No longer a starry-eyed child...For years Sharon Powell had idolized Ridge Halliday, the arrogant rancher whose western Colorado spread adjoined her family's. Ridge had always indulged her wide-eyed adoration, yet Sharon realized that he saw her only as an amusing child and fought hard to overcome her infatuation. Now, no longer an impressionable teenager, she was immune to his lazy sensuality and meaningless love games. Or so she thought. Had she conquered an adolescent crush only to have it replaced with the heated passion of a full-blooded woman?