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Treasured by Thursday

(The Weekday Brides #7)

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The seventh and final tale in the dazzling, heartwarming, pulse-racing Weekday Brides series.

Gabriella Masini: She’s a woman haunted by her past, with the scars to prove it. She believes that fairy tales are for other people. An elite matchmaker at Alliance, she’s great at crunching numbers, but something doesn’t add up with her latest prospective client: a billionaire bad
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Kindle Edition, 370 pages
Published August 18th 2015 by Montlake Romance
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Catherine
Feb 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: contemp-romance
It's time for the final chapter in the Weekday Bride Series.
As of today, Feb 21st 2015 this book is in my publishers hands and final edits are in process.

I gave to you... Gabi and Hunter
Wendy'sThoughts
May 24, 2015 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars
Excellent finish to the series. All the players were there from the other books and it came full circle with this tale.

A gifted copy was provided by author/publisher via NetGalley for an honest review.

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Crista
Aug 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
Review posted at: Swept Away By Romance

4 1/2 stars!

It is with a fair amount of sadness that I write this review for the final installment of the Weekday Bride series. Wife by Wednesday, (the first book of the series), was released in the fall of 2011. Now, four years later, Ms. Bybee has released the final, (and what just may be my favorite), book of the series!

This is Gabriella Masini’s story. Readers of this series will remember that Gabriella was left recently widowed. She has been trying to
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Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
It is always with a heavy heart that you have to say goodbye to a much beloved series. Very bittersweet when you are both excited for the last read and dreading it because, after it, there is nothing else left. No more lovable characters. No more swoon worthy romances and friendships to rival all others, no more anything.

So it was with a touch of sadness that I went into Treasured by Thursday by also a whole lot of excitement as well.

Excited to get Gabi, Valentino's sister from the last book's
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Robin
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
When Gabriella Massini's boss asks her to interview a client for her elite matchmaking service Alliance, she assumes that Gabi will turn him down. She is shocked to find out that Gabi not only accepted Billionaire Hunter Blackwell as a client; she married him herself. Gabi initially told Hunter that he was not an acceptable client for Alliance. But when Hunter blackmails Gabi, she has no alternative than to sign a contract to be his temporary wife. He won't tell her why a rich guy like him needs ...more
Lauren at Live Read and Breathe Reviews


4 Who says you can't buy love Stars!



Source: eARC for Honest Review Courtesy of Montlake Romance via NetGalley

There's just something sweet and genuine about Catherine Bybee's writing. Her stories are loaded full of heart and suspense. They're not too heavy, and keep you captivated from start to finish.



Treasured by Thursday is the last of this series, and I have to admit that I'm sad for it to end. However, there is loads of potential for spin off series. In Seduced by Sunday which was the
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Deborah
Jul 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ng-done, amazon-done
What a way to end the Weekday Bride Series! I have loved each of the books Catherine Bybee has written in this series and Treasured by Thursday-book seven-is no exception! Each book features a different couple, so they can each be read as standalone novels. There are cross-over characters, however, probably the most in this one, so I would advise to read them all for the full effect of this wonderful series!

Gabi's life has been in shambles ever since her late husband's death. Her only saving
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Samantha
Aug 01, 2015 rated it liked it
3.5 hunted and claimed by Hunter stars. Honestly, the book would have lost two full stars if Hunter wasn't the male lead. Hunter really made the book for me because he wasn't just some self absorbed dickhead but a hardworking, goal orientated, clever, and redeemable guy. Gabi wasn't terrible but there were moment when I wanted to kind of throw something at her.

I suppose I should explain why I am not raving about this book. For starters, the overall flow of the story just didn't click with me.
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Jenn Avery
Aug 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I fell in love with Gabriella in the previous book and continued to find the character charming and lovable. After the horrible ordeal she had been through, it would have been understandably difficult for her to be comfortable in another relationship. At first Hunter seems like the last person she should be with, but as he tries to win over Gabi, he won me over as well. Bybee has once again written an exceptional strong heroine who is able to go toe-to-toe with a dominating hero and have ...more
Kim Reads (Read Your Writes Book Reviews)
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Catherine Bybee is one of those authors readers hate, and I mean that in the best way possible. Once you start reading her books, you aren't going to want to put them down, resulting in loss of sleep, ignoring the world around you, and forgetting to eat. Then you end up tired and hungry. But at least your reading need is satisfied.

Gabriella “Gabi” Masini has lived a sheltered life, tucked comfortably on her brother’s private island resort, off the
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Dirty Dayna
Nov 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
5 get hit by a bus stars


The end of an amazing series happens to be my favorite I never saw this for Gabi and I am in squeezes of happiness wow also all the stalking I've done with this author and the publisher and I've finally received an arc !!!

