Golden Dreams Author:Anna DeForest After her father's sudden death left her penniless, Boston-bred Kate Holden arrived in Cripple Creek anxious to start a new life, her elegant upbringing a distant memory and her dream of going to college and becoming a history professor long-forgotten. But the golden-haired Kate soon found that the Colorado mining town was no place for a young,... more » single woman to make a living. Then adesperate circumstances forced her to strike a deal with the only man who was ever able to turn her nose from a book-the dark and brooding Justin Talbott.
As skilled at passion as he was at staking a valuable claim, Justin vowed he'd taste the feisty scholar's lips-and teach her unschooled body the meaning of desire. But bitter from past betrayals, the wealthy claimholder wanted no part of her heart. He had sworn never to let another woman close enough to hurt him-until the lonely beauty awakened a romantic side he thought had dided along with his ideals. For though bedding her had its pleasures, Justin was soon to realize that onlyclaiming Kate's heart would fulfill their...GOLDEN DREAMS« less