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Jotain sinistä

(Bride Quartet #4)

4.17  ·  Rating details ·  49,608 ratings  ·  2,184 reviews
Lapsuudenystävät Mackensie, Emmaline, Laurel ja Parker pyörittävät menestyvää hääpalveluyritystä. Työn ohella kolme heistä on jo onnistunut löytämään rakkauden itselleenkin, mutta hääsuunnittelija Parker Brown on kiinnostuneempi BlackBerrystään kuin sulhonmetsästyksestä.

Parker on säntillinen säihkysääri, joka saa loihdittua jokaisen asiakkaansa hääpäivästä täydellisen, mit
Hardcover, 331 pages
Published January 2011 by Gummerus (first published November 2nd 2010)
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Dec 27, 2010 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
BOO. And also hiss. What a load of crap this book was. The series started out mediocre and just went downhill from there. Allow me to summarize this book for you:

Parker is great at many things. No, Parker is great at all things. She works out seven days a week. She never hits the snooze button. She has three best friends. They have been best friends for thirty years and run a business together. Their conversations with each other consist of talking about men and agreeing about every single thing
Apr 27, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
Ha! I knew it!

It only took me three crappy books to get to one that was actually decent. And, NO, I'm not imagining it as better than it was because my expectations were so low by this point. I'm sure anyone would like it if they read it.. with low expectations. But, it won't be good unless you've read the first three, so I would say that you just have to take my word for it. This book was definitely okay.

We have the last girl in the squad finally getting her man in this book. She gets the bad b
Apr 17, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: pt, 2016
Este custou a ler. Mas ler uma série de seguida tem destas coisas, há muita repetição.


Nunca tinha gostado muito da Parker e já se sabia que o par dela ia ser o Malcom, aliás a historia deles começa logo no terceiro livro.
Ainda pensei parar na série e depois pegar neste livro quando sentisse mais vontade mas sabia que se não o lesse agora já não o ia ler tão cedo e eu queria mesmo acabar com a série. Foi com algum esforço que li este livro mas na verdade nunca gostei muito da Parker e em
Happy Ever After (Nora Roberts' Bride Quartet Series #4) And another great Bride Quartet book to close the series. Despite it didn't quite meet my high expectations (the sparkage between Mal and Parker in the previous books somehow mellowed down), I still loved it from beginning to end.
I think this was the book with the most perfect blend of romance and friendship of the series. While there was a bigger emphasis on friendship in Vision in White and Bed of Roses and with Savor the Moment more ro
Nov 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
this book was so good
The level of fantasy in this story reminds me of one of Baum’s “Oz” books, where filled lunchboxes grow on bushes. Parker’s home is always perfectly neat and there’s invariably a well-stocked little refrigerator wherever you go, even in her closet -- with no sign of a house staff other than the always available cook. This isn’t wedding porn, it’s organization porn.

Annoyingly, I was noticing this stuff more than connecting with the story. I can’t exactly call it boring, yet I had to keep rereadin
Nov 09, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Happy Ever After/ The Bride Quartet is a toast to lifelong friends, to making memories, to celebrating moments, and to first and final loves.

Happy Ever After is likely my favorite novel of the series. Like the other novels in the series, the friendships, the camaraderie, the trials and triumphs of falling in love are all very inviting and appealing. You are there among friends as you journey alongside each women towards their happy ever afters. Reading Happy Ever After was bittersweet; I was eag
Lynsey A
The last book is the best in the series, IMO. I laughed out loud several times and I don't recall doing that with any of the other books. Unlike the previous book, Savor the Moment, this one wasn't bogged down with exercise and friend time. We got to see quite a bit of Malcolm and Parker together. They are a cute couple and because they were so different they fit together perfectly.

This was definitely an improvement over the other books and absolutely a great way to end the series.

Who couldn't
Love Fool
Aug 09, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts cordially invites you to meet childhood friends Parker, Emma, Laurel, and Mac—the founders of Vows, one of Connecticut's premier wedding planning companies.

Parker Brown turned the quartet's childhood game of Wedding Day into their dream jobs. And now she's the face of Vows—the one who meets every bride's demands; she knows how to make dreams come true...

