How could your brother be so stupid! But all the ranting
and railing could not change the matter and deep down Carla
Reece knew it.
Danny was her only relative and Carla truly loved her good
looking and easygoing brother, yet for him to have lost
half their family's ranch in a drunken card game was still
too hard to take. Even harder to take was the tall and
ruggedly handsome stranger who came to run diViere's new
half of the range and blinded everyone he met with his
blinding smile and charming ways.
In addition to his striking good looks, Ivan is a man of
many talent, a trained engineer, as well as having been
one of the valiant Night Riders with the Confederacy.
After the war, he had picked up knowledge of ranching and
some American ways by working for his old Commander Cade
All of his fellow night riders that were still alive had
been badly burned by the treachery and treason of Laveau
diViere and Ivan would have been more happy to never have
anything to do with evil diViere again; however, his offer
of letting Ivan manage his half of the ranch and then own
it gave Ivan his ticket back to Poland and once there, Ivan
Nikolai Augustus Stanislas could reclaim his title of
Prince of Poniaiowski.
With his focus on his goal, Ivan never realized that he
would lose his heart to the spirited and independent
Carla? What could he do? It would be so unfair to her.
Then, when Riley and his gang Came to stay on the ranch,
Ivan knew something was wrong, but how could he prove it?
What new treachery was diViere up to now?
Leigh Greenwood, a renowned writer of western romances and
USA Bestselling author, has written another powerful, yet
poignant saga in his Night Rider series. Longtime and
new fans are sure to enjoy this exciting tale with its fast
changing action and high emotions. Lots of laughs are in
store as Greenwood brings to life the various people
living in the small Texas border town of Overlin in 1870
and humour abounds as Ivan comes to term with American
colloquialisms. So, saddle up and read on!
Ivan Nikolai, a Polish prince whose family lost their
estates, came to America to seek his fortune but ended up
serving in the cavalry during the Civil War. Unexpectedly,
he is given the opportunity to earn enough money working on
a cattle ranch in Texas to return to Poland and assume his
Carla Reece is furious at her brother for losing half the
family ranch in a card game. Everyone knows Laveau diViere
got her brother drunk and cheated. She has no intention of
allowing diViere or anyone sent in his place to set foot on
her ranch, but what can she do when Ivan camps out by her
creek? He's big, blond, full of charm, has a smile that
makes her weak in the knees, and is about as movable as a
mountain... How can she stick to her guns when everyone,
including herself, thinks he's perfect husband material?