Texas frontier detective Shiloh Mulvane captures rugged outlaw Justin McCord, who unbeknownst to Shiloh is a spy on a mission to save the fate of Texas from a corrupt politician, to impress her employer, but the tables turn when Justin holds her hostage, forcing her into a marriage of convenience.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs sweeps readers into a captivating tale of the American West, where a bold spy falls in love with the very woman sworn to bring him to justice . . .
All her life, beautiful Shiloh Mulvane has wanted to follow in her father’s revered footsteps as one of the Texas frontier’s greatest detectives. Now, she finally has her chance—by bringing sexy outlaw Justin McCord to her employer, a powerful judge who wants him to marry the daughter he allegedly compromised. But Justin has other ideas. . . .The secret spy has a mission to complete, and he knows what will happen in Houston: he’ll be forced into a sham marriage that will destroy the dream of Texas independence he’s fought for, unless . . . he’s already married.
In one bold moment, the tables turn, and Shiloh finds herself the captive of a new husband she cannot trust—or completely resist. Soon both are vulnerable to a passion as wild and unforgiving as the land they love, even as they’re pursued by those who would stop at nothing to destroy everything they hold dear . . .