1. Marry a complete stranger chosen for you by professionals.
2. Live together as man and wife for eight weeks while cameras record your every move.
3. Make a decision to stay together or get a divorce.
Call me crazy, but I had complete faith in the process, until I saw who was waiting for me at the end of the aisle.
Austin James has never met me, but that doesn’t mean I don’t know him. With no other choice, I say my vows and pray I can make it through the next eight weeks. Then I’ll leave. What connects us is my best kept secret, and I’ll protect it at all costs even if that means walking away from the only person I’ve ever cared about.
- Original Title:Hopeless Vows
- Author:Rachael Duncan
- Rating:8.34 / 10
“YOU’RE INSANE, YOU know that?” Janey, my best friend of eight years, says. Even though I can’t see her through the phone, I can picture her with her mouth and bright blue eyes wide open.
“Are you really that surprised?” I respond.
“Well, actually, a little. This isn’t like a spur of the moment trip you’re taking. This is serious, Jillian.”
I let out a sigh. “Trust me, I know. It’s not something I’m taking lightly. It just feels . . . right.” If I’m being honest with myself, I’m nervous as hell to marry a complete stranger. Most will probably look at what I’m doing and think I’m certifiably insane, and who knows. Maybe I am. But I have faith in the system, in the experts.
“So what happens next?”
“I’m not in yet. I have another round of interviews to go through before a decision...