Using an alias, stunt reporter Matthew Gage arrives in Harmony, Montana, to uncover the cheating going on in the town's famous annual fly-fishing contest -- not to tangle lines with a husband-hunting miss. But as soon as Meg Brooks gets stuck under his hotel bed, he's hooked on her hoydenish charm. Besides, he hopes she'll provide him with insider information -- and a few kisses -- while he snoops around.
But innocent Meg believes Matthew is "Vernon Wilberforce," a polite carpet-sweeper salesman, the gentleman caller of her dreams. As the fishy scandal threatens to upset Harmony, Meg employs every lure in the book to land Matthew. But her heart will be broken by a man who isn't what he seems...unless they each learn the truth: The best prize in life is given, not won. It's love.
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Meg Brooks was going to get married if it was the last thing she did.
Marriage hadn't been her cause until recently. What she'd really wanted to do was go into the hotel business. After all, her family owned the Brooks House Hotel and she knew more about it than anything else. She'd assumed, expected, to be able to contribute to the hotel's operation once she graduated from finishing school.
But when she'd approached her father, he said she was too young and inexperienced to take such a responsibility on. She wasn't asking to run the hotel by herself. Merely to improve it. She tried to explain to Father that by giving... see more