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Fake engagement... real passion. Outback vet Tom Fleming has a problem with women... they want to marry him! After featuring in a magazine, the so-called 'lonely country bachelor' is surrounded by would-be wives, his ex and a hotshot reporter. Then he meets Merriwee's new doctor Anna Talbot, who is beautiful, blonde and engaged. Tom claims he gave her the ring and this fake fiancee ends all his women troubles - except one... because, as Tom and Anna face medical and animal emergencies together, Tom realises that the woman he can't have is the only one he wants. - back cover (Chatswood, 2004)