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Falling for the Groomsman

(Wedding Dare #1)

3.83  ·  Rating details ·  3,651 ratings  ·  271 reviews
A sexy category romance from Entangled’s Brazen imprint…

She’s the one that got away. He’s the one she can’t forget.

Photojournalist Christine Forsythe is ready to tackle her naughty little to-do list, and who better to tap for the job than a hot groomsman? But when she crashes into her best friend’s older brother, Christine realizes her list needs updating. And fast. Tyler
Kindle Edition, 157 pages
Published June 9th 2014 by Entangled: Brazen
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• Lisa •
Mar 07, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: brazen-addict

"I could bury myself deep inside of you where you need me. All you have to do is ask me nicely."


Do you want a book that will make your toes curl? Your heart beat faster? and give you a romantic workout? Then readers this is the book for you. Sweet, sultry and romance are it's winning themes, 'Falling for the groomsman' swept me away into all it's charming and easy predictability. By now it's fairly obvious that I have a love for the Brazen trope but Diane
Lana ❇✾Dirty Girl Romance❇✾
4.5 Stars

She’s the one that got away. He’s the one she can’t forget.

To say that I have been greatly anticipating getting my hands on this series ever since I finished Dare to Resist would be a slight understatement. So needless to say when this little beauty arrived on my Kindle, there may have been a little bit of this going on

But here's the thing, when you build your hopes up for a particular book, the reality can't possibly measure up, right? WRONG

I BINGED on these and read all 4 books
4 Hot Stars!

Eight years ago, Christine, was going to a really bad moment in her life and in one particularly moment she ends up being comforted by her best-friend’s older brother. In that night she also loses her virginity with him… but something happened and he got away. For the past years she never completely forgot him and she stills resent him for leaving her that night. Now, trapped in a hotel with him for a week she only wants distance from him… and maybe revenge. But her body and their
Claire Robinson
4 - Dr. McAss & Patient McClumsy Stars!

Falling for the Groomsman could not be a more perfect start to the Wedding Dare series (not forgetting Dare to Resist obviously). Jen McLaughlin (Diane Alberts)has put together a hilariously funny, but also sweetly poignant story to ease the reader in, like hot chocolate off a spoon.

”Hey, Red.”
“It’s Christine.”
“Not to me.”... “To me, you’ll always be Red.”

Christine Forsythe and Tyler Dresco have history, not great history but the memories of their

“To me, you’ll always be Red.”
“But you lost the right to have any cute little names for me when you left me that night.”

Eight years ago Tyler made a mistake in Mexico when he took Christine’s virginity and left her. They didn’t talk with each other in these eight years and he never apologize for leaving her, but...he never forget her. When he sees Christine at his sister’s wedding he is determined to win her, he wants another chance, he needs her.

“He was like a drug, and she needed
[~Ami~]♥Sexy Dexy♥
4 stars

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Tyler popped Christine's cherry 8 years ago and left. Now reunited at his sisters wedding, he wants her back. Can he undo his mistake and make her fall for him?

Christine was one of those heroines still bitter from the past and plays hard to get. Although it was a bit frustrasting to read I thought her reasons were justified. Tyler deserved to sweat it out and their back and forth was fun at times.

This was a fun start to the series. I would recommend if you like short and sexy romance.
Jun 08, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Diane Alberts Fans/Jan McLaughlin Fans. Entangled/Brazen Romance
4 Wedding Dare, Smoke Detector Hot Stars

This is the first of the quartet of stories based on the Wedding of Kady and Colt. We met this group in the novella by Laura Kaye's Dare to Resist. (Review below)

What we have is the location wedding with activities and intertwined groomsmen and bridesmaids. All of them have history of some kind... and the sexual energy is banging off the walls... Ideas of hook ups and lists of dares abound. Someone is definitely
Jun 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jen McLaughlin did it again... boy was I HOT after reading this little ol' book!

