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Just Married Again

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  459 ratings  ·  61 reviews
Hilarious Second Chance at Love…

The last person Maddy Kelly expects to show up at her mountain cabin for the holidays is her soon-to-be ex-husband, who was always too busy to enjoy their hideaway. Following doctor’s orders to reduce stress, Michael arrives at their remote cabin, unannounced and unexpected, in the dead of night, during a snow storm. Which is why Maddy gre
Kindle Edition, 234 pages
Published November 25th 2015 (first published September 1st 1998)
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Nov 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, 2015
This was completely mindless entertainment. Honestly? I don't even care! It was lighthearted, cute, and humorous. It's exactly what I needed:) I actually really enjoyed this story. I liked the characters, their camaraderie, the plot, and the cute little dachshunds (since I have one of my own).

**Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for an e-copy in exchange for an honest review.
Nov 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, romance
ARC provided by the Publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Way back when, Charlotte Hughes co-authored a series of screwball romances with Janet Evanovich that I just loved. When I saw Just Married was available from NetGalley, I grabbed it. Just Married is a reissue of an older Loveswept title and while some older romances leave a lot to be desired, Just Married doesn't. It is a funny, sweet second chance romance.

Maddy and Michael are about to get a divorce. Michael was a wor
Nov 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is a delightful little read. It's about a couple, Michael the workaholic husband who is trying to make it big in one of the most successful law firms in the area. While his wife, Maddy who has tried everything thing she can to get his attention back. She fails to do so and after a heart-wrenching experience she files for divorce.

Due to someone working behind the scenes, they end up stranded together in a blizzard over their Thanksgiving holiday together. Maddie arrives first and when Michae
CD {Boulder Blvd}
I'm big on second chance love stores so I went into this one with high hopes.

The first part of the story was a real turn off as the heroine came off as a ditz. In the first part of the book, someone comes to the door who has a key to their cabin and she doesn't think twice before she hits them over the head with a fireplace poker? And this is because she's all alone and afraid. However, there's being a little freaked out and then there's being over the top. If they had come through a window, may
Nov 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
What a little powerhouse of a story. This book was a breath of fresh air for me as two about to be divorcees happen upon one another along with a thirteen year old teenager in a remote cabin in the hills of North Carolina in the middle of a winter snow storm. Now did they just happen to be at the same place, same time, or did fate step in and take control of a mistake waiting to happen? Big question…

Michael Kelly, a young lawyer making his way up in a very prestigious law firm Smyth -McGraw in C
This title was provided to me at my request by Netgalley. "Just Married Again" is a sweet second chance romance. Michael and Maddy have been married for almost six years, but Michael's workaholic tendencies put a strain on the once passionate romance. Eventually the situation came to a head and Maddy felt she had no choice but to walk way. After nearly a year of separation, the machinations of an old family doctor strand the couple in their cabin with Michael's nephew and Maddy's dachshunds. Wha ...more
Marty Mayberry
Oct 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this lighthearted, humorous read.

The story is about a couple who has been separated for a year who winds up snowed in high in the mountains together. With a thirteen-year-old, snarky nephew. After Maddy clunks Michael in the head (mistaking him for an intruder), he has amnesia. His memory returns by morning, but by then, he’s decided to win Maddy back. The nephew adds to the fun.

While I didn’t like the Michael much in the beginning, he soon grew on me, and by the end, I was rooting fo
Judy Lewis
Feb 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Title: Just Married Again
Author: Charlotte Hughes
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Designation: Standalone, No Cliffhanger
This is my first time reading Charlotte Hughes and I must say, I'm impressed. After reading a few of the so-so reviews, I admit I was somewhat hesitant to try this book but I'm so glad I ignored the negative comments. I found Just Married Again by Charlotte Hughes to be not only
Allies Opinions
Nov 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book both vibrated the vocal cords with laughter and tightened them with sorrow. In the end though, we should all give a shout out to one brilliant Doctor’s meddling.

This book was fantastic. It was funny when the reader needed. It was deep and painful in all the right places. It was the perfect romantic comedy.

This book had the kind of characters that we all love. The meddling family Doctor who is quirky and caring. The high achieving lawyer with a work comes first mindset and last but not
Caroline F
Oct 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This novel was a sweetly sexy and humorous story.

