Twin of Fire Author:Jude Deveraux Blair Chandler's smoldering sensuality is enough to render most men helpless. And to Blair's male colleagues in medical school, her beauty is further proof that her place is in a man's home, not in a man's world. Blair is undaunted - in 1892 any woman who dared to become a doctor had to surpass the other students just to be considered an equal... more ».
With a hard-won internship to look forward to, and her fiance Alan's promise to join her soon, Blair returns to her hometown for the wedding of her twin sister Houston to Dr. Lee Westfield. Blair finds that Chandler, Colorado, hasn't changed much in her absence. The townspeople mock her training. She can't wait for the wedding to be over so she can go East, where she belongs.
Who would have thought that Houston, for her own reason, could still talk Blair into playing their favorite game - to switch places and fool everyone? Who could have known that on the night of their switch, Lee would insist on making love to his finacee, threatening to call off the wedding if she refused? Afterward, even while Blair consoles herself by thinking she surrendered to Lee for Houston's sake, she knows that no man will ever fill her with that kind of longing again.
Even as Alan arrives, anxious to announce his engagement to Blair - even as her own sister treats her with icy scorn, Blair seeks the one man who will allow her to be all that she can be - a brilliant doctor, a passionate lover and a woman.« less