Mechanic Malcom Kavanaugh loves figuring out how things work, and Parker Brown—with her mile-l
Oct 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Me encantó como Nora Roberts logró concluir la historia de las cuatro amigas. La historia de amor es perfecta, y me encantaría un Malcom.
5/5 ahre
Jan 12, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was the book I was waiting the entire series for! And for the most part, I'm really happy with how everything progressed between Parker and Malcolm (and yeah I'm aware I misspelled his name in my status update, tho I'm not sure why there isn't an edit update option on GR, it's 2018 ffs, we should have one by now), but I'm not happy with the final part, where Malcolm realizes the depth of his feelings for Parker and he proclaims his undying love and devotion using Carter's, Del's and Jack's ...more
2.5 stars

I'm glad just to be done with this series, and done with Nora Roberts. Sorry but I've come to realize her writing style just isn't for me. Her stories and characters touch the surface but nothing else. There is nothing unique or intriguing about her work, just a bunch of unoriginal characters thrown into repetitive recycled stories. This is supposed to be one of her strongest series if I'm not mistaken and the only hit for me was Mac and Carter's book.

I thought Parker would really irrit
Mollie *scoutrmom*
Jul 11, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: discriminating lovers of contemporary romance
Having read the first three books in the quartet, I thought I knew what I was in for. Roberts managed to surprise me again. As I own more than 100 books by her (everything except her J.D. Robb work), it often amazes me that she can come up with something new and fresh.

One need not read The Bride Quartet in order, though it doesn't hurt. This makes a good stand-alone as well as the crown jewel of an already excellent series.

I've still got tears in my eyes and a little sniffle from the final scene
May 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nora-roberts
De Nora he leído dos sagas: Hotel Boonsboro y 4 Bodas. Aunque las dos son maravillosas, me quedo con 4 Bodas.

Adoro a las cuatro protagonistas, mujeres fuertes, independientes, que se apoyan en cualquier situación. ¿Y que decir de los protagonistas?, son maravillosos, si tuviera que elegir, no sé con cual me quedaría.

Saga ALTAMENTE recomendada. Quiero leer más cosas de Nora, pero tiene tantas sagas que no se con cuál seguir. ¡Acepto sugerencias! :)
Jul 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Feb 12, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bu sefer olmamış bence...

Öncelikle söylemeliyim ki serinin en başından itibaren Parker ve gün içerisinde yaptığı şeyleri okurken onun yerine ben yoruldum. Bu nasıl bir enerji, nasıl bir yaşama isteğidir arkadaş.

Bride Quartet serisinin son kitabı, Vows düğün şirketinin sahibi dört arkadaş arasında ekibin beyni olan Parker’ı ve araba tamircisi Malcolm’u anlatıyordu.

Serinin diğer kitaplarına daha çok ısınmıştım. Çünkü orada karakterler “mükemmel” değildi ve gayet ısınabileceğim bir şekilde tasvir
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Mar 12, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
Finished all four and I think it got better after the flop of book 2.

I have to say though, there's such an...incestuous feel to how interwoven all their lives are. No one comes in from the inside. Everyone's someone who's always been there. Even Malcolm and his mom turn out to be connected to Parker's parents.

I think what was missing was the presence of a choice for the women. There was none. No rivals for their affection, no doubt really about who they were destined to be with. I guess it's ant
Miss Kim
Dec 04, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary, 2011
The conclusion to Ms. Robert’s Bride Quartet was eagerly anticipated by many, including me, even though over all the series itself is just MEH. That is just ‘meh’, it is not an acronym for something---as all know that annoying acronyms fill these books! MOB FOG MOH…bah! Although the best man was not labeled BM…to my inner ‘middle school boy’s’ disappointment.

So... back to the review. If there are real people in the world like Parker, I’ve yet to meet one. She was so organized and anal to the poi
Jan 02, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really like this book and here's hoping for starting the year with the romance book might insight some real life romance! LOL one can always dream! LOL The characters are really sweet and I love weddings and this one wasn't so sappy really liked it
Nov 18, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
Found myself skimming through all the wedding detail. Pages and Pages dedicated to weddings and characters I cared little about. Definitely not my favorite series by her.
This is such a satisfying conclusion to an incredibly sweet series. Parker Brown is the mastermind behind Vows, the wedding business she runs with her three best friends. She’s also the glue, holding everything together through sheer willpower. Organization and punctuality are her superpowers. No one can keep their head under pressure like Parker. She’s cool, calm, and collected at all times. And she has absolutely no idea what to do with Malcolm Kavanaugh.

