When Antonia Austen became a widow at the turn of the century, she wasn't sure if she could maintain her small farm…or bear her loneliness. Sheriff Wesley Scope came to town expecting the local women to be as dry and lifeless as some of the local crops.
But both couldn’t deny the carnal lust they shared amid the glances of the townsfolk of this dusty rural town. Despite their feverish desire, a misspoken name threatens to keeps them apart. Can Antonia survive the upcoming winter without Wesley's help…or his grip? <