A Heap of Texas Trouble
Carolyn Brown     

Genre: Contemporary Romance

(Originally published as The Red-Hot Chili Cook-Off.)

One woman's quest for chili perfection

Carlene Lovell is going to hit her no-good, deadbeat, cheatin' ass, soon-to-be ex-husband where it hurts: at the annual chili cook-off, which he's won for 10 years in a row. To win, though, she'll need more than a little help...

Is another man's second chance at love

Police Chief Jack Landry has been smitten with Carlene forever. Now that she needs some help keeping the peace (and getting revenge), it's his chance to prove that not all men are dogs....