy and accomplished Carrie. But Mike doesn't bank on giving up his heart in the bargain. Neither does Carrie, who is soon to learn there are certain things that even money can't buy...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013474376
Publisher: Winter Wedding Press
Publication date: 08/02/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 204
File size: 631 KB

About the Author

Romance writer Ginny Baird has published novels in print and online and received screenplay options from Hollywood for her family and romantic comedy scripts. She writes touching, often humorous, contemporary romance about single women facing everyday challenges. Known for featuring holidays and family themes in her work, Ginny frequently portrays the struggles of single parents or others who've given up on finding true love.

Ginny has two ongoing novella series, The Holiday Brides Series (holiday romance) and The Summer Grooms Series (summer romance), as well as additional single titles available. She is a USA Today Bestselling Author, a Top 10 Best Seller on NOOK, Kindle and iBooks, and a #1 Best Seller in several Romance and Women's Fiction categories. Visit Ginny's website at ginnybairdromance *dot* com to learn more about her and her books.

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The Sometime Bride 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ms. Baird has been making up stories since she learned to talk, but seems to have become stuck along the wayl. There is an immaturity to her writing with phrases like "swept...like an alligator on the prowl" and "he fishtailed" to describe swimming. Eyes "green as the Caribbean" which is blue. Greek Adonis is redundant. Why would anyone choose to marry the "quientessential ice queen" as Mike's fiancee is described. After meeting Carrie and learning her name Mike wonders about the"mystery woman". When Carrie sees Mike the next morning she calls him Mike as if they're friends and touches his arm when she's supposedly heartbroken. Quite a swift recovery. If you are looking for a well written escape this isn't for you.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A situation that is more effextive in historical or with some reasonable context. Two adults, middle aged professionals despite have enough insecurities to fill a phone book, not really. The insecurities, switching characters between his and hers. No book is short enough for this. I am sorry I gave up.
mandamorgan More than 1 year ago
A very quick love story! Cute.
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What is with the words "criminy" and "Oh my Gosh" every other sentence? Characters were completely hollow and did not evoke any emotion. At least it was free....
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Short and sweet story. Enjoyed the two main characters and the flow of the story!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Who knew being dumped would lead to so much fun.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very cute read.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This sounds like a good book to read and i can understand what i reading about :) :) :)
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
cute story fun to read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a type of book i love too read! Not too much detail for surrounding areas, but enough so you could visually see the scene setting. Good characters, good story,moves along nicely. Very good read
Adaras More than 1 year ago
Funny story
jbarr5 More than 1 year ago
THE SOMETIME BRIDE Carrie St. John had just tossed her engagement ring in the pool- Wilson had broken it off with her. This book also follows Mike Davis who is diving for his ex fiances ring in the pool and finds not his but somebody elses. They have had their rooms paid for a s a special weekend rate and agree to just console one another and stay the night. He planned to attend a 20th high school reunion and prove the guys wrong that he'd still be a bachelor. With his girl dumping him he'd still be a bachelor. She is to attend her bridal shower that her grandmother and other relatives have put together-for the 2nd time. The last guy had walked out on her also. They come together with other plans and before Mike knows it she's asking his dad to walk her down the aisle for their wedding. He's not sure what to think... They do get to talk about her money and it's the tip of the iceberg-the one thing that can break them up. I received this book from the author as a gift in exchange for my honest review.