He was a fugitive masquerading as a lawman. She was an innocent sentenced to die for a crime committed in self-defense. And once destiny brought them together, nothing could tear them apart. Not the shadows of their pasts, not the uncertainty of their future, not even the killers who were trailing them both across the harsh wilderness. For Jesse Lambert and Victoria Crandell shared a love that neither could denyand a passion that burned more brightly than the Arizona sun.