This Calder Sky Author:Janet Dailey Neither Maggie O'Rourke nor Chase Calder ever expected to fall in love with each other. Chase, at 22, was heir to a Montana ranch larger than the whole state of Rhode Island. And Magge, the 15-year-old daughter of a ne'er-do-well neighbor, was a slender spitfire, determined to get an education and become the lady her dead mother wanted her to be... more ».
Chase and Maggie first confront eachother in a quarrel at a roundup; then they meet in an ice-cold river, with Chase determined to teach her a thing or two. And then, by the river bank, they fall in love. But theirs cannot be a simple courtship. Maggie's father begins to rustle Calder cattle and meets Calder justice. Maggie leaves the family ranch and goes to California to start a new life - a life in which she can forget Chase. But she is carrying his child; and when life has taken her far from Chase, it is the child, Ty, who will search for his father and so lead her back to Montana and the man she once loved.
With a heroine as vital and resilient as the Montana land that forms her, and a hero who embodies the pride of the West, this is a special romance - one you will not get.« less