Could she trade sex for financial security?
Why was Roxanne's father encouraging his business competitor's attraction for her? She saw no need to pander to the businessman's ego. Sebastian Blair's electronics firm was the largest in New Zealand, but her father's company surely was second?

But it wasn't. It was near bankruptcy, and only a merger with Sebastian's company would save Roxanne's family from ruin. "He likes you—be nice to him," her father had pleaded.

Roxanne shuddered, wondering just what the sensuously handsome Sebastian's idea of "nice" was... and then he proposed marriage!