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The Wedding Season

(Enchanted Bridal #1)

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3.76  ·  Rating details ·  2,269 ratings  ·  178 reviews
There were three guarantees in Tricia Patterson's life:
1. Her friendship with Sean Peterson was rock solid
2. She had a career that she absolutely adored
3. This summer was going to be the death of her

With the proverbial "Always a Bridesmaid and Never a Bride" becoming her new mantra, Tricia didn't know how she was going to survive this year's round of weddings. Six of t
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Kindle Edition, 200 pages
Published June 24th 2015 by Chasing Romance, Inc. (first published June 23rd 2015)
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Stacey is Sassy
Aug 16, 2017 added it
Shelves: clean, dnf
DNF at 51%

I don't know how the hell I ended up with a clean book on my Kindle (shock and horror) but I thought I'd give it a try. Besides the fact they just slammed the door in my face (yawn) I'm definitely not feeling it. No passion, too much hesitancy and he's about to go running scared. Cutting my losses and moving on.

No rating as I did not finish.
Reyes
Jun 02, 2018 rated it did not like it
There is a scene in which the MC comes back from a wedding with the love interest and they get into her house and she kicks off her shoes, then they argue, they make up, they make out, then she kicks her shoes off again to lay in a sofa with him, they make out some more, and finally she gets up from the sofa to undress sexily and ends up wearing only her panties and her shoes. I think that says enough 👍🏼🙈
Robin
Jun 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Tricia Patterson has received six invitations for summer weddings. Since she doesn't want to attend without a date, she asks her best friend, Sean Peterson, to go with her. They figure posing as a couple this will keep well-meaning friends from playing matchmaker. But when Sean is unable to attend the weddings, he sends his older brother Ryan in his place. Ryan is happy to help out Tricia by posing as her boyfriend. And as he gets to know Tricia better, he believes they may end up planning a wed ...more
Bette Hansen
Aug 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Loved this story!! It seems that everyone Tricia Patterson knows is getting married. Dreading the upcoming summer wedding season with 6 invites already in hand, Tricia and her best friend Sean agree to attend all of them as a couple. That should help keep everyone from giving them the "so sad you're still single" looks! That plan goes up in smoke when Sean is involved in an accident that leaves him hospitalized and out of the country. Luckily for Tricia, Sean's brother Ryan agrees to stand in fo ...more
Jessica Alcazar
Read as part of a duet ~ Marry Me: Wedding Season / Hired Bride by Samantha Chase & Noelle Adams

The Wedding Season by Samantha Chase:

Again … very refreshing and fun. This is another one of those stories that has been done over and over again. When that happens, it’s really hard not to make it predictable. This one is a pretend relationship. And again, as it always does in romance fiction..the heart will somehow get in the way. The fun part is in the when or the why or the how. Samantha Chase
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Mila Rossi
Jun 05, 2018 rated it liked it
Great premise, but a little disappointed with the development of the story. Also, wished I knew beforehand that this was clean. The fade-to-black moments were such a bummer. I liked the heroine and thought she made a lot of sense throughout the story. The other characters, not so much. Her best guy friend sounded very much like a girl friend to me, and young to boot. I also was a bit iffy about the romance between the hero/heroine. I knew they'd hook up, but why was a mystery. They didn't seem p ...more
DJ Sakata
Mar 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Favorite Quote:

I just need some time… I’m not sure when it stops being what I need and starts being cowardly.

My Review:


Tricia and Sean had been best friends since high school, and when their circle of friends all seemed to be getting married and planning their weddings (six in one summer), the two unmarried friends established a pact to attend the wedding together and pretend to be a couple to fend off the inevitable matchmaking. But Sean couldn’t make it and asked his older brother to step in a
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Stephanie
Jan 04, 2017 rated it liked it
This was a quick, ok read. I liked the relationship between Ryan and Tricia, but the "fake relationship" aspect of it was very, very short and that kind of frustrated me because it was the main reason I decided to read this one. Ryan's mother drove me insane and I wasn't a big fan of Ryan's brother (and Tricia's best friend) Sean. If you're looking for a quick read with lots of romance then you might enjoy this.
Karen  ⚜Mess⚜
Jun 13, 2017 rated it did not like it
Bad point: I had to read a wedding theme book for a paranormal book club.