I believe everyone needs to start on this series!
Dec 31, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
Christine lost her virginity to Tyler, she’s always loved him and thought that, that moment would be the start of something great. But her hopes shatter as he apologizes and runs off. Since that sexy but also sad encounter they have been carefully avoiding each other. But they can avoid each other no more, with her being a bridesmaid and Tyler the groomsman at Kady’s wedding, they will have to interact!

Tyler doesn’t know what to expect when he comes face to face with Christine, he’s sorry for
Jan 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
1 Wedding. 4 Bridesmaids. 4 Groomsmen. 1 dare

Jen McLaughlin/Diane Alberts has kicked the wedding celebrations off with a bang. Form an orderly queue, as Tyler Dresco is our first groomsman up and this delectable Doctor has a bedside manner we would all appreciate...


Rewind 8 years to Mexico where our much younger and unwiser doctor gave his sister's best friend a night she would never forget. Christine Forsythe however would rather forget, as he bolted. When they arrive for Colton & Kady's
Iza Brekilien
Reviewed for

Everybody is raving about this book and I... liked it. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't great. I know I shouldn't read contemporary romance any more, but since I preordered the installment written by Tessa Bailey and everybody recommended reading this series in order, well, I bought that one and read it !

While I liked Tyler, I'm not sure I really liked Christine. At the beginning at least, she was living too much in the past. She gets better near the
2.5 // nearly a three stars

I didn't love this one but didn't loathe it either.

I had to back tracks since I read book 2, Tessa Bailey's contribution to the series first so this one had a lot to live up to. I liked Tyler, hot doctor stud muffin, but I had issues with the heroine, she just got on my nerves a lot. She wasn't horrid or a bitch, but something about her wishy-washy attitude rubbed me wrong. She wanted the H, she didn't want the H, she was going to get revenge on the H, then she
May 13, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: series, arc, entangled
ARC kindly received from Entangled Publishing in exchange for an honest review..

4 Doctors without borders stars

I think it is imperative to read this book as part of the Wedding Dare series, in order to appreciate the storyline and background of the supporting characters.

The next four books in the Wedding Dare series follow the main participants of Colton and Kady’s wedding. Each book is written by a different but familiar author, picking up on the general storyline and doing what they do best!

DNF @ 36%

There were a lot of positive reviews about this novel so I've decided to pick this up, but this novel..wasn't for me..

The novel started okay. The 2 characters met again after 7 years of avoiding each other, blah blah..

I felt no excitement towards this novel. I wanted to drop it so many times but thought better of it coz the story might peak up but at 36%, I just couldn't take it and had to drop it.
Yomi M.
May 29, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: out-june-2014
It was a great light and quick read and I can't wait to read the second book in the series (I have to admit that that is the one that I've been waiting for all along!!).
3 stars
Honestly, I'm kinda bummed...I actually considered this a 2 star read for a good portion of the book, which hurt my feelings...I have read from this author (several times) and will continue to do so, but this one just didn't really do a whole lot for me.
I did like Tyler...I really did...but man, Christine...ugh...not so much. I wanted to just tell her she doesn't deserve him and close the book.
There were lots of things I did like, most of these moments come from Tyler. Especially his
Jackie  Kiwibooknerd
ARC Courtesy Of Brazen/Entangled Publishing

4 Groomsman + 4 Bridesmaids = 4 Delicious New Brazen Novels

This is the first book is this wonderful little series that some of the best and hottest Brazen authors have gotten together to write. In the novella we were introduced to Colt and Kady who discovered their love for each other.

This is now their wedding where love is not only in the air, but is also happening to our 4 hot groomsman and bridesmaids.

This is Tyler (Kady's brother) and Christine
Aug 01, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
After reading the novella Dare to Resist, I knew I had to continue the series. I'm so glad I did. I'm a sucker for second chance books and I'd say this one falls into that category.

