The dollhouse collection was spectacular, antique dealer Victoria Blair admitted -- worth every mile of her trip from San Francisco to Sunshine, New Mexico -- but she never expected the hostile reception rancher Sage Lawson gave her. Suspicious of her sudden appearance at his grandmother's request, Sage decided this city girl was just like the ex-wife who'd abandoned him and their young son for the bright lights. But Victoria breathed a fresh vitality into the sleepy little town -- and Sage was hopelessly seduced by her warmth and sweet energy. Victoria, who'd grown up all alone, adored her new surroundings and blossomed in the heat of Sage's passionate caresses. Could life at the Lazy L restore the childhood dreams she'd put away forever -- dreams of belonging, of being loved by a man who'd never let her go?