Trick My Truck but Don’t Mess with My Heart by LuAnn McLane. Publisher: Signet, January 2008

Rumor has it that Candie Montgomery is to blame for her twin sister’s broken engagement with Nick, the hot auto repair shop owner. But how can she be the other woman without even knowing it? Now, she needs an insta-boyfriend to put a lid on the gossip. Damage control comes in the sexy form of Tommy Tucker, who was supposed to be a quick fix. But Candie might just be in for the long haul…

This is a romantic comedy about Candie Montgomery who is shunned by the people of Pinewood, Kentucky when her twin sister’s fiancé breaks off their engagement and Sarah claims it was because of Candie who lives several hours away in Chicago.  Once Candie knows the truth behind the broken engagement, Candie comes up with a plan – all she has to do is get a boyfriend and the shunning and rumors will be put to rest.  When Candie meets Tommy Tucker and arrange a friendly game of be my boyfriend, who would have thought that their game playing role would turn into the real thing. I really enjoyed this story and look forward to reading more by this author.  [4 stars – really liked it]

*new-to-me author

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