How to Catch a Groom
How To Catch A Groom by Holly Jacobs is also very funny and allows the jilted groom to find happiness after his almost-wedding, too. Desdemona Smith was the wedding planner for Seth and Kate’s fiasco nuptials. And, as luck would have it, Desi has been in love with Seth since high school science class when she gave him a transistor for his science fair project. As a result, he won and went on to become a marine biologist. Desi’s parents wanted her to pursue a career in science as well, but she set up her own business as a wedding coordinator, and is very happy at it, and successful. In fact, Kate is the first bride Desi has ever “lost.”
After the wedding-that-wasn’t, staid Seth gets snockered and Desi drives him home. She reminds him that they knew each other ten years ago, and Seth finds himself amazed at how much Desi has changed, not to mention how attractive she has become. When Desi is in dire need of a helper at her next wedding, she calls in a favor from Seth, who does show up to help, but ends up sitting on the wedding cake, among other catastrophes. Nonetheless, love blooms between the two, and they realize they have each found The One.
While I enjoyed this story very much, it was a little slower-paced than The Great Bridal Escape (the first book in this two-in-one volume). Also, Desi spent a bit too much time worrying that Seth was simply on the rebound and that he wouldn’t be around much longer. All-in-all, Seth’s “nutty professor” dialogue and self-talk is very clever and funny, and Desi is a charming heroine.
Together, these two stories make a complete package. Though one hero is tall, dark, and sexy and the other hero is short, blond, and sexy, they are both adorable. I hope you enjoy this Duet as much as I did.