Her family called her Misty, this impoverished, barefoot girl of the back woods. And she was the loveliest young woman Drake Dalton had ever seen. To Misty, the handsomely dressed man on the fine stallion was like a hero out of a story, too grand to be real, yet here he was, smiling down at her! An elegant English lord was as foreign to her life in the harsh wilderness as frontier Arkansas was to Drake's magnificent ancestral estate across the sea. Yet from their very first meeting, Misty and Drake felt a kinship that defied the differences between them.
Both felt the pain of their unhappy pasts, but the desire that flamed so hotly between them consumed all but their burning need to be together. Were they sharing a thrilling dream of passion that would vanish like the mist...or could a woman and a man with everything to lose discover the sweet, seductive power of a lasting love?