By Linda Ford
A Haven Out West
After witnessing her fiance's homicide, Jayne Gardiner won't permit herself be stuck at the unsuitable part of a gun back. yet a disastrous first lesson in self-defense has left her with a wounded cowboy. She insists on nursing the good-looking stranger again to health--whether he wishes it or not!
Getting waylaid by means of a wild shot has certainly positioned a hitch in Seth Collins's step--and plans. accountability may well name him domestic, yet Seth can't face up to lingering on Eden Valley Ranch to educate the English attractiveness to shoot. And whilst a shadowy determine from Jayne's earlier resurfaces, Seth's unexpected urge to guard her has not anything to do with duty.
Cowboys of Eden Valley: Forging a destiny in Canada's west state
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Claiming the Cowboy's Heart (Cowboys of Eden Valley) by Linda Ford