She's loved him for as long as she can remember.
But can she trust her heart to a man haunted by constant danger?
Shiloh, Oregon, April 1887
Victoria Snyder, adopted when she was only days old, pastes on a smile for her mama's wedding day, but inside she's all atremble. Lawman Rocky Jordan is back home. And this time he's got a bullet hole in his shoulder and enough audacity to come calling. Since tragedy seems to strike those she cares for with uncanny frequency, she wants nothing to do with a man who could be killed in the line of duty like her father.
But when an orphan-train arrives at the Salem depot, Victoria is irresistibly drawn toward the three remaining “unlovable” children…and stunned by a proposal that will change all of their lives forever.
Can she risk her heart, and her future happiness, on someone she might lose at a moment's notice?
Two stubborn hearts. A most unusual proposal. Persevering love.
Step into a day when outlaws ran free, the land was wild, and guns blazed at the drop of a hat.
©2012 Lynnette Bonner (P)2014 Lynnette Bonner
On the mark of how different women think from men. She so reminded me of myself 20 years ago. But with time and prayers come wisdom.
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