She and Jake were polar opposites. Which was why his insistence that they date made nosense to Christine. Yet, if she wanted that mysterious box he'd outbid her on during thetown auction, having dinner with the sexy Texan seemed her only recourse.Christine vowed she'd find something to throw Mr. Thorne-in-her-side's attention off herplan. Like the newly made-over Christine. And by his reaction to her little black dress,she'd found just the thing to keep his interest while she worked on a plan to steal awayher prize. But was it possible catching Thorne would be her ultimate reward?