Malcolm is a former Hollywood stuntman
This was not as good as the others This series has a lot of mixed reviews. Me, personally--I've loved it! I love the friendship, the "bromance" with the men, and especially all the wedding talk! AAR called it wedding porn and I agree! LOVE IT!

That being said, there just wasn't enough Parker and Malcolm in this story. I liked Parker and wanted to see her loose her cool facade and fall in love. However, I never saw that. Ms. Roberts told me she fell in love, but I didn't see it happen so I just ha
Laura V.

Final de una serie. Hace mil años que la comencé y al fin pude terminarla.
Parker siempre me ha intrigado por lo curioso que me resultaba imaginarla enamorada. Luego del libro de Lauren, y lo que pasó en la casa de la playa, morí de ganas de tener este libro, fui, me lo compré, y estoy un poquitín arrepentida.
Mis libros favoritos siempre serán los de Mac y Lauren <3
Parker quiere controlar la relación, todo el tiempo, exige mucho, es bastante pesada, densa, no entiende cosas e incomoda un
Nov 03, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Mal was PERFECT for Parker. He ruffles the unflappable Ms. Brown, and I couldn't stop reading until I had finished the an afternoon! I loved the continuation of the previous friends' stories in the quartet, and how close knit these friends and SO's are, and that Parker can really TALK to these men as she does with her "sisters." Malcolm is all rough edges: overdue haircut, a stubbly beard, greasy jeans and a worn leather jacket. Parker is pristine: color coded closet, matched underwear ...more
Dec 05, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary
I absolutely loved it. Mal was my kind of guy. I loved how he pushed Parker and confused the heck out of her. They were the perfect match. I'm glad NR closed it off the way that she did. The gift that Mal gave to Parker was perfect. Of course a gal like me would appreciate it.
Dec 28, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: tbr-2017
The last book in the Bride Quartet was a dud for me. Probably because this book could be the last book in the Dream Trilogy except in name only. This book focuses on Parker and of course so called bad boy Malcolm otherwise known as "Mal. Just call them Laura and Michael. Seriously. Parker comes from a rich background, Mal does not. Mal and Parker have been circling around each other for four books and it's very obvious they are going to get together. But honestly, the big drama just deals with M ...more
This was fun and I liked it but as expected it didn't surpass my enjoyment of book 3, which remains my favourite. As a whole, I do get why people recommend these books when it comes to Nora Roberts' work because they are pure wish fulfillment and as such I did like them a lot, but I didn't love them.

The banter between the 4 women was always excellent, though, and I liked their dynamic enough that it never bothered me when it took attention away from the main couple of the book. Unfortunately, w
Like the rest of this series, this was fine, if a little underwhelming. I know NR romances tend to be a little fast, but this series as a whole - four friends go from single to engaged/married in basically a year’s time - was a bit too much for me. Or maybe the issue was I never really believed any of the relationships. I’m not sure I have a good explanation for it other than I just didn’t connect to these stories at all, when I definitely should have.
Vânia Nunes
Nov 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Finalmente chegou a vez da controlada, organizada e por que não dizer, manda-chuva, Parker Brown.
Parker era a dona da mansão onde funciona a famosa Casa de Cerimonial Votos - que herdou com o irmão por ocasião da morte de seus pais.
Ela idealizou o projeto da empresa incluindo as três amigas no empreendimento.
Vindo de uma família muito rica e importante na cidade, ela teria tudo para ser mais uma Patricinha e viver dos louros recebidos, mas não. Depois que pass
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Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels, including Come Sundown, The Obsession, The Liar, and coming in December 2017, Year One -- the first book in The Chronicles of The One. She is also the author of the futuristic suspense In Death series written under the pen name J.D. Robb. There are more than 500 million copies of her books in print.

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