Goodreads Rating: 3.88/5
My Rating: 4/5
Goodreads Synopsis: The sassy heroine of Sleeping with Paris is back! And this time, chocolate-covered French wedding bells are in the air...
It's only been a month since Charlotte Summers reunited with her sexy French boyfriend, Luc Olivier, and he has already made her the proposal of a lifetime: a mad dash to the altar in the fairytale town of Annecy. Without hesitation, Charlotte says au revoir to single life and oui to a lifetime of chocolate in bed with Luc. She's madly in love, and Luc is clearly the one, so what could possibly go wrong?
And it turns out, quite a lot... On the heels of their drama-filled nuptials in the French Alps, Luc whisks Charlotte away to Paris for a luxurious honeymoon. But just as they are settling into a sheet-ripping, chocolate-induced haze, a surprise appearance by Luc's drop-dead gorgeous ex-wife brings the festivities to a dead halt. Luc never told Charlotte that his ex was a famous French actress, or that she was still in love with him. Add to that Charlotte's new role as step-mom to Luc's tantrum-throwing daughter, a humiliating debacle in the French tabloids, and the threat of losing her coveted position at the language school -- and Charlotte fears she may have tied the French knot a little too quickly.
Determined to keep her independence and her sanity, Charlotte seeks out a position at Bella magazine's new France office while working on a sassy guidebook to French marriage. But when Luc's secret past threatens Charlotte's career and their future together, Charlotte must take matters into her own hands. Armed with chocolate, French wine, and a few fabulous girlfriends by her side, CHarlotte navigates the tricky waters of marriage, secrets, ex-wives, and a demanding career all in a foreign country where she quickly realizes, she never truly learned the rules.
My Review: I didn't realize until after I finished this story that it was a follow up to a previous story about Charlotte, the main character. While it would have been nice to read the previous story to learn more about Charlotte, I don't feel like I missed out on too many important details. It was easy to pick up the second book without having read the first. I really enjoyed this story. This was a fast read that let you read about the luxurious lives of Charlotte and her new husband Luc as they set up their new lives in Paris. There was a bit of suspense towards the end of the book, that I definitely did not expect, but enjoyed! This was a happy-go-lucky story of a romance that withstands tough trials in today's world. I can't wait to read more about Charlotte and Luc in the future!