After losing her parents tragically, Christine's friends try to help her move on with her life by encouraging her to take a trip with them to Mexico. Begrudgingly she agrees and soon finds herself being comforted by her best friends brother, Tyler. That comfort leads to one night of passion between the two mad her
Mary Anne
Why only 3 stars?

First. I may have overestimated the risque factor of the book based on the cover. It just didn't deliver well in that front. Don't get me wrong, the characters do have undeniable chemistry but I just expected more.

Second. I'm all for "I love you, I just didn't know it then (then being 8 years)", I really am but you have to give more info on what happened in Mexico. I want to know more than the repetitive reminder of Tyler abandoning Christine after taking her virginity. There
3 stars

Die, you Kardashian-loving, bear-fearing, outdoor-hating floozie. You don't deserve the gorgeous, altruistic doctor you've been given.

Jun 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 OMG Loved it stars!
4 1/2 stars (rounded down to 4 stars, because Christine's going back and forth about believing in a relationship with Tyler gave me whiplash)
Jo ReadsRomance
3.5 Stars

I picked this book up as it was on sale and it sounded like my kind of read. "Falling for the Groomsman" got off to a promising start and I found myself enjoying what I was reading. The premise of the story was a good one and I was intrigued to know more. Tyler and Christine once upon a time had a one night stand together that they each found impossible to move on from. Skip a few years and now the pair were given a second chance after finding themselves in the same place at the same
Makeba Stewart
Christine and Tyler had sex when they were younger, but because Tyler didn't give Christine small kisses on her neck and shoulder and rub her stomach when they were done, she did not feel important. Now that she is older she has a list of things she wants to do and one is to get even with Tyler. That list starts some shit - good and bad. I liked this story. Tyler and Christine not only made up, but had some awesome sex. This was a good reads.
Aug 29, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ebook, xxx
Very steamy, very sexy. Actually had a cute love story and interesting plot. Definitely tempted to buy and read the next one. v
Markie Hicks
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Christine is in need of a little fun and she has every intention of finding a hot groomsman for a week of hot sex at her best friend's destination wedding. The last thing she intends to do is get involved with Tyler, the man who took her virginity eight years ago and then broke her heart by leaving. It would be easier to avoid him if she didn't still find him attractive though and since he seems quite keen on reconnecting she decides now is her perfect chance to get her revenge. Tyler feels ...more
Jun 23, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: for-blog-review

I was intrigued by the concept of this Wedding Dare series, following the cast of a wedding party around as each couple has their story. After reading Kady and Colton’s story with the lead-in Dare to Resist, knowing that we were seeing their happy ever after begin as this series continued made it even more enticing. This time around it was Christine and Tyler’s moment in the spotlight, and I thoroughly enjoyed their story!

Talk about your awkward situations, Christine had to face her most
Jun 09, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 Dr. McDreamy stars

Okay so maybe I was wrong before, it's okay I've been wrong a couple of times. Maybe Colton isn't the perfect guy for me. Maybe Tyler is. OR maybe they're both perfect for me. There are 7 days in a week right? So, I could just dedicate 3 days to each of them and one day to recover from the awesomeness that is them. Hmmm maybe that will work...

My thoughts:

1. Any heroine who is as obsessed with Grey's Anatomy and McDreamy as I am is worth loving just for that. Add to that
May 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm going to start by saying I want a Tyler and I want him now. When you read this book you will understand. Writing like this is why Diane Alberts has become a favourite new author of mine.

I loved this book. Tyler and Christine were fun from the very first page till the last when I finished it with a big goofy grin and a giggle. They were meant to be together and it shows on every page.

Plus the sparks, whew. These two have some serious chemistry and have for a long time, it's just been
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Diane Alberts is a USA TODAY bestselling Contemporary Romance author with Entangled Publishing. Under the name Jen McLaughlin, she also writes New York Times, USA TODAY, and Wall Street Journal bestselling books with Penguin RandomHouse. She was mentioned in Forbes alongside E. L. James as one of the breakout independent authors to dominate the bestselling lists. Diane is represented by Louise ...more

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