Good point: This book was free on Kindle.

Bad point: Bad, bad, bad book.

Good point: The book was 200 pages. Suffering was relatively short.

BJ
Jun 05, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: just-ok
It had a good plot, nice characters and I liked the author's writing style. I also liked the 2 lead characters but felt the pacing wasn't quite right. I didn't feel as if I understood the H's motivation, we knew he was an insular guy, a workaholic but his story just fell rushed. The h was more fleshed out, and a very likeable person. It was a nice easy read.
Amy
May 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ryan and Tricia have known each other for years but little did they know how fate would intervene. This is a sweet love story with some spice and angst to it.
Maria
Apr 30, 2017 marked it as to-read
Free from Amazon Kindle 30/04/2017
Zhra
May 31, 2018 rated it it was ok
I wanted a quick fun read, but this was kind of boring, and nothing happens except what is written in the synopsis.
Janis
Oct 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a funny and romantic book

I loved Ryan and Trish love story and Sean too. Highly recommend. This book is a easy read. I finished it quickly.
Pam
Mar 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It seems like everyone Tricia knows is getting married. She's tired of going solo & receiving "poor Tricia" looks. Her friend Sean is invited to the same weddings & is tired of everyone wanting to fix him up with their relatives. Sean comes up with the bright idea of them pretending to be a couple & attending the weddings together. You know what they say about best laid plans! Due to circumstances beyond his control, Sean is unable to come home for the summer so he sends his older br ...more
Michele A.
Jul 27, 2015 rated it liked it
Tricia and Ryan have known each other for years, but not very well. Ryan is 4 years old than his brother Sean and his best friend, Tricia. When Sean is unable to attend all of the weddings both Tricia and he agreed to attend during the summer season, he convinces Ryan to step in his place. Ryan and Tricia are attracted to each other. As they get to know each other they find themselves more and more drawn to one another. They even alternate weekends to spend time together during a lull in the wed ...more
Maree Repa
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Soon after meeting Tricia Patterson, her parents broke up, no longer living together. So no both Tricia and her Mother moved and settled in Long Island. When starting. School she met Sean Patterson. They were both lucky as they both lived close by. And with time both become best buddies.

Now looking forward of 15 years poor Tricia is still single. She wasn't happy about it as being invited to so many wedding she would want a partner. Luckily she had known Sean was also invited he agreed to go wit
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Heather andrews
Mar 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sometimes Ryan just needs to use actions instead of words, “because... this.” He lowered his head and claimed her lips with his. Ryan was kissing her. Really kissing her." I liked that Ryan could admit when he had a problem especially when his hands can't stay off his woman, “Sweetheart, where you’re concerned, I definitely don’t have patience..." I really liked this book.
Chessela Helm
Jul 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
cute and short story about two family friends falling for each other. The characters are fun, although you find out two of them did something manipulative and I don't think they apologize enough for it. Otherwise everything is light and frothy, nothing getting spicier than kisses. It only took about two hours to read this, so don't expect much depth. But it's a fun way to pass a couple hours!
Ray
Jun 02, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: rant-reviews
Oh dear lord.

The first thought I had when I read the synopsis of this book was "lol this is ridiculous"
But it was 4 am and I couldn't sleep so naturally, I went for it.
And guess what? It really was bloody ridiculous.

So basically this book is about this girl Tricia who around 28? 30? 75? (I have no damned clue) and who's still single, and since summer is approaching, she gets a gazillion wedding invitations, she doesn't wanna go there solo because people would start pitying her and crap (Yeah be
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Debbie Hanson
May 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
The Wedding Season
Samantha Chase
4 sweet stars.

Sometimes in life all you need is a sweet easy read and The Wedding Season was just that. A sweet, quick, fast glowing read that kept me interested without weighing you down with mass drama. Samantha is good with her wedding stories, and this was no exception. Worth every one of thosev4 stars.

