From the back of the book:
His life depended on her.
US Marshal Zach Corbett desperately needed a guide to help him track a convicted killer through Oregon's treacherous Cascade Mountains. But the only climber qualified to lead him...was a woman.
Randy Pierce knew that if she didn't agree to help Zach, the headstrong marshal would set out alone. Randy had already lost one man to the deadly peaks, and her greatest fear was that the mountains would claim another...