Anson Edwards sat alone in his big plush office, his fingers steepled as he weighed the strengths of his two lieutenants, wondering which of the two would be best to send to Houston.
Max pressed her hand warmly, and she looked up at him. His eyes were steady. Hers were dark, secretive pools, but there were no more secrets between them. Turning toward the altar, they began speaking their vows.
They played by their own rules . . . She didn't let any man close enough. He didn't let anything get in the way of his job -- and his job was to lead a corporate takeover. But Max Conroy needed information, so he set out to seduce Claire Westbrook. But rules were meant to be broken . . . In the beginning it was simple -- the facades, the distance -- until Max found his loyalties put to the ultimate test and Claire dared to let down her defenses. Now it was more than a game of winners and losers. Now they were playing for the highest stakes of all. * * * She didn't let any man close enough. He didn't let anything get in the way of his job leading corporate takeovers. But he needed information and planned to seduce her. It was simple, until his loyalties were put to the test and she dared to let down her defenses. Now they're playing for the highest stakes of all.
He was the most fascinating man she'd ever met . . .
Claire Westerbrook found it hard to believe that Max Conroy was truly interested in her. Then she discovered he wasn't -- he just wanted information about her boss. Max was studying her company for a takeover and had decided the quickest way to make it happen was through her.
Now Claire wants nothing to do with a man who could deceive her with so little remorse. But Max isn't leaving Houston without acquiring everything he wants. And that includes Claire . . .
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"They played by their won rules. But rules were meant to be broken. She didn't let any man close enough. She was determined not to lose her heart again. He didn't let anything get in the way of his job leading corporate takeovers." -- Jacket.