Tempted by the Bridesmaid
A woman to unlock his heart?
The last time brooding Italian surgeon Luca Montovano saw bubbly heiress Francesca Martinelli was at his best friend's failed wedding. Sparks flew then, and now she's made a surprise appearance at his mountaintop clinic, bringing a much-needed whirlwind of laughter!
Aristocratic Luca just wants to be left alone to care for his orphaned niece...more
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I have to admit that when I first started reading this book, I had my doubts. I worried about if I would have interest in the characters simply because I'm not really used to reading Harlequin Medical stories but really, this one did a fantastic job at telling me I am wrong about them and I should read more from this line.
I absolutely loved the relationship between Luca and Fran. They had this spicy love-hate relationship ...more
Fran is bridesmaid for her best fri ...more
Without giving away the story, I’ll just say that the dreamy hero is building a specialist mountaintop clinic for paraplegics all the while looking after his gutsy teenage niece who is in need of the lovely ...more
Francesca 'Fran' Martinelli will do anything to save her best friend from marrying a man that would cheat on her. However, it puts her at odds with brooding Italian surgeon Luca Montovano since he doesn't approve of what she does to stop the wedding. What's worse, she finds herself his niece's new therapist when she does a favor for her best friend. Will Francesca be able to convince Luca that she's not all bad, or will their differences keep them from achieving the forever after they both despe ...more
Francesca Martinelli is a bridesmaid at her best friend, Princess Beatrice's wedding though what she knows about the groom has enough strength to create quite a stir. But all Fran wants is to see her dearest friend happy...even if that means ending one of Italy's most powerful, media covered weddings. Marco may be me handsome, wealthy and a prince but he has no shame.
Meanwhile, Luca and Francesca are secretly attracted to each other but due to circumstances in the beginning reign back their fee ...more
This romance between Francesca and Luca is definitely one the bubbles under the surface and has a gradual build up before they realise they've fallen in love.
I thought the character development (especially for Luca) was absolutely fantastic. Both Francesca's and Luca's struggles were relatable and their relationship was a very organic progression. Luca's guardedness is very true of a man consumed by grief and guilt, determined to protect ...more
Fran was currently over in Italy as one of the bridesmaids for her best friends society wedding. Fran was left with a dilemma after seeing the groom-to-be in a very friendly embrace with one of the other bridesmaids. Does she reveal the truth and break the heart of her best friend?
Not only was Fran in Italy for the wedding but she was also due to spend the summer at a new Medical Clinic hoping to introduce her Cann ...more
Italian surgeon Luca Montovano has escaped his old life to build a mountaintop clinic retreat that he hopes will help his orphaned teenage niece prosper after an accident that derails their life and leaves them with only each other to depend on. The last thing he ...more
I've been reading Annie's books for a while she never ever fails to write an amazing story, I utterly adored this book funnily enough I knew I would, Annie most definitely can tell a heartwarming story even with twists and turns on the way, every time she most definitely proves that love is most definitely the best medicine, I get excited everytime I see a new release coming up and hope for many more in future.
Best quo ...more
The story starts with the priest asking the all important question....does any know just cause.....And the Bridesmaid says.... Now that wedding is not the bride bridegroom left with with the other woman. The bride in hiding. But her best friend is now left to carry on. But will the bride's male friend forgive the other bff? He has a surprise waiting for him when he gets back home. She happens to be the therapist that was sent to help him with his injured niece.
Francesca Martinelli saw Luca Montovano at his best friend’s wedding. She stood out as she was the one to basically stop that wedding from taking place. There next meeting was at his mountainside clinic for paraplegics.
Francesca had always dreamed of having a place to raise dogs who would help wounded patients. She came up to the clinic with 2 dogs to help Luca’s teenage niece who had been in a bad accident. She is now a paraplegic. Can ...more