As a child, Mitch Garrett was excluded frm respectable socity. His father was the town drunkard, his mother was an Apache, and his only friend was Alisha Faraday, the sweet, innocent daughter of the preacher.
But as adults, their secret affection turned into a powerful love that neither could deny. And when the forces of prejudice and anger drove Mitch from his hometown, neither forgot the joy and desire they'd once shared in each other's arms.
Now Mitch is back—to put to rest memories that have haunted him for years. What he finds instead is a love for Alisha that has never died—a love he is willing to fight anything and anyone to keep, even as the shocking secrets of their shared past threaten to tear them apart once again... [from back cover]