Everyone knows that Amy and Dan are made for each other. So when they announce their engagement their families are over the moon, especially Amy's mother Helen. What could be more exciting than planning a daughter's wedding? But as the countdown to the Big Day begins, and mother and daughter throw themselves into creating the wedding of their dreams, not everyone's prepared for the commotion this involves. Bride-to-be Amy sees her best laid wedding plans start to unravel and things go from bad to worse, as Helen struggles to pick up the pieces and get her family back on track. Amy and Helen each discover what love and marriage is all about...but is it too late? It's not easy being a mother, let alone the Mother of the Bride!
Marita Conlon-McKenna is one of Ireland's favourite authors. Her previous novels include The Matchmaker and the number one bestseller The Magdalen. She is the winner of the prestigious International Reading Association award and is a regular contributor on Radio and TV. A romantic by nature, Marita was swept off her own feet and got married aged twenty to her tall dark handsome husband. They live with their family in Dublin.