THe story takes place out west...where a beautiful (aren't they all) young woman tries to make her way as a Private Detective.
this lady is smart and quick. the man following her is amazed at her intelligence and determination...to break a man out of prison. Now he wants to protect her at all costs.
Margaret Ann Malone is shocked by her step-fathers suggestion that she break his unjustly accused son out of Yuma Prison. Though Maggie is a detective, and a darn good one, no one has ever asked her to work on the wrong side of the law. But if she can free Ben Carver and prove him innocent, then she would be doing the right thing.
Hawk Reynolds is out to get the men who killed his family; a gang of bank robbers, including Ben Carver, when he learns that someone has been hired to break Ben out of prison. Determined to stop this travesty, Hawk follows Maggie, waiting and watching, planning how to seduce the little lady and recapture Ben.
With the first half of her mission a success and Ben on his way to safety, Maggie sets about investigating the robbery and proving Bens innocence when she meets the handsome Hawk. Their mutual attraction and interests fling them together, and when the opportunity presents itself, they marry as part of their work. Hawk wonders just what Maggie will say when she finds out what he wants with Ben.
Their investigation proves exciting as they track down the other members of the gang, only to find themselves walking into peril.
Feisty Maggie Malone is determined to be a detective and agrees to her stepfather's request to help his son escape the hangman's noose in the Yuma Prison. Together with an ex-Texas Ranger and half-blood Cheyenne they ride into crossfires of lies, double dealings and searing betrayal as they search for answers.