When Tricia Patterson moved with her mother to yet another new school, her anxiety was huge. It is never easy walking into a new school, finding new friends a
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Marjorie
Jun 03, 2018 rated it it was ok
Single and relatively happy about it Speech Pathologist (who knew that was a job!) Tricia is dreading the summer. Three wedding invitations already on the mantle and another three have just arrived, just what she needed. Still, her best friend Sean will be back by then and they have made a pact to attend as a couple so that they can both avoid the matchmaking and pitying looks from their loved up friends. It all goes awry when Sean suffers an accident just days before returning home to the State ...more
Annette
Sep 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
As a child, Tricia's family moved many times. When she was in high school, she and her mother moved to a new town in Long Island. At her new school, she met Sean and he became her best friend.
It is now 10 years later, and Sean is still her best friend.
He is working overseas but plans to be home for the summer. They make a pact to attend six weddings of their friends. That will protect both of them from well meaning friends who want to fix them up with someone “special”. Sean's sense of humor a
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Roz Curney-Sherod
Aug 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
"The Wedding Season" is part of the series "Enchanted Bridal" and the Prequel. I have to admit, I read the first two books out of order without realizing this was a series. There's no problem with that because they can be read as standalones except when you're reading the epilogue. This installment focuses on our heroine Tricia Patterson and our hero Ryan Peterson. Tricia is best friends with Sean, (Ryan's younger brother) since high school. The Plot: Tricia and Sean have six (6) weddings to att ...more
Eileen Bourdette
Jul 08, 2018 rated it did not like it
A super quick read, but I didn’t really enjoy it. It’s not steamy enough to be a trashy romance book, nor is it fluffy enough to make for cute chick lit. Its formulaic, which isn’t always a bad thing, but the whole story seemed very rushed, and all the obstacles thrown at the couple were not only easily overcome, but also resolved very quickly.

There was a lot of telling us they main couple got along rather than showing us. They be leaving for dinner and then it would cut to something along the
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Donna Smith
May 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Matchmaking at its best

Trish and Sean have been friends ever since she walked into a new high school and had the pleasure of sitting down next to him. They have a unique bond that screams best friend. When they both start getting a ton of wedding invitations, they plan to go as each others dates. That way they aren't getting fixed up by anyone with good intentions. When Sean gets hurt at an overseas job, he can't go to any of them. Rather than let Trish get sent to the wolves, he sends in his ol
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Sm
May 04, 2017 rated it it was ok
not much to say about this one
a man and a woman can be "just friends" without any romantic thoughts
in this case, it was When Harry's Brother Met Sally (Again)
a tad ... gimmicky
(view spoiler)
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Lisa
May 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Feel filled, fun, sexy read

The Wedding Season is a fun, feisty, steamy read that also manages to be full of feels. I was sucked in to this story as soon as I read the prologue, which is actually a true prologue and not just an excerpt from the book.
Ryan and Tricia have some pretty serious chemistry going on. Combine that with quirky meddling family, a little family drama, as well as well developed characters and you have a book that is hard to put down.
I loved the way Tricia and Ryan's story dev
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June
May 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Tricia and Sean have been best friends for years and had plans to attend a multitude of weddings. They were to attend as a couple to chase off the matchmakers who do nothing but try to set them up with someones cousin or such. Unfortunately, Sean can't make it, so he sends his brother Ryan to help out. Ryan was already gone from home when Tricia moved to town so she doesn't know him very well. But that is about to change. Ryan likes Tricia but is afraid to step on toes if Sean has a thing for he ...more
Sue
Mar 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this sweet story about friends to lovers Ryan and Tricia. Tricia has been best friends with Sean since she moved to the area and wedding season is upon them. In order to avoid their well meaning friends who keep trying to connect them to others so they can also have their happily ever after, they come up with a plan to be "together" for all of the weddings they feel they must attend. However, unexpected circumstances throw their plan out the window but Sean has a plan to still p ...more
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New York Times and USA Today Bestseller/contemporary romance writer Samantha Chase released her debut novel, Jordan's Return, in November 2011. Although she waited until she was in her 40's to publish for the first time, writing has been a lifelong passion. Her motivation to take that step was her students: teaching creative writing to elementary age students all the way up through high school and ...more

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