This is a third in a trilogy - the Pirate, the Adventurer and the Cowboy. The heroines are romance writers and then end up finding their fictional hero in real life.
In this one, Margaret Lark became involved with Rafe Cassidy, not knowing he was out to ruin her boss in a business deal. When she learns, she presumes he was only sleeping with her to gain information and so she admits her mistake to her bossy. It was a traumatic time, with her leaving her job, Rafe accusing her of betraying him. But she has pulled herself around, writing full time and loving it. The book takes up at the wedding on the second Heroine, where Margaret is a bridesmaid. So goes home thinking of Rafe and the disaster of a year ago, and is shocked to find Rafe waiting inside her apartment.
He says he has come to ask her to marrying him, but she makes is plain there is no chance of that. He informs her that his mother and her father were getting married and he was buying out her father's business. So she is forced to to Rafe's ranch to find out what is going on.
Plot is very simplistic, but JAK creates a lot of snappy nattering between the characters. A pleasant read, with a few giggles along the way.