Who ever said being nice would get you to the topCertainly not Alexandra Miles. She isn't nice, but she's more than skilled at playing the part. She floats through the halls of Spencer High, effortlessly orchestrating the actions of everyone around her, making people bend to her whim without even noticing they're doing it. She's a first-class manipulator, yet everyone adores her. She is the queen of Spencer High-and it's time to make it official.Alexandra has a goal, you see-Homecoming Queen. It's not just for the sake of rah, rah, high school. Her ambitions are far grander, and Homecoming is just the first step to achieving them. So when peppy, popular Erin Hewett moves to town and seems to have a real shot at the crown, Alexandra has to take action.With the help of her trusted friend Sam, she devises her most devious plot yet. She'll introduce a third competitor into the mix . . . one who no one saw coming, one whose meteoric rise-and devastating fall-will destroy Erin's chances once and for all.Alexandra can run a scheme like this in her sleep. What could possibly go wrongI have a Homecoming race to win. And in the fight between Erin Hewett and me, I must-I will-prevail. Ivy has a part to play, and if she does it perfectly, I'll find a way to reward her later.After I get my crown.