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The Runaway Bride: A Short & Passionate Tale of Love by Roop De

Blurb (as on Amazon):

Katyayani, Katy to her friends is set to wed a man she has dated for two years.

But, on the eve of her wedding, her fiancée ditches her at the altar.

Heartbroken, she is lost and confused. That’s when her mother, Mrs. Mehra comes up with a plan. A plan that can be carried out by Akshat. Her closest friend and someone she trusts the most.

What is the plan?

Will Akshat agree to carry it out or will his heart take over?

And most important, does Katy find her happily-ever-after?

Read this short, passionate tale of love that begins at a wedding to find out.

The Runaway Bride is Book 1 of the Wedding Tales series.

Genre: Fiction/Romantic Short Story

Pages: 29

Format: Kindle eBook

Price: 70 INR/ $2.99

My Rating: 3.5/5

On the day of her wedding, Katyayani Mehra finds herself abandoned by the man she had dreamed of spending her life with. Her mother (Mrs. Mehra) comes up with a plan to save the reputation of her daughter and their family. But it involves the support of Katyayani’s best friend, Akshay. Will he agree to it?

What I liked about the book:

-> It is a sweet and short story.
-> Katyayani withholding to get intimate with her fiance is dealt with in a delicate manner.
-> Mrs. Mehra’s character comes off as snobbish but we come to appreciate her later. It proves the age-old saying that mothers always know better.

What I did not like about the book:

-> It is cliched and kind of predictable.

Quotable quotes:

-> “Is it so difficult to get hitched?”
“Nope. Not if you are in love.”
-> Marry for love. Not for the money.
-> There is no bigger bond than the bond of friendship.

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