Review: Wedding Games (Kinloch #5) by Evie Alexander

Posted April 3, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 2 Comments

I received this book for free from the author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Review:  Wedding Games (Kinloch #5) by Evie AlexanderWedding Games by Evie Alexander
Series: Kinloch #5
Published by Emlin Press on April 3, 2023
Genres: Adult Romantic Comedy
Pages: 160
Source: the author
Format: E-galley
My Rating: five-stars


Say “I do” to Scotland’s wedding of the year!

Wedding bells are finally ringing for Rory and Zoe! But setting a date and saying yes to the dress is a lot more complicated when their mothers are mortal enemies and Rory’s stepfather is a Hollywood star with a death wish.

And if their family’s weren’t complicated enough, their friends are determined to make the bachelor and bachelorette parties ones they will remember forever – or desperately try to forget…

A castle, a cast of thousands, a superstar who’s lost the plot, and an unlikely stripper. Can Rory and Zoe unravel the tangles in time to tie the knot, or is eloping the only answer? 

Get your glad rags on and hold onto your hats as it’s time to unleash matrimonial madness!

Wedding Games is a steamy, laugh-out-loud romantic comedy, with a guaranteed happy ever after and all your favourite characters from the Kinloch series.

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My Review

Oh my gosh, this story was probably one of the funniest of the whole series! It was a shorter novella sized story, but I did finish it in one day, almost one sitting. I was even laughing out loud while I was sitting in the chair getting a pedicure. Between the hen night antics, and the stag night craziness, I almost could not stop laughing. I guess I didn’t remember Rory’s friend Charlie being quite as hilarious as he was in this story, but oh my gosh, sooooo funny what he added to the wedding as the best man. Honestly all the characters were in rare form with the jokes and craziness. There was the eccentric Hollywood star Brad who had married Rory’s mom, who did both help out with the tension between Rory and Zoe’s moms, but also created a bit of an issue with going out into nature with Zoe’s dad and getting lost/stuck, and then there was his speech/turn as the person in charge of all the wedding speeches. Zoe’s mom and Morag got up to quite a bit of craziness whenever they’d start drinking.

I could go on and on, but really if you like to laugh, this is the book for you. Some funny British vs. American term jokes, like a spotted dick line or two. It was also good to maybe get a tiny peek at the characters that I think make up the author’s next series.

Loved this “ending” to this series!

About the Author

Evie Alexander is an award-winning author of sexy romantic comedies with a very British sense of humour. A self-confessed ‘method writer’, Evie has taken it upon herself to live a full and messy life, from which romantic and personal failures become fodder for her laugh-out-loud plotlines.

Imaginative, passionate and frequently called ‘bonkers’ by her friends, Evie’s interests include reading, eating, saving the world, and fantasising about people who only exist between the pages of her books.

The first novel in her Kinloch series; Highland Games was released in 2021 and won first place, Best in Category in the The CHATELAINE Book Awards for Romantic Fiction and Women’s Fiction 2021 and was a finalist in the American Book Fest awards for Romance Fiction 2022

Evie lives in the West country with her family, where she pens her steamy stories from the Smut Hut.

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