Fever - The McCalls Author:Elizabeth Lowell Lisa Johansen, world traveler, had tasted the exotic and seen the extraordinary. But when a rancher called Rye came into her life, he ignited a feverish desire foreign to her mind, her body, her soul... Rye was certain Lisa was like the gold-digging women in his past. He'd been burned before, and he vowed he would make no more mistakes. Still, h... more »e found it hard to resist her. Before he knew it, he'd gotten dangerously close to the flame. But it was too late - he was addicted to the fire.« less
This is the 1st of two books on the McCalls. The 2nd is Dark Fire. The senior McCall wishes to ensure a dynasty so he causes much trouble by arranging women most of whom are interested in his money) to show up around Rye. He meets Lisa who is testing grass seed in McCalls Meadow and falls in lust with her. She does not know who he is and falls in love with him and they begin a steamy affair. When he finally realizes he loves her too he has told so many lies he doesn't know if their love can be saved.