The Wayward Heart Author:Jill Gregory She was raised in the East as a lady, but when her father is murdered, Bryony Hill decides to travel to the untamed, the unfamiliar Arizona Territory to run her father's ranch. — Ambushed en route, brutally treated by a gang of men eager to quench their lust, Bryony--exquisite, genteel, and totally alone--is rescued by an aloof, arrogant stranger... more » known only as "Texas." He is a stranger who awakens in her with one kiss a hunger that frightens her even as it thrills her.
Only after Texas has confessed the truth does she realize it is too late: The man who killed her father is the man she loves. . .the only man she could ever love. And for them both, it is a love that must be denied.
But it cannot be. For Texas Jim Logan and Bryony Hill have met their match in each other: wills indomitable and proud; passions fiery and demanding. And a love as strong and splendid as the land they call home.