DENVER! Braving the Rockies and the untamed wilderness, they came to the wild frontier town and watched it explode into a city of fabulous instant wealth. Some were desperate men and women fleeing the mounting turbulence in the East, others were adventurers, forsaking the played-out dreams of the California gold fields. they were lured by the most powerful promise of all--bonanza!
AS THE GUNS OF CIVIL WAR RUMBLE, A FLEDGLING NATION STANDS ON THE BRINK OF DISASTER, GEN. LEE BLAKE STAKES HIS LIFE ON THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE OF HIS CAREER--COLORADO, A RAW, AWESOME LAND WITH VAST, NEW-FOUND WEALTH MUST REMAIN PART OF THE UNION. AIDING HIM IN HIS MISSION IS LUKE BRANDON, A MINERAL EXPERT MASQUERADING AS A BANKER, WHOSE YOUNG WIFE YEARNS FOR RICHES OF HER OWN. AND CATHY BLAKE, WHO IS THREATENED BY A VOLUPTUOUS RIVAL OF HER HUSBAND'S HEART, IS FORCED TO SUMMON ALL THE FIRE IN HER BLOOD TO FIGHT FOR HER MAN.