Minerva Dobbs knows how to work the odds.
Calvin Morrisey always plays to win.
But when they face off, neither one is prepared.
Because when real life meets true love, all bets are
off. . . .
Minerva Dobbs knows that happily-ever-after is a fairy
tale, especially with a man who asked her to dinner to win
a bet, even if he is gorgeous and successful Calvin
Morrisey. Cal knows commitment is impossible, especially
with a woman as cranky as Min Dobbs, even if she does wear
great shoes and keep him on his toes. When they say good-
bye at the end of their evening, they cut their losses and
agree never to see each other again.
But fate has other plans, and it's not long before Min and
Cal meet again. Soon they're dealing with a jealous ex-
boyfriend, Krispy Kreme doughnuts, a determined
psychologist, chaos theory, a freakishly intelligent cat,
Chicken Marsala, and more risky propositions than either
of them ever dreamed of. Including the biggest gamble of
This is New York Times and USA Today bestselling author
Jennifer Crusie's novel about long shots, risk management,
true love, and great shoes. .