ARC Review: A Wedding Changes Everything by Isabelle Grace
Holden Blackwood’s brothers are all happily married, yet he has no desire to join their ranks.
His family would love nothing more than to see him settle down with a good woman. But the good woman in Holden’s life, Frankie Malone, is perfectly happy with the “friends with benefits” arrangement they share.
Growing up with a mother who thought her happiness depended on men, Frankie learned the hard way to take care of herself, and that’s how she likes it. Until a child comes into the picture.
When Frankie becomes the unexpected guardian of her young niece, Sophie, her treasured independence comes under threat. And a custody battle with people who don’t have the child’s best interests at heart suddenly puts marriage on the table.
Holden and Frankie agree to commit - for just as long as it takes to secure custody of the little girl.
But can their heads really rule their hearts?
I was really wondering how the author was going to find love for a man who truly acted like he didn't want it in his life right now. After reading the prior books I did wonder if his grandmother and mom would have a hand in it.
The story starts off with the wedding of his brother and you meeting his friend Frankie. I will admit I really thought at first there they were just friends. I think part of that is because I didn't read the back cover so I had no idea what the story was about. I love doing that when I already know the series. I like the surprise part of it.
Right away I loved both Frankie. I already liked Holden even more so for what he did in the book right before this one. He's a wonderful guy who was just living his life. As these two become a couple I at first wasn't sure. She didn't want any relationship because of family, and he liked being single and free. As they book moves on you'll notice the little things that make for a wonderful romance.
I'm loved 99% of the story but did feel like the ending was rushed a bit. It's a little hard to explain but I wanted to have a bit more with her and her niece before everything changes. I do hope there is another book in the series so we can have more about the niece. If you are looking for a sweet, small-town family romance this series is perfect for you.