By Lorraine Heath
He was once the inaccurate guy for the task in each approach yet one . . . Grayson Rhodes, the illegitimate son of a duke, heads to the USA to end up his worthy and earn his fortune. yet post-Civil struggle Texas turns out extra like hell than a land of chance, specially while he unearths himself operating the cotton fields of no-nonsense Abbie Westland. Abbie, along with her fiery selection, is wildly diverse from the delicate beauties Grayson knew at domestic . . . yet there's a gentle craving he can see slightly below her tricky external. Abbie works her arms to the bone day-in and day-out, and she or he wishes assistance from a couple of reliable farmhands. notwithstanding skeptical of the polished Englishman whilst he arrives, she quickly discovers a guy with a get to the bottom of to be successful that fits her personal. because the lengthy, sizzling days flip to heated, passionate nights, they dare to dream of a destiny together.
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THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS HAS CATALOGED THE HARDCOVER EDITION AS FOLLOWS: Sallis, James, 1944- Cripple Creek : a novel / by James Sallis. p. cm. eISBN: 978-0-80271-845-7 1. Ex-police officers—Fiction. 2. Tennessee—Fiction. I. Title. com 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 Typeset by Westchester Book Group Printed in the United States of America by Quebecor World Fairfield To my brother John and beloved sister Jerry— in memory of our search for food somewhere near where Turner lives The blood was a-running And I was running too.
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