She's willing to bet the ranch that he can't resist temptation… Up-by-her-bootstraps Brandee Lawson fought hard to establish Hope Springs Ranch. But a mysterious blackmailer threatens to expose her secret to real estate developer Shane Delgado. She could lose everything, and she can't let sexy Shane short-circuit her survival instinct! Sure, Shane wants her land, but he can't help wanting Brandee, as well. When she offers Royal's most notorious bachelor a winner-takes-all wager in a bid to keep the ranch, it's the ultimate test. Can he resist her charms—and should he even bother to try when something much deeper than sexiness surfaces between them?