Wyoming Territory Was No Place for a Lady . . .
. . . but Mara Was All Woman
Leaving her finishing school behind, Mara Shannon McCall returned to the lawless country of her birth, determined to reclaim the ranch that was her father's legacy. With a derringer in her pocket and her heart beating wildly in her breast, she rode toward the home she barely remembered -- only to find a wounded man across the rugged trail.
He was beaten and bloody, but Pack Gallagher was unmistakably a fighter -- a handsome Irish brawler with shoulders a yard wide, hands as hard as steel and midnight-blue eyes as proud and passionate as Mara's own. With a shuddering wave of desire she knew he was a champion who could fight by her side against the outlaws on her land and a soul mate who could share her deepest secrets. Here was an exciting, defiant lover who could hold her forever -- or the one man who could crush her dreams and break her heart . . .