The Last Bride is the 5th novel in Beverly Lewis’s Home to Hickory Hollow series. I have read the previous novels in the series but I loved the characters and plot in this novel. The Last Bride is my favorite novel of the series, hands down.
From the Back Cover
Impetuously, Tessie and Marcus elope to the English world, then return to Hickory Hollow to live as singles, trusting they’ll convince the Millers to give their love a chance over time. But when the unthinkable happens, Tessie faces the almost-certain censure of the People. Will she find a reason for hope in spite of her desperate plight?