Its so hard to come to the end of a series.. I knew there would be 7 books because its titled weekday brides but still this author I just cant stop reading her work!

In book 6 you are hurt to see Gabi and how much dirt she was buried under but here comes
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Jessica Frances
Mar 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A fantastic end to a brilliant series. I truly feel like each book just got better and better. I loved the sisterhood of this series, I love how strong, smart and brave the heroines were, and how they fought for their HEA. This is a series I will reread over and over again. I one hundred percent recommend these books!
MsChris1161
Aug 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ebook, reviewed, own, netgalley
Catherine Bybee really knows how to finish strong. I have loved her Weekday Brides series, each and every book has been an incredible stand-alone read, but the core characters continue to be such a support to one another you really get the sense of their strong friendship which has built with each new book in the series and enhanced my reading experience. Especially in this seventh and last book, TREASURED BY THURSDAY, where all the women connected with the Alliance matchmaking service, and ...more
Lea
WOW! Catherine has really done it again! This series has gotten more intense, with more suspense and action the later into the series you get and for this, the last book in the series, Catherine decided to go out with a bang. We first met Gabi our heroine in her brother’s story Seduced by Sunday and while this book is fine as a standalone I highly recommend reading SbS first so you have all the background. Hunter Blackwell is a ruthless, relentless, uncompromising billionaire who is very used to ...more
Emily (Mrs B's Books)
Mar 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
**My thanks to NetGalley and the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

I am SO sad to see that this series is ending. I have loved every single one of the books in this series, and this one is no exception.

We get romance, suspense, blackmail and as always the importance of friends and family.

Hunter turned from a bit of a cold hearted man, to a man who found the benefit of having a loving woman at his side, a companion and someone to look after without thinking of just
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Dawn ♥ romance
Feb 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This story had a good plot with plenty of action. I liked the premise of the romance but not so much the execution. The relationship never seemed to build. It was so black or white and all the secrecy got tedious. It was nice to see other characters from the series. Billionaire Hunter blackmails matchmaker Gabriella into a temporary marriage.
Jenna
Nov 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A great way to wind up a series.
Even though, Gabi & Hunter were the protagonists of the story, all the characters from the previous books appeared.

This one was interesting b/c in the beginning Hunter is a jerk so it’s hard to root for him. And Gabi is so likable you want her to find happiness after the previous books tragedies.

Overall, this was a charming series. I am extremely impressed by how well written it was. Even though it is essentially "fluff", ie. light romances. The author (in
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Marlene
Sep 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
Originally published at Reading Reality

Treasured by Thursday is a fantastic ending to the Weekday Brides series.

It’s also kind of a rough ride. I felt so much for Gabi that I had to stop in the middle for a bit. I like her a lot and didn’t want to see anything else bad happen to her, even on the way to her happy ending. But I couldn’t hold back long and finished the book in one evening. I just couldn’t wait to find out how the author managed the happy ending.

This is a story that starts out with
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ARC received from Montlake Romance via Netgalley for an honest review

It is always a bittersweet feeling when you come to the last book in a series. And it was no different as I read Treasured By Thursday.

We met Gabi Masini in Seduced by Sunday, and to get the full effect of her story, you should at least read that book in the series before reading Treasured by Thursday. The story line continued on in Thursday.

Mentally and physically scarred by events in Thursday, Gabi has had trouble moving on
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Penny
Aug 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Wow. Just…wow.

Arranged marriages, blackmail, extortion, an evil twin, an evil diseased ex-husband, an evil drug lord, car explosions, kidnappings, secret babies… yes, all of this happened in just one book.

I really have no idea how I missed this complete series, but I’m rectifying that ASAP, and although this book can be read and enjoyed as a stand-alone I’m sure it would’ve been fantastic if I had read all the previous couple’s stories.

So Gabi (whose back story I’m guessing was part of a
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Kathy
May 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
Treasured by Thursday, the final installment in Catherine Bybee's Weekday Brides series, is another marvelous romance with a few suspense elements. This delightful novel pairs up Gabriella "Gabi" Masini, a matchmaker at Alliance, and Hunter Blackwell, a billionaire in desperate need of a wife. After Gabi deems him an unsuitable candidate for Alliance, the ruthless businessman does a little digging into her background and coerces her into a marriage of convenience. The sparks fly between them, ...more
Linda (un)Conventional Bookworms
Jun 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2018
Treasured by Thursday had a fast pace, danger, action, and lots of very hot chemistry.
Vikki Vaught
Rating 4.5 Stars

Vikki’s Musings

This is the first book I have read by Catherine Bybee, but it will certainly not be the last. When I received an offer from the publisher to read and review Treasured by Thursday, the book description interested me, so I eagerly accepted it in exchange for an honest review. Even though this is the final book of this series, it can easily be read as a standalone, and I enjoyed it immensely.

