Like most of the young ladies in Fort Worth, Noelle Brown was smitten by handsome, charming Andrew Paige. But when she challenged the steely-eyed gaze of his stepbrother Jared, something inside her felt a little wild, a little thrilled . . . a little afraid.
He was a big-city lawyer with a killer's stance — a desperado turned lawman, disillusioned with life and haunted by a past he couldn't escape. But this tender, green girl, with her flashfire temper and her unconventional ways, tempted and tormented him with a sweet, maddening passion.
Rivalry would pit brother against brother and scandal would rock their lives. And Noelle would have to convince a man unwilling to believe in love that only he could still the anguish in her heart — and fulfill the promise of their destiny together . . .