Can't Buy Me Love
In Molly O’Keefe’s captivating new contemporary romance, a woman with a past and a man without a future struggle to find a place where they belong. A girl from the wrong side of the tracks, Tara Jean Sweet knows that opportunity will never knock; she’ll have to seize it. Elderly Texas rancher... show more
In Molly O’Keefe’s captivating new contemporary romance, a woman with a past and a man without a future struggle to find a place where they belong. A girl from the wrong side of the tracks, Tara Jean Sweet knows that opportunity will never knock; she’ll have to seize it. Elderly Texas rancher Lyle Baker has a dying request: He will give Tara Jean a stake in his leather business in exchange for a little family subterfuge. All Tara Jean has to do is play the part of a gold-digging fiancée to lure Lyle’s estranged children home. The mission is soon accomplished. Now Lyle’s gone—and his ridiculously handsome son, Luc, an ice hockey superstar sidelined by injuries, is the new owner of Crooked Creek ranch. He’s also Tara Jean’s boss. But being so close to sinfully sweet Tara Jean does crazy things to Luc’s priorities, like make him want to pry her deepest secrets from those irresistible lips. But when Tara Jean’s past demands a dirty showdown, will Luc stay and fight?
Publish date: June 26th 2012
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: Crooked Creek Ranch (#1)
Das ansprechende Titelbild, mit seinen fröhlichen Farben und der frech lächelnden jungen Frau, lässt einen Liebesroman zum Träumen, Seufzen und Lachen erwarten, und auch der Klappentext klingt nach leichtem Lesevergnügen für zwischendurch, sozusagen literarischem Fastfood - was ja nicht unbedingt et...
Three people recommended Can't Buy Me Love to me, so I was sure this was going to be a fantastic read. Unfortunately, not my cuppa. I had to kick this to the DNF pile after 30%... Usually I can read a book in a day, 2 days tops, if I really like it. I read this book for a solid week and only g...
Fantastic. Review to follow.
2.5 starsThere was a really good book in here somewhere trying to get out.The premise was pretty promising. An irascible Octogenarian rancher is dying and has hired a young woman to pose and his fiancee to lure his estranged children, Luc and Victoria, back to the ranch. The threat of being dis-i...
An enjoyable read that reminded me of Susan Elizabeth Phillips, but I had a hard time getting past the old man manipulating events and the very real issues between him and his children. There was no Big Misunderstanding, there was real abuse and I certainly couldn't fault them for cutting off contac...