LUCY RUSSELL travels west to make a life as a mail-order bride, but when her would-be groom skips town, a wealthy benefactor sweeps her away to Whisper Ridge Ranch where she unwittingly falls for the one man in Montana who doesn't want a wife. However, when secrets are exposed and tragedy hits home, it is in his arms she takes comfort and his kisses that give her hope for their future.
He just wanted the truth...
LUCAS DEARDON leaves Oregon in search of his estranged grandfather with the hope he'll be able to mend their broken relationship and save his family's ranch in the process, but he never imagined the journey would lead him to the one woman whose kindness and intoxicating smile could tempt him enough to marry. So, when her life is threatened, he will stop at nothing to keep her safe-even if that means making her his bride.