Release Date: January 22, 2013
Title: Waking Up Married
Author: Mira Lyn Kelly
Publisher: Harlequin KISS
Available: Barnes and Noble | Kobo | iBookstore
From the Publisher: Her first thought: "Who are you?"
It's the morning after her cousin's bachelorette party in Vegas and Megan Scott wakes up with the mother of all hangovers. Even worse, she's in a stranger's penthouse having woken up with something else as well - a funny, arrogant, sexy...husband!
Up until now, finding even a boyfriend had seemed impossible - been there, got the broken heart, sworn off men for good. Then a few martinis with Carter...no, Connor Reed and she's gone from first meet to marriage in one night!
Megan wants a lawyer. But Connor's shocking bombshell?
"I don't want a divorce."
I keep flip-flopping about how I feel about this book.
It’s almost the perfect fairy-tale romance. Except when it’s not.
And it’s that section when it’s not that keeps driving me crazy!
I just want to reach into the pages and slap Connor silly.
But when it is – oh it really is. Connor is the perfect man. He doesn’t get mad or annoyed at trivial things. He takes his vows and commitments very seriously. Family is important to him. And while I don’t think money should factor into a relationship, he just happens to be successful enough that his wife can choose whether or not to work or stay home with the children – and he’s perfectly happy to let her make her own choice. He compromises. He’s reasonable and rational.
The only things he’s not – is in love.
He wants all of the trappings of a committed marriage without the distractions of emotional love. And that’s the arrangement that Megan and Connor have made with one another.
Except… it kind of looks like the perfect romantic relationship from the outside looking in.
And sure enough… those pesky emotions start to rear up and cause trouble.
But I’m going to forgive him for the parts where he drove me crazy and did bad things. Because when you look at the big picture, you do get an almost perfect fairy tale romance.
And after all, isn’t that what we want when we read a good bad romance novel?
What Others Are Saying:
- Harlequin Junkie: Waking Up Married by Mira Lyn Kelly is a fun romance story and the perfect book to kick off the new KISS line for Harlequin and get me hooked in the process.
- The Good, the Bad, and the Unread: This is a delightful short story, a bit on the funny side with a surprise ending.
- Nick’s Book Blog: Waking Up Married was a cute contemporary romance book that will have you choking of laughter. Although it’s ending is foreseeable, it’s definitely an enjoyable read perfect if you’re looking for something fluffy and cute on a nice summer day outside.