Harlequin, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780373778409, 473pp.
Publication Date: January 28, 2014
Two timeless tales of romance and suspense from New York Times bestselling author Linda Howard
Michelle Cabot reluctantly returns home to Central Florida, having inherited her father's cattle ranchand the mountain of bills that go with it. But Michelle's determined to turn things around, even as she discovers she's heavily indebted to neighboring rancher John Rafferty, a man she's spent ten years trying to forget. John has his own ideas for how the spoiled princess he remembers might pay him backbut when Michelle's secrets come to light, he'll do anything to protect herincluding letting go of the past once and for all.
It's been seven years since rancher Reese Duncan's first wife left him high and dry, and he's been trying to rebuild his life ever since. What he needs is a dependable matesomeone uncomplicated with whom he can start a family and who will help out around the ranch. At first glance, city girl Madelyn Patterson seems all wrong. But Madelyn isn't after his money or his land. She wants the one thing Reese can't guaranteehis heart.