Duncan Hillston has a solid rep as a "player" who's always good for a story about his latest conquest. But when he's accused of being all talk and no action, Duncan bets his buddy he can get a woman to fall in love with him in no time flat. Duncan's sure he'll win, even if his buddy picks the woman-and even if the woman is Claire "Medusa" Scott.Back in high school, Claire was no heartbreaker. Brainy and serious, she had a major crush on Duncan-but he didn't even know she was alive! Now, at thirty, Claire is making up for lost time with a prestigious job and a new look to match. When Duncan comes out of nowhere to sweep her off her feet, Claire is sure it's a dream come true...To Duncan's surprise, Claire is sweet, sexy, and not at all what he expected. The truth is, his love-em-and-leave-em days are over, and he doesn't even care! But if Claire discovers their romance began as a bet, can their love survive-or will he lose her forever?