Alison Springer had a lot of problems
Top priorities at the moment were a decaying water supply system and trying to avoid the local sheriff, who took more than a passing interest in her activities.
Stedman Colson solved one problem when he moved on to the ranch next door and unexpectedly paid for new piping. The other grew and grew.
Steady was a lawyer, had friends in high places and was very attractive. Alison just knew she had to avoid him, too. The man might have been coming on strong - but she couldn't afford to fall for a spy....