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Legend says when the Flame of Aphrodite is given and received with love, it will bless two souls with everlasting passion. Legend also says the infamous diamond can bring misery, obsession and death.
SPENSER CHANNING knows nothing about the legend of the Flame but he does know when someone needs help. When he finds a woman on his ranch—battered, bruised and near death—with a fortune in diamonds hidden beneath her clothing, a bracelet bearing the name ‘REESA’, and no recollection of who she is, his natural instincts take over and he vows to protect her.
Frightened by memories she doesn’t understand, afraid she has committed a horrible crime, REESA BEAUMONT fights her growing love for Spenser but dangers greater than forgotten memories await her, dangers made of flesh and bone and an obsession for the Flame.
Accused of being a thief’s accomplice, Kathryne journeys to Crystal Springs and her sister, hoping to escape the scandal she left behind. She has a history of falling for the wrong men and vows to stay away from them, but that promise is hard to keep, especially when Chase comes to her rescue time after time.
After his newly purchased and renovated railroad is robbed four times in two months, Braeden MacAllister thinks someone may be out to ruin him financially. The morning he decides to hire Darling Security, he is almost run down in the street by an out of control wagon. Now he thinks someone may want him dead. When Braeden meets the charming Jovanna Darling, he has no idea she will be the woman who not only solves the mysteries, but changes his whole idea about love.
Callie Maxwell wants nothing more than to find the men responsible for the violence committed against her family and bring them to justice. She isn’t about to let Austin Kincaide, the by-the-book U.S. Marshal sent to solve the murders, stop her. Nor can she stop herself from falling in love with him even as she defies his orders not to interfere with his investigation. As the Angel of Justice, Callie’s alter-ego, she rides in the moonlight, daring the killers to try again. Haunted by the memory of the woman he lost not once, but twice – first to the love of another man then to a tragic mistake which led to her death – Austin in a man shackled by the self-imposed rules he uses to protect his fragile heart. Is Callie the woman with enough love in her heart to shatter Austin’s rules and let him love again?