A workaholic lawyer, Michael has been advised by his doctor to get away to his mountain cabin for a bit of R&R, otherwise risk making his health issues worse.

Said doctor, also suggests to Michael’s estranged wife, Maddy, to spend time in the mountain cabin to get away from it all over Thanksgiving.

When Michael turns up at the cabin, late at night, Maddy’s fears get the better of her and she hits him on the head (thinking he’s an intruder) and he w
DJ Sakata
Oct 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Favorite Quotes:

“Maddy, do you think my darling husband hasn’t disappointed me before? ... Why, I’ve been mad enough to shoot his tires out with his own gun. One time I packed his bags and called his mama to come get him. Kathleen refused, of course. Said I was stuck with him. One day that woman is going to need a favor from me, and I’m going to remind her of that night.”

My Review:

Just Married Again was listed as a second chance romance as well as a romantic comedy, which is not entirely accurat
Oct 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
I received and ARC for this book.

The blurb was very light. Husband wants wife back but
fake amnesia.
Michael and Maddy have some problems in the last few
years of their marriage and she decide to ask
divorce because all the problems and Michael's absence
was too much for her.

But destined got in their way or could I said some
Doc getting in their business??

The book has some really good funny moments specially
with Danny (Michael's nephew) with his teenegares problems.

Most the book happen in a short time
Nov 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Maddy and workaholic Michael were in the middle of a divorce. This book will grab you and take you for a non stop ride till you get to the end. There is humor all the way through. This is a definite winner. It is a must read. Received this from the author to review.
Ann Lorz
Jan 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
I love Charlotte Hughes humor. She makes me laugh and cry at the same time. Very good! For more of my thoughts on this book go to: http://romancingthereaders.blogspot.c... ...more
Charlotte Villette
Got to about 33% then I had to stop reading, I just really couldn't stand the story line - Where Michael was faking having Amnesia, to try and win her back....

Jakki Frances
Jun 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
i loved this book. The hurt and the love between these two is so real, they both want to be together but their hurt seems to get in their way. Not to mention a killer dash hound and an obnoxious teenager. It all feels so real, it really is the stupid stuff that happens when people can't get it together. ...more
Emily Maynard
Oct 29, 2015 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

First off, many thanks to Charlotte Hughes, who provided a free copy of Just Married Again in exchange for an honest review.

This is a hilarious second-chance romance. Maddy and Michael have been separated for a year and are on the edge of divorce when one weekend in a vicious snowstorm forces them together. Neither knew the other would be coming to their shared cabin over Thanksgiving, both thinking the other would be with family for the holiday. Maddie arrives first, with her two littl
Dec 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, 2016
thanks to Netgalley and A Romantic Comedy for my ARC.

this is second book by Charlotte Hughes. I did enjoy reading her first book and this was pleasant as well.
What if Dr is meddling with your love life??
Michael and Maddy went to see Dr. Quigley right before Thanksgiving. Both were madly in love before but now they were separated and heading for divorce in couple of month. Dr. Quigley couldn't let both give up, he decided to put them together by suggesting vacation during Thanksgiving at their c
May 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle
Just Married Again by Charlotte Hughes

I found myself wanting a light, sexy read and Just Married Again sounded like it might satisfy my itch. Maddy and Michael have been separated for ten months. Their well-meaning, private physician plants a thought in each of their heads that they need to get away to their mountain cabin for some rest and relaxation over Thanksgiving. Did he know they would both take him up on his suggestion? Did he realize there was a huge early snow storm moving in that woul
Jennifer Hines
Nov 03, 2015 rated it liked it
*I received an ARC of this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review*

Maddy blamed Michael for putting his career over her. She'd been so lonely in their marriage and after she lost the baby he wasn't exactly thrilled about in the first place she couldn't handle it anymore. She packed up, moved out, and basically disappeared. She didn't want him to contact her. She just wanted to get over him and get divorced. Problem with that is she was still in love with him and all it took wa
Nov 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Dr. Fix-It

This is a stand alone novel.

Michael is lost without his soon to be ex wife. He is working himself to death, not to mention drinking and smoking and eating only junk. If only she would talk to him... He could maybe win her back! Seeing his doctor and being told he is only days from death sends him scurrying up to his isolated mountain cabin (under doctors orders) to rest and relax and eat healthier. Will he be able to turn his health around? Or will he fall back into the pit of despair
MB (What she read)
5/4/16 1st read 3 1/2 stars:

This book was very sweet/cute and I found myself giggling aloud several times.

