Socialite Jessica Bullock can’t catch a break. After a lifetime of chasing perfection, hoping to please her parents, all her hard work is set to pay off. But on her wedding day, her fiancé leaves her high and dry. Humiliated, she finds her calm, cool facade beginning to crumble…until an unexpected wedding guest, her childhood best friend and crush, offers to help her pick up the pieces.
Never in his wildest dreams would Ben Taggart have imagined he’d be escorting Jessica on her honeymoon to Bermuda. Although they haven’t seen each other in years, he can’t leave her to fall apart. Agreeing to keep things platonic, they vow to make the most of their spontaneous vacation—until an unplanned kiss sparks a powerful passion.
They tell themselves that what happens in Bermuda will stay in Bermuda. But when old secrets are revealed and new feelings ignite, will Ben and Jessica be able to leave their romance behind?
- Original Title:Anything But Love (Love #3)
- Author:Abigail Strom
- Rating:8.06 / 10
- Publisher:Published July 12th 2016 by Montlake Romance
Ben Taggart hated suits, social obligations, and most of the people he’d grown up with, and Jessica Bullock’s wedding would be the perfect storm of all three.
The last thing he wanted to do on a summer Saturday was attend the nuptials of a woman from his Upper East Side past. He and Jessica were barely even acquaintances anymore, so why the hell was he going to her big society wedding?
Because his mother was making him. He was a grown-ass man, and he was going to put on a tie and go to this stupid shindig because he couldn’t say no to his mother.
“That’s adorable,” Jamal Baker told him as Weisman dribbled around them both, sinking a three-pointer with ease. “I had no idea you were such a mama’s boy.”
Ben made the rebound and passed the ball to Jamal. “I can’t help it. She’s like a human ASPCA commercial. I take one look at th...