Silken Promises Author:Lisa Bingham Fiona McFee had been just a girl when she first saw Jacob Grey - almost all of Jacob Gray - naked and tied up in a field of foxtails. Naturally, as an Irish con man's daughter, she refused to release the young deputy - while he sunburned his backside and swore never to forget her. He never did, though the little minx in the field didn't resemble... more » the sensual, topaz-eyed hellion he tracked to Chicago years later. Jacob has an offer that could change her life - a full pardon for both her and her father if she posed as a wealthy British widow and played poker like an ace on a tourist train heading West.
His plan was to catch a counterfeiter; Fiona's scheme was to outfit herself in beautiful clothes, win her father's freedom...and outwit Jacob Grey. She didn't count on the wild card that sent her reeling - an instant attraction to the very large, very strong lawman who carried a very big gun. But th game she was entering was deadly, and before she or Jacob realized how high the stakes had soared, they were deeply in jeopardy..in danger of losing their hearts and their dreams in a battle for their lives.« less
1870's America. Jacob Grey, a US Marshall, is trying to catch a counterfeiter and stumbles across Fiona McFee, "an Irish Rose." They have to work together on a train to outwit harsher villains that Ms. McFee.