As heir to a title and great
wealth, Will Masterson should have stayed home and tended
his responsibilities. Instead he went to war. Now, after
perilous years fighting the French, he intends his current
mission to be his last. But all his plans are forgotten when
he arrives in the small mountain stronghold of San Gabriel
and meets her.
Knowing herself to be too tall,
strong, and unconventional to appeal to a man, Athena
Markham has always gloried in her independence. But for the
first time in her life, she finds a man who might be her
Two of a kind, too brave for their own good,
Athena and Will vow to do whatever it takes to vanquish San
Gabriel's enemies. For neither will back down from death,
and only together can they find happiness and a love deeper
than any they'd dared imagine. . .