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by Nan Ryan
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 073943313X, Hardcover)When she was good, she was very, very good. And when she was bad, she was . . .She looks like an angel, acts like a vixen and sings like an alley cat.Marietta Stone had big dreams -- to sing opera, to be famous, to see the world. And if her rich gentleman benefactor was a tad over protective, well, it was a small price to pay. She had a glorious future ahead.But it did not include being kidnapped by Cole Heflin, who seemed to be the only man on earth she couldn't wrap around her delicate finger. He was a ruthless, conniving scoundrel who'd literally been unstrung from the gallows and paid to bring her back to the one place she'd vowed never to set foot again -- home.Cole had never met a woman he didn't like, nor one he wasn't happy to love. Until now. Sure, Marietta was a little wildcat who drove him crazy with desire, but he wouldn't give her the satisfaction of knowing it. They had a lot of miles to cross on the way back to Texas, with her benefactor's hired gunmen on their trail and a dangerous frontier ahead. But the trip home was not nearly as dangerous as the temptation naughty Marietta inspired . . .
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Powerful Maxwell Lacey saves Confederate veteran Cole Heflin from the hangman so that Cole can bring Lacey's granddaughter, Marietta, an opera singer with a wealthy protector, to see him before he dies--by force if necessary.
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