Miranda Thomas has been banished to Texas…for her own good. She knows exactly what that means. Determined to elude the prison of an arranged marriage with a stranger, Miranda prepares to battle her tyrannical uncle for control of her future. Then a steely-eyed lawman and a brazen bandit sweep into her life like forces of nature, putting her resolve to the ultimate test.
Garrett McCabe brought his brothers’ killers to justice. Now he’s ready to move on with his life. But a wily judge calls in a steep debt, and Garrett is forced to accept one last assignment, escorting the judge’s errant niece across the wilds of Texas. A simple enough task, until a mysterious highwayman decides the only treasure he wants is Miranda’s heart. Then Garrett’s old nemesis resurfaces, and Garrett has one last chance to fulfill blood-sworn vows. Will vengeance cost Garrett the only woman he’ll ever love?