boy she had a crush on, Quentin Taylor, is now the Sheriff who
investigates the theft. As a teenager, Quentin had rejected Kate. He
had pushed her away because her brother, Reese, had put her off limits.
The boys were best friends and Quentin wanted to respect Reese’s wishes.
However, the Sheriff had been attracted to her when she was heavy and
now finds her curves irresistible.
has business friends and opportunity in Los Angeles, but she misses her
true best friend, Jaime, as well as small town life. She does not want
to let down her LA friend who is also her agent. She is not sure if
returning to her old home town means being welcomed by her old friends
or brings on the return of her insecurities. Both Kate and Quentin feel
insecure. He wants her to stay, but has a broken marriage behind him.
Then there is Reese who makes it clear that he doesn’t want anyone from
New Falls dating Kate.
keep Kate from getting her hands on the unrevised copy of the script,
although it seems that most of the townspeople have managed to get their
hands on it and read it. Kate could possibly rewrite the whole script,
but knows that it couldn’t be finished in time for the meeting with the
author keeps us guessing as to how all these conflicts will be
resolved. There is the thief to catch, Reese to mollify, Kate’s
insecurities to melt away and Quentin’s feelings that any marriage of
his is doomed to fail.
author has left room to tell the stories of some of the other people of
New Falls, most notably Kate’s brother, Reese, and that of her friend,
Jamie. The story is entertaining and modern. I highly recommend it.