Runaway Bride

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Runaway Bride

Savannah received devastating news on her wedding day, her fiancé and best friend is gay. With this news, there is no way that she can continue with the wedding. Since he is unable to tell their families the truth, she has decided she needs to get out of town for a while and decides to go visit an aunt that no one ever goes to visit. To make matters worse, her parents car, which she had taken without permission, has a flat tire and she does not know how to fix it. Determined to get to her destination, she hails a bus and pays too much money for a ride into the next town.
 
Ben Hogg could not believe what was walking towards him on the bus, Trouble in a wedding dress. All he can think is that some poor bloke is all broke up about being left at the alter by this woman. Briefly married several years earlier, one thing he knows is that marriage is so not for him. When they get to the small town of Junction Texas, Savannah still will not leave poor Ben alone. First she asks about somewhere to eat, then about getting her car fixed. Being the gentleman that he is, he drove her over to the mechanics, only to find it closed like everything else in this small town. Ben decides to offer her a place to sleep, do not worry, he is also the sheriff. After stealing her parents’ car, could things get any worse?
 
Runaway Bride is one of the sweetest and funniest books I have read in a good long while. I love the main female character and her determination to find what she wants most in this world. To know beyond a shadow of a doubt what it is that will make you happy and be willing to do what it takes to get it, is amazing nowadays. Most people I know have no clue what will honestly make them happy. People seem to believe that money and a career is all that it takes, when more often than not, if you find the right person and work at it, married is a wonderful place to be. I hope you enjoy reading a Runaway Bride as much as I did.

Book Blurb for Runaway Bride

All Savannah Kingsley had ever wanted was marriage, at least until she saw all her hopes and dreams disappear with her faithless fiance. Catching him locked in another's embrace on their wedding day, she was shocked and hurt. Knowing she couldn't go through with the wedding, she ran.

What else could she do? Chad had to tell his parents for both their sakes. But could he? She'd promised to keep his secret, but was that another mistake?

Ben Hogg could spot trouble a mile away, he had to, it was his job, since he was the Sheriff in Junction, Texas. Savannah oozed trouble, yet he still couldn't ignore the Runaway Bride walking down the aisle of the bus, straight toward him; even though he knew he should...


Night Owl Reviews Feb, 2009 4.50