UNDER A CRUEL DESERT SUN...book cover blurb:
On the searing sands of New Mexico's wild, unforgiving territory, they met again. Once before, they had faced certain death together. Then, with reckless trust, she'd given herself to a final moment of happiness in the arms of a tender stranger. But fate had spared--and parted--them, sending her east to a new life in New York...driving him west to the frontier.
He'd never forget the night he'd spent with the flame-haired,
silken-skinned temptress. And now, as he guided the exquisite
Elizabeth Curtin and her party through the remorseless desert in
search of her missing husband and a legendary treasure, she was at his mercy, no longer a mere memory but a willful prize he
would risk his life to win even as he swore he would never love her...