ashes. He wants to hang up his gun, become a law-abiding citizen and leave his
violent past behind. But the mayor takes notice of his sharpshooting skills,
slaps a badge on his chest and puts him in charge of cleaning up this lawless
town. Starting with tracking down the notorious Velvet Grace.
Bordello owner Cora Reilly never meant to become a crusader. But after shooting
the last corrupt sheriff in self-defense, she’s spent the last few months
turning her hastily donned disguise into a local legend to defend the girls in
her town from riff-raff.
There’s no way Cora can trust the handsome new sheriff. Yet Kit’s kisses leave
her wanting to open her arms—and her bedroom—to soothe his grief. Even if it
brings him too close to the truth that could send her to the gallows.
Warning: Contains a reluctant sheriff with a keen eye for a moving target,
and a take-no-crap madam who isn’t about to let him get close. Okay, maybe just
a little bit closer. Just this once…
former bookseller and librarian, she’s always had her nose in a book.
with family, reading, cooking for her husband, and watching British TV. At home
in the South, her house overlooks a river and a farm, where most days you can
find her working to the sounds of wildlife and cattle.