IT WAS A MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE.
But convenient for whom? Jude Langston had practically kidnapped Bess and brought her to his San Antonio ranch. It wasn't that he'd wanted her so desperately -- his cool green eyes were firmly fixed on the shares of his company she'd inherited. Bess always had thought of Jude as the Rawhide Man -- lean, hard, and rough to the touch. But now she discovered he could also be unexpectedly gentle, and it devastated her. It turned out that Jude had captured her heart, but how could she stay in a marriage that was so much less than a marriage could be?