Granite Man - MacKenzie-Blackthorn, Bk 4 Author:Elizabeth Lowell THERE'S NO NEED FOR GLITTER, WHEN YOU FIND REAL GOLD. — A tempestuous story of passionate adventure set in the magnificent Rocky Mountains.... — Mariah MacKenzie returned to the family ranch determined to reclaim a life she's longed for... and to search for a long-lost gold mine in the land of her ancestors. Cash McQueen was a distra... more »ction she didn't need, a temptation she didn't want -- but the only man tough enough to be her guide on a bold quest for the legendary treasure.
Cash's passion for prospecting didn't run to beautiful women... anymore. Sure, Mariah looked as good as gold, but the female species had dealt Cash a cruel blow and the word trust wasn't in his vocabulary. Until temptation made him want to believe in something more precious than gold....« less
After 15 years, Mariah is reunited with her long lost brother. It is at his ranch where she also meets his best friend Cash. Cash thinks she's just another woman looking for a 'free ride' & vows to avoid falling for her contrived vulnerability.
Mariah is a 22 yr old virgin who has spent most of her sheltered life in her studies at boarding school. She is almost immediately attracted to the tall, sexy stranger. But she is as naive as she is inexperienced.
A light, sensuous love story. Enjoyable, albeit predictable. (4 Stars)