Samantha (Sam) Johnston is a reporter for a sleazy tabloid. She's out to get the scoop on the mystery bride of Dominic Demarco, one of the sexiest men on the planet. Through an improbable series of events, and with the promise of an exclusive at the end of three months, Sam suddenly finds herself saying "I do" to Dominic!
Dominic Demarco, on the advice of his manager, has sold the rights to his wedding story, in an effort to recoup the losses he sustained when his uncle absconded with his money. But mere minutes before the wedding is to take place, he finds himself without a bride! A sneaky tabloid reporter appears to be the right size for the dress, so Dominic, his agent and his manager persuade Sam to step in as his bride. He promises the marriage only has to last three months.
What I really liked: Teresa Ragan's humor shines through and made me smile and even laugh out loud sometimes (Emma, Sam's niece, was a hoot). I liked that Dominic stood up for Sam, just as she did for him. I loved the fact that the book is a nice, clean read, without graphic sex; sex is alluded to, but not described in detail. I was happy that the different twists and turns were resolved.
What I didn't care for: As a Christian who believes marriage is "till death", I have a problem with a couple of strangers going into marriage a) for money and b) knowing it will only last for three months (I'm also realistic enough to know that's pretty much the premise of the book). I didn't like that Sam allowed people to treat her the way she did (especially her boss); she owed those people absolutely nothing, and to risk Dominic's trust and their budding relationship for them was ridiculous.
All in all, I enjoyed this as a fun, clean romance, and would recommend it to anyone.