This is a reprint and I'm always interested in the difference in these romances as versus the new ones. In this, I really enjoyed the focus on their relationship and the lack of unrealistic melodrama that seems to permeate most of the newer stuff. This was refreshing. I saw two people who I feel (if it were IRL) would actually stay together. They had real problems, they worked out their is
Carla Johnson-Hicks
Oct 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, romance
This is a reissue of an earlier book under a different title, but I really enjoyed it. It is a funny, sweet second chance romance.

Maddy and Michael are about to get a divorce. Michael is the the workaholic husband who is trying to make it big in one of the most successful law firms in the area. Maddy, his wife, tried everything thing she could to get his attention back. She fails to do so and after a heart-wrenching experience she files for divorce. She packs up, moves into an unknown location,
Mar 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Yes
Shelves: romance
"Just Married Again" by Charlotte Hughes is a romantic comedy. This is Maddy Kelly and Michael Kelly's story.

Michael has not been eating well, working too much, and started smoking since Maddy left and filed for a divorce. Michael's doctor has instructed him that he needs to get away to reduce his stress because it is effecting his health.

Maddy decides that she wants to be alone for the holidays so she decides to go their mountain cabin. During the night Maddy hears someone trying to break into
Sep 10, 2016 rated it liked it
While this book was a light easy read, I would have liked it better if it had more comedy thrown in. The nephew has his moments, but I was kinda hoping for more laughable moments aside from the wife thinking that her soon-to-be-ex-husband was a burglar.

The husband is a 5-star jerk. Yes, he's a great provider, but there is no salary in the world than make up for years of neglect. He really was full of himself.

The doctor is wonderful. What a brilliant way to intervene in a dying marriage.

Oct 18, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley
Maddy is trying to come to terms with being alone for Thanksgiving for the first time since her separation with her husband, and decides to head out to their old cabin for some alone time. Little does she know her soon to be ex-husband is also on his way to the cabin for some doctor appointed rest and relaxation to get his blood pressure down. Maddy hears a noise in the middle of the night and sees someone coming through the door so she hits him over the head with a fire poker, only to realize t ...more
Michael has been on a fast track career as a lawyer which has left him lttle time for his wife, Maddy. Even though Maddy grew up rich, she is down to earth and has TWO DACHSHUNDS. Anyone who knows me realizes I can't resist a story with dachshund involvement, so my review will contain spoilers of a doggy nature. Maddy acquired the dogs after she left Michael and moved from the swanky condo her parents bought them into a country cottage with room for animal to roam. Michael didn't make it to the ...more
Danielle Urban
Nov 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Just Married Again by Charlotte Hughes is definitely for all couples. A tale beautifully written that shows how bad a marriage can end up and how we can make it right, if we try hard enough. A funny, sweet and enticing novel that will keep readers hooked until the end. Charlotte Hughes has brilliantly brought together a story of how one man was too busy to make time for his wife. Then there's the times he never once undstood the pain she went through as she gave birth to their child and lost it. ...more
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Dec 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
Michael and Maddy are about to be divorced; however, Michael, a hot-shot attorney deteriorating under the crunch of stress, is having health issues and secretly hopes it would make her feel pity for him. He basically has been letting himself go since the day she left.

Then good ole' Dr. Cupid sends them both off to a remote cabin in the mountains for some R&R. Of course, you can imagine the shock when the two discovered each other at the same cabin. But the best part was when she accidentally kn
Apr 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: audio, chick-lit, romance, cozy
This book was like drinking a warm cup of milk chocolate. It may not be a genre for everyone, but I love the comfort and calmness a book like this brings. The plot kept me interested and the characters and their situation intrigued me. What would I do? Would I take a husband back after all that? Can a person really change? I enjoyed gradually learning about the characters and in a way, it mirrored the way that the couple slowly learned more about each other. I'll definitely look into reading mor ...more
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Charlotte Hughes published her first category romance in 1987, a Bantam Books’ Loveswept, titled Too Many Husbands, which immediately shot to #1 on the Waldenbooks Bestseller list. She went on to write almost thirty books before the line closed in 1998.

Although Charlotte is widely known for her laugh-out-loud romantic comedies, she went on to pen three Maggie-Award winning thrillers for Avon Book

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