On Sale: November 1, 2009
Featuring: Victoria Windhaven; Brant MacQuaid
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Her bounty hunter protector
In need of a bodyguard on her mission into the Alaskan wilderness, nurse Victoria Windhaven is shocked to recognize the hired gun as none other than Brant MacQuaid—a man she had thought never to see again! Brant, now a notorious bounty hunter with a burning passion for justice, had once betrayed her.
But closely confined in the stagecoach by day, and even more closely combined under the stars by night, Victoria can’t help but dream of turning this renegade into ideal husband material….
Skagway, District of Alaska, late August 1899
That familiar and arrogant way he moved captured her attention. Wearing a tan leather vest and black shirt that barely spanned his wide shoulders, Brant MacQuaid strode down the path as though he still thought he could part the Red Sea. His granite eyes flickered at the stagecoach driver, then he turned and headed straight for her. Her heart leaped. He’d changed a great deal in the five years since Victoria Windhaven had last laid eyes on him.
He was more of a man.
I don’t care, she told herself. He was one of three men who’d deserted her at a time when she’d needed him to stay. She wouldn’t give him the satisfaction of knowing how devastated she’d been.
With her pulse rushing, Victoria shuffled beneath