The young woman gasped at teh sight of Clay Ross at the Mayor's ball in Sierra City. But luckily for her, he failed to recognize the stunning raven haired beauty as the hell cat who had stolen his prized stallion. She had asumed the identity of a recetnly deceased widow named Joanna Preston...and had purchased an intereste in the local hotel with the moneyshe found in Clay Ross's saddlebag.
Joanna was furious when the arrogant Clay Ross bought the remaining half of the hotel. Yet she carefully guarded her secret, and vehemently resisted the amourous advances of her handsome partner.
but the "widow Preston' was forced into a daring adventure with Clay Ross that turned smoldering hostility into flaming desire. And fueled by jealousy, deception, and danger, their long denied passions finally exploded in the unyielding fury of a love that knew no bounds.