Tess Dougherty plans every aspect of her life right down to the last detail. But she doesn’t plan on running her boyfriend off by bringing up the topic of marriage before he’s ready. And she doesn’t plan to lose her job on the day she’s set to receive a huge promotion. So when her perfect world unravels, Tess makes a new plan: disappear.Tess packs her bags and leaves her city apartment for a remote vineyard in North Carolina. At first, she’s put off by the slow pace of small-town life in the South. She’s especially irritated by Thatcher, the vineyard’s smart-mouth, dimple-faced farmhand. But she soon begins to appreciate the area’s charm, and Thatcher’s charm, too. She even swaps her trademark heels for a pair of cowboy boots. As Tess spends more time getting to know Thatcher, she finds herself loosening her grip on her old life little by little. Unfortunately, things on the vineyard aren’t as simple as they seem. There’s a secret here, and when the truth comes to light, Tess is forced to reconsider every plan she’s ever made.
Tess in Boots is a honestly refreshing light romance. Tess Dougherty is a true planner, from the clothes she chooses to wear and the wedding she has planned since forever. One problem is her boyfriend Logan doesn’t seem to be in a rush to propose. Her breaking point is when she believes he is going to, she is once again let down on her hopes of getting married.
Tess’s twin brother Jake uses his twin abilities, sensing something is off with his sister and begs Tess to help him out briefly with his new Vineyard venture. After packing up her so-called life and heading to Jake’s remote vineyard, she believes it will make Logan miss her and really WANT to marry her. Once there she is met with Thatcher, a frustrating, sarcastic friend of Jake’s and his wife Sara. Tess makes a vow to herself that whatever that tingle she is feeling is just an innocent crush. This once high heel wearing put together girl, switches things up for a pair of cowboy boots, and planning weddings for other brides.
Will Tess ever have her own wedding with Logan? Or, will those tingles for Thatcher be the start of a new planning path for her? Once she is able to figure out all the secrets that are being kept from her, she will know what the next move in her plan should be.
Heat Rating: Sweet
Reviewed by: Karie D
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