He'd returned to Napa Valley strictly to help run the family winerynot be distracted by a beauty on the staff. CEO Joe Carlino had made the mistake of indulging in an office romance once before, and everything about Ali Pendrake practically screamed "make me your woman!" Frustrated that her boss was judging her solely by her looks, Ali committed to a total reverse makeover. Ironically, when she transformed from glittery Cinderella to mousey plain Jane, she really caught the wealthy bachelor's eye. Yet as they moved from boardroom to bedroom, she wondered if Joe would ever see-or love-the real Ali.
by Charlene Sands
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