Sable-haird Delilah Wickley had no idea what tomorrow would bring. her beloved plntation, Shadows-in-the-Mist, had come under the auctioneer's gavel-to an arrogant Yankee gambler! He'd ridden out to survey her lands and given her a look that would melt a woman's heart-any heart but hers! Determined to win back her Louisiana home, Delilah knew she'd either have to drive the riverboat rogue away or marry him...in name only. But her schemes faltered when Grant Emerson's honeyed words caressed her and his passion-filled gaze burned into her very soul. She felt the touch of his hand on her yearning flesh, then a first searing kiss-and melted into his arms. Tomorrow she'd find a way to claim her inheritance; tonight she'd surrender to his sondrous ecstasy and thrill to her enemy's kiss...all night long!
Grant Emerson has amassed a fortune as a Mississippi riverboat gambler. Now he wanted to put his restless past behind him, buy himself a fine plantation, the settle down and live quietly, like a proper gentleman. But when he spied the distressed young minx with golden brown eyes pawning the last of her jewelry, Grant knew at once that he must possess her. First, he'd redeem her jewels, then he'd tempt her with a scorching kiss.