A LADY IN DANGER
From the moment Philadelphia-born Verena Howard first laid eyes on the smooth-talking gambler, she knew he was trouble. He was everything her mother had ever warned her about -- a darkly handsome man with something to hide. But as she embarked on a journey across the untamed Texas frontier, fighting off amorous ruffians and sinister strangers, he came to her rescue by pretending to be her husband and proving himself as handy with his gun as he was with a deck of cards.
A MAN ON THE RUN
To Matthew Morgan, the pretty Verena looked alone and decidedly vulnerable when he first saw her, making her the perfect cover for his flight from the hangman. But once he persuaded the independent-minded beauty that she needed his company, everything went wildly awry, and he was in the game of his life, risking everything -- and discovering the greatest trick of all just might be keeping his own heart...