The Five-Day Reunion by Mona Shroff is a celebration of family in this second chance story as we get ready to celebrate a wedding and discover if another is truly over.
When Anita and NikhilI decided to end their marriage and move on with their lives, they neglected to send a memo to their rather large and tight-knit family. As fate would have it, Nikhil’s sister is getting married and they will have to either tell their family the truth, or embrace the opportunity and see if they truly are better off apart.
If they can figure out what went wrong and rekindle a flickering flame, they might just be able to re-write their own love story. If no one knows they are divorced, how difficult could it be, it’s only five days? Will they take a risk on love again? Or, will they finalize things once and for all and come clean to their families what they should’ve done all those years ago?
From the first page to the last, Mona crafted a seamless story rich in detail making sure the reader understood what was going on throughout the journey. A multi-day celebration packed with family banter and the perfect amount of tension guaranteed to keep you hooked and reading. One of my favorite scenes centers around Nick’s sister Tina and a little bit of tumeric 😉 ….LOVED it.
This romance is behind closed doors with enough sweetness to put a pink blush on your cheeks and leave your heart full of joy. Warm, sensual, and delisious. Go grab a cup of chai and start reading a heartwarming story that will make you laugh, cry, and everything in-between.
If you’re craving more fear not, the second book in the Once Upon A Wedding series, Matched by Masala is out now with two more scheduled to release this year.
I received a copy of the book from the Author for a fair and honest reveiw. I was not financially compensated and a positive reveiw was not promised in exchange. All opinions are my own.
To sweeten things up check out this exclusive excerpt and see why Mona Shroff is one-click worthy.
She tried not to look at him. He was ridiculously handsome first thing
in the morning. Tousled dark hair and scruff on his chin. The soft,
bewildered look in his dark eyes, matched with a slight pout of full
She had loved waking up next to him. He was sexy and handsome—some mornings, she couldn’t believe
her good fortune that she was the one who got to wake up next to him every day. That she was the one he
loved above all else.
Or so she had thought.
“Electrolytes.” She raised her voice a bit. “On the nightstand.”
He started at her voice, which only made him moan again. “Neets?”
He really needed to stop calling her that. “Anita,” she corrected him as she donned large dangly earrings
and a necklace and reached for her matching bangles, desperately trying to ignore how sensual her name
sounded in even his dry-throat voice.
“What the hell are you doing in my room?” he croaked at her.
“Right now it’s our room. We’re supposed to be married, remember?” Her bangles jingled as she slid them
on, the sound reminding her of wedded bliss.
“I’m trying to forget.”
Did he remember kissing her? Didn’t matter. “You certainly tried to forget last night.”
Mona was born in New Jersey and grew up in Bucks County, in the suburbs of
Philadelphia. She graduated from Neshaminy High School in the 80’s. Growing
up, she was a quiet kid and had few friends but she valued the quality of each of
her friends, not the quantity.
She attended the University of Michigan and graduated with a degree in
Biopsychology. Mona continued her education at the Pennsylvania College of
Optometry, graduating with her Doctorate in Optometry.
Mona married her first (and only!) love, Deven, at the age of 25. Deven was a
dentist in the army and they spent the next nine years travelling to different parts
of the world and country while raising two young children.
Mona always loved to write, but did not get serious about it until 2011. She
entered a contest where she had to start a short story with the words “Heads we
get married, tails we break up.” She ended up losing the contest but she really
loved the whole process of creating a plot, developing characters and putting a
thought down on paper. Her first novel, Then, Now, Always, is a romance novel
based on that prompt. Her second novel, Then There Was You, released in
January of 2021. She is currently working on a third, with her fourth novel right
When she’s not writing or examining eyes, she loves to bake. One of her ‘claims
to fame’ is an appearance on the “Today” show in 2012 as a semi-finalist in the
‘Quest for the Best Homemade Birthday Cake’ Contest.
She and her husband are currently empty nesters and reside in Maryland with
their rescue dog, Nala.