RITA Award Winning Author SUBSTITUTE GROOM SUBSTITUTE GROOM If only Annabelle were getting married… Then her nutty, but wonderful family would stop chanting "poor Annabelle" every time the once-jilted bride walked into a room. Enter one groom. Well, not exactly. Adam had convinced the entire town that he and Annabelle were heading to the altar, but she knew the man she'd once hopelessly fallen in love with as a girl would never really marry her. Adam was just being his usual Prince Charming self by coming to her rescue. But now it was Annabelle herself chanting "poor me"–hoping Adam would just say "I do" for real!