Hardworking single mother Nadine Warne understood love and loss--she'd lost everything that youthful summer she invested her heart in a rich boy's dream .
Scorning the gossip about Gold Creek girls who succumbed to handsome Hayden Garreth IV, Nadine had discovered too late that more than misty Whitefire Lake separated her kind from Hayden's -- that only dollars bought dreams.
Now she knew her proper place: housekeeper in the empty Monroe mansion. Until the local legend returned, shaking the town with his ruthless power . . . and churning up the darkly troubled waters still separating him from Nadine.
MAVERICKS: Be they bad, rugged or rich, these men just won't be tamed!