2nd book in The Burnett Brides series.
In a rugged Texas frontier town, a crafty widow sets out to find wives for her unruly brood of handsome sons.
Dazed and grieving the death of his best friend, Tanner Burnett walked away from the Battle of Atlanta. Now a deserter, he lives the desperate life of an outlawuntil the day he rescues Elizabeth Anderson from stagecoach bandits. Caring for the injured beauty in a desolate San Antonio, Tanner is unprepared for the rush of emotions Beth inspires in him, or for the tender way she heals his wounded heart. But thanks to an elaborate scheme hatched by Eugenia Burnett, the wily mother Tanner hasn't seen in years, Beth is bound for his hometown of Forth Worth, Texasand promised in marriage to his youngest brother, Tucker!