mail order man Author:martha hix A steamy romance of deception and desire as two lovers discover that an arranged marriage can sizzle with more heat than a Texas night. She was a pampered Mississippi belle who had never known a single day of hardship in all her twenty-three years. But now Skylla St. Clair was desperate. Why else would she have advertised in the newspaper for... more » a husband? And here he was galloping onto her newly inheirited Texas ranch--a handsome sweet talking rougue she couldn't trust--or resist.
The ex-Rebel soldier and con-man took pride in his decieving art. Now in the booming post war west, Braxton Hale intended to make the biggest killing of all. He would play the groom the lovely lady wanted...right before the stole her land and hightailed it to the richer horizons of California. But that was before Braxton held the sweet sensuous Skylla in his arms--and discovered a woman he wanted more than he wanted gold.« less