The Wedding This Summer By Harriette Patrick Barron


The Wedding This Summer By Harriette Patrick Barron

The Wedding This Summer By Harriette Patrick Barron 


Secret Lakeshia Bell. She introduces her handsome new fiancée, Royce Storm, to the most important person in her life, her sassy and outspoken grandmother, Hattie Bell Ruffins. Hattie shares her heart-breaking news with her granddaughter then asks her to help carry out her impossible bucket list. With not much time to spare and a magnificent wedding to plan, an entire new and tumultuous journey begins for the couple. In all the chaos, Secret’s old enemy returns to demand what she feels is rightfully hers. It seems that her new faith in God is challenged at every turn. Will her fabulous wedding still take place in the summer? Only God knows if she will find the strength to once again turn her pain into power.

Book Review:

"The Wedding This Summer" by Harriette Patrick Barron is a delightful contemporary romance that explores the power of love, faith, and overcoming life's challenges. With a heartfelt story and well-crafted characters, the author invites readers on a journey filled with emotions and unexpected twists.

The book introduces readers to Secret Lakeshia Bell, a vibrant young woman who is about to embark on a new chapter of her life. She introduces her fiancée, Royce Storm, to her beloved grandmother, Hattie Bell Ruffins, who holds a special place in Secret's heart. However, amidst the joyous occasion, Hattie reveals heartbreaking news to Secret and entrusts her with an impossible bucket list. With time ticking away and a magnificent wedding to plan, Secret and Royce embark on a tumultuous journey filled with unforeseen obstacles.

Harriette Patrick Barron's writing shines as she skillfully depicts the complexities of love, faith, and the human spirit. The author's personal experiences and background in helping others shine through, lending authenticity and depth to the narrative. Through her words, she inspires readers to find strength in the face of adversity and believe in the power of love.

The characters in the story are well-developed and relatable. Secret is a compelling protagonist, showcasing resilience and determination as she navigates the challenges that come her way. Royce is a supportive and loving partner, providing a steady presence and unwavering devotion. Hattie steals the show with her sassy and outspoken personality, adding humor and wisdom to the story. Their interactions and dynamics bring warmth and depth to the narrative.

While the pacing of the story is generally well-executed, there are moments in the beginning where the plot feels rushed. However, the author quickly finds her stride, and the narrative unfolds smoothly, captivating readers until the end. Although there were a few instances of confusion regarding certain characters, the author skillfully resolves them, allowing the story to flow seamlessly.

Overall, "The Wedding This Summer" is an enjoyable and uplifting read, filled with heartfelt moments and unexpected twists. Harriette Patrick Barron's storytelling prowess shines, making readers feel deeply connected to the characters' emotions. Fans of contemporary romance will appreciate this book and eagerly anticipate the author's future works.