The Five-Minute Bride
by Leanne Banks
August 13, 2017
Available in: e-Book (reprint)
Dressed for her big wedding day, pretty and proper Emily St. Clair discovers that her perfect groom is in love with another woman. After fleeing her own wedding, she escapes to a small town and decides to take a little walk on the wild side. Sheriff Beau Ramsey tries to save Emily from getting too wild, but soon enough, both his heart and hers take a tumble. Can this craziness really result in the love of a lifetime?
Originally published March 1997 in Silhouette Desire #1058 in mass market paperback.
Leanne Banks is a national #1 best-selling author of romance novels and on a good day looks like the woman in the picture. She is the winner of the Romantic Times Career Achievement Awards in Series Sensuality and Love and Laughter. She is also the winner of the Florida Writers Beacon Award, the Golden Quill Award, and the Georgia Romance Writers' MAGGIE Award. Her books have been recognized by the Award of Excellence Contest, the Romance Writers of America Rita Contest, and the National Readers' Choice Awards.
Leanne believes her readers work hard on the job and for their families, so she tries to lighten the load with stories featuring a strong sense of fun and sensuality. Reader response is heartwarming. One of her favorite letters was from a woman who had been suffering from severe health problems: "[Your books] did more for my health that all the medicine in the world -- as corny as this sounds, [your heroes] made me feel like life is `worth it'."
Leanne lives in Virginia with her husband, and two children. She loves music, chocolate, quotes, and new adventures. Her recent adventures include snorkeling in the Caribbean and riding an elephant, and one of her ongoing adventures is raising teenage children.