After experiencing abuse at the hands of her late husband, Gabriella Masini
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Kirke
Aug 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: review
3.5 stars

Hunter seems to be your typical billionaire. He’s handsome, smart, rich, ruthless, and has a reputation with the ladies. Now he’s in need of a wife, though it isn’t until later into the story we find out why. When Gabi’s matchmaking company turns him down, he finds no better solution than to blackmail her.

What Hunter doesn’t fully realize is that Gabi has some problems of her own, that might get everyone into trouble.

While Gabi reluctantly steps into the agreement, having to spend so
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Liamtaylorsmom
Aug 30, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received a copy of Treasured by Tuesday through the Goodreads Giveaways program. Prior to this I had already read and enjoyed the previous six books in Catherine Bybee's Weekday Brides series. Treasured by Thursday is the final installment in this series and was a great ending. Gabi and Hunter come together through yet another marriage contract at Alliance. Having read the previous book and knowing Gabi had come from a treacherous marriage and traumatic experience and seeing the true hatred ...more
Krystel Theodore-Branker
Mar 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Such a bittersweet moment this is. But what a way to finish one of my favourite series. Catherine knocked this one out the park. This book being the final book of an already classic series, held high expectations and it does not disappoint at all. From the very beginning to the unexpected twist in the end the reader is held captive with the unknown anticipation of what happens to come.
We met Gabi in the previous book and were witnessed to her sunny/passionate, naïve disposition turned upside
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Cheryl
Aug 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
So... the Beatles sing "Eight Days a Week" ....can't we have one more day too?

Gabby and Hunter turned out to be the proverbial best for last. Gabby Masini is Val's tormented sister in Seduced By Sunday . She has left her tragic island life behind and has become an employee of Sam's matchmaker company. She prays that all things related to her criminal deceased husband are all behind her now. Gaby comes to find out when you have the means you have the ways..in her case the means are billionaire
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TJ
Jun 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A pitch-perfect ending to a wonderful series!

I imagine it would be a challenge for any writer to come up with new and innovative ways to keep a series that is so specific fresh and creative. I was absolutely amazed at how well Ms. Bybee accomplished that feat in this, the seventh and final book! A plot-line that involves a "groom" who is a complete and utter jerk - to the point of blackmailing the "bride" for no reason other than to accomplish his own selfish ends is genius! Especially when
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Rhonda Mackay
May 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Two words, Catherine Bybee! I LOVE everything she writes.
Treasured by Thursday is her last novel in the "weekday series" (but I hope she still comes back with some holiday additions).
Gabriella Masini has had a rough go of it. If you read Ms. Bybee's last novel then you have already met Gabi. Gabriella is trying to put her life back together and has moved to California to work for Alliance. A family situation at Alliance arises and Gabi is forced to take Samantha's place and either approve a
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Tracy T.
Jun 21, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well the weekday brides have come to and end in this last book in the series. I have to say I have really enjoyed them all.

Great ending to this series. Great Narration (audible review)
I really like Catherine Bybee's writing style. She gives you all aspects of a good book. Great characters, an easy to follow story line and plot, great chemistry between the main characters with nicely written sex scenes, not erotica. And lots and lots of fantastic dialogue.

I really liked Gabby and Hunter. He is
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“For a moment, they simply stared at each other. Hunter was about to assure the man that Gabi was safe with him, when his temporary brother-in-law delivered a threat Hunter hadn’t seen coming. “If you hurt her . . . one hair . . . I will kill you.” Kill? Not, come after you . . . make you regret it . . . but kill? “Don’t you have a new wife that would be disappointed if you landed in jail for murder?” “My wife would be standing in line to finish the job should I fail,” Masini told him. “And she’s an excellent shot.” 3 likes
“and strong. Hunter left the bed for the two seconds it took to shed his pants. He tossed his wallet on the nightstand and returned in only his boxers. He ran his hands over her breasts, cupped them before moving to the back to unclasp her bra. “Christmas and birthdays,” he mumbled as he tossed her clothing away. Her breasts were heavy in need of his touch. She didn’t have to ask. Hunter replaced his hands with his mouth. Had she ever felt so completely ready to accept a man into her body? Was there a time she felt this cherished? Cherished was probably the wrong word, but it was the only one that continued” 0 likes
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