Rich. Sexy. Beautiful. Robin Lear is all that—and her
jet– set life is golden. Until the day her
indestructible father sends her tumbling off her pedestal
with the startling news that he is dying. Then he further
shatters her illusions by demoting her from the cushy job
in the family business to teach her "about life." In an
instant her whole world unravels, and Robin is suddenly
swimming in uncharted waters, including a bogus night in
jail, a new job as the lackey of her toady
ex–boyfriend, and a major distraction in the form of
one very sexy contractor who's renovating her house.
Jake Manning has had some tough knocks in life. Now all he
wants is to make enough money to finish his degree and,
maybe, get a nice house with a nice wife and a nice kid.
But this Prada–clad ice princess is turning his life
upside down with her sassy—and disastrous—ways.
Jake's head tells him to run, don't walk, from this
gorgeous train wreck of a woman. A man would have to be
crazy to pursue someone like Robin Lear. But Jake is