Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton believes in true love. And he is convinced that when he finds the woman of his dreams, he will know in an instant that she is the one. And that is exactly what happened. Except…
She wasn’t the one. In fact, the ravishing Miss Hermione Watson is in love with another. But her best friend, the ever-practical Lady Lucinda Abernathy, wants to save Hermione from a disastrous alliance, so she offers to help Gregory win her over. But in the process, Lucy falls in love. With Gregory! Except…
Lucy is engaged. And her uncle is not inclined to let her back out of the betrothal, even once Gregory comes to his senses and realizes that it is Lucy, with her sharp wit and sunny smile, who makes his heart sing. And now, on the way to the wedding, Gregory must risk everything to ensure that when it comes time to kiss the bride, he is the only man standing at the altar…
The last installment of the Bridgertons series is the story of Gregory and Lucy.
It was a disappointment. The first part of the novel is boring, the end is forced, the dialogues are faint and full of repetitions, and I was annoyed by Gregory’s constantly growling stomach.
In On the Way to the Wedding almost everything is overdrawn:
- Gregory’s rhapsodic emotions;
- Lucy’s sense of duty and devotion;
- Hermione’s beauty and praising it to the skies;
- Some romantic scenes – especially the falling star after their first night together – what a cliché!
- Drama: blackmail, hostage crisis, and shooting affair;
- The number of children.
However, it has positive aspects too! Gregory and Lucy have some sweet moments, and the secondary characters – Lady Bridgerton, Hyacinth, Lord Haselby and Hermione – are very likeable, and they undoubtedly benefit the story.