Kelly Stone of the Honey-Do agency knows Fannin Jefferson is soliciting for a date, though his e-mail is disguised as business-only. She decides to hire herself out
to the rancher to teach him a lesson and, though she's intent on moving to Ireland to find love, Kelly finds herself falling for him instead. Meanwhile, Fannin's interfering brothers are determined on ousting their maidKelly's mom. Fannin's Flame (3) has humor and well-developed characters, but a convoluted subplot involving another brother takes over the tale. Tina Leonard also previews the next Cowboys by the Dozen installment, about Navarro.