Dusty Lucas is new in town and has been
hired to determine where a large sum of money has gone from
a local company. When he finds that Mandy’s late father
seems to be the one responsible, he is disappointed as Mandy
is the first woman to pique his interest since his wife
passed away. Mandy insists this could not be possible but
she also has no proof. She is currently working as a fill
in elementary school teacher and even has Dusty’s children
in her class, whom she thinks are adorable. Her life would
be better if she could figure out a way to get Dusty on her
side and help her prove her father’s innocence. While this
doesn’t happen, she is drawn to Dusty and his children.
When the opportunity arises and he sees
that Mandy is the perfect woman to help him raise his
children, as she will love them as her own, he devises a
scheme to make it happen.
A Wife For Christmas
started out as a fast and funny story about two people who
are prefect for each other, but can’t seem to tell each
other this fact. Then it turned into a bit of a predictable
love story that I felt made the characters less likeable.
But, overall the story is a great heartfelt tale for the
holiday season. I enjoyed Mandy’s interactions with the
children and especially with Dusty but I did find that she
seemed to “not live up to her earlier character” when she
didn’t discuss things with Dusty she thought about and he
didn’t stand up for her until late in the story. That being
said, overall A Wife For Christmas was still a
fun and heart warming holiday tale.