Texas Ranger Clayton Black had never seen a lady lawyer before, much less one like Irene Hardisson. In fact, it had been over a year since he'd caught the scent of anything sweeter than gunpowder.
Irene and Clayton discovered they had more in common than they thought. What started as a mission for justice was quickly turning into a mission of the heart
The Borrowed Bride by Elizabeth Lane
Hannah Gustavson wrote to her childhood sweetheart, the father of her baby, pleading for his return from the gold fields. But with no response, she was forced to marry another man her lover's brother, Judd Seavers.
Judd could make any woman's heart race. Hannah was no exception, and she was awed by the ex–soldier who gave her his name. A forbidden love grew between them, but a shadow loomed. Would the baby's father come home? And if he did, would Judd return his borrowed bride?