SHE HAD TO PROVE HERSELF.
With the death of her mother, Laura Fairchild felt that her world was closing in. Determined to find her only living relative, Laura set forth across the wilderness of central Australia to find her brother, an anthropologist doing field studies in the outback. Rugged rancher "Mac" MacDougall, who drove supplies across the desert, was the only man who could take her there, though he considered her a liability. Together they met the challenge of the harsh land around them. But could she conquer the wild passion of her heart?