Close Friends, a Secret Crush
It was his sister’s wedding, but Max Trevetti’s eyes weren’t focused on the bride.
Growing up in small-town Tobias, Wisconsin, Max helped raise his little sister Annette, and was a surrogate big brother to her best friend, Suzanna Grant. Suz always had a secret crush on her best friend's brother, but she would never have thought Max actually saw her as more than a friend.
Except now Max can’t keep his eyes off her. That stunning red dress. Her smile.
When the wedding celebration leads to unexpected passion, neither knows what happens next … especially when they’re constantly thrown together trying to save historic Bliss House for eccentric, meddling Miss Trudi.
Was it just a fling, or will this wedding plant the seed for their own? Find out in this heartfelt Midwestern romantic comedy.
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The Unexpected Wedding Guest, Book 2 of USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn's Marry Me series, is a moving, passionate, feel-good contemporary romance that will captivate fans of Bella Andre, Roxanne St. Clair, and Jill Shalvis.
5-Star Praise for The Unexpected Wedding Guest:
“Ordinary, and yet unforgettable, characters in an endearing story readers will treasure.”
“McLinn delivers a wonderful romance. … I hope she never stops writing them.”
“An unexpected treasure … This romance is a nice ‘escape read’!” -- 5-star Amazon review
“A heart-warming tale.”
Praise for the Marry Me series:
“With her two latest books set in a perfectly realized and perfectly charming small town, McLinn has created two beautifully written, richly emotional love stories that are a joy to read.” – John Charles, American Library Association
“Gifted Patricia McLinn has written another wonderful series filled with emotion and romance.” -- CataRomance Reviews
“McLinn has done a marvelous job creating the stories in this series.” -- Fresh Fiction
Get all the books in Patricia McLinn’s Marry Me series today!
Wedding of the Century
The Unexpected Wedding Guest
A Most Unlikely Wedding
Baby Blues and Wedding Bells
If you like Patricia's small-town romance stories, try her Seasons in a Small Town series today!
What Are Friends For? (Spring)
The Right Brother (Summer)
Falling for Her (Autumn)
Warm Front (Winter)
About the Author
USA Today bestselling author Patricia 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.
McLinn is the author of more than 50 published novels, which are cited by readers and reviewers for wit and vivid characterization. Her books include mysteries, contemporary romances, historical romances, and women’s fiction. They have topped bestseller lists and won numerous awards.
She has spoken about writing from Melbourne, Australia to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian Institution.
A wonderful story of Suzanna and Max and overcoming fear and hurt to do what your heart leads you to do. What a sweet story of two people who couldn’t be more deserving of a HEA.
Not as good as the first book
This book dragged on. So much time was spent on her nagging him about going back to school. Spoiler alert: I was disappointed that there wasn’t a wedding at the end.