After her car dealer husband trades her in for a newer-model wife, Rebecca discovers just how hard it is to find a job when you have no marketable skills, no college education, and no self-confidence. When Senator Tom Masters asks her to work on his political campaign, Rebecca sees a chance to finally gain some experience. The only drawback is an arrogant and sexy lawyer, Matt Parrish, who has no intension of working with a former beauty queen and political novice and doesn’t mind telling her so.
There is some character development here with the characters reacting to certain situations. The book’s emphasis is on people-growth as a person and humor. The Austin, Texas setting gives local feel. 2004, 403 pages.