Love Carves Out A Home on the MountainsideeBook - 2004
Taming the frontier is a daunting task-one that can't be burdened by the luxuries of life, including romance. When four settlers take on the chal lenging Colorado territory, they are surprised by how love springs up alongside their labors. Steven wanted a wife in name only to make him eligible for his inheritan ce. The former soldier and gambler is not husband material. What then is he to do with Megan when he takes her to his new mountain home? Em longs to leave a painful past in the East and work along friends to tame the wilderness. When she meets a former slave who is running from the law, will she have the strength to confront old fears? Lisa is penniless in a strange town and is desperate to return to the mountains. Will she make a bargain with a stranger to get herself home - even though a faceless enemy pursues him? Banjo thinks having a family is just a long-lost dream. When dubious bus inessmen threaten a widow, can she and Banjo overcome their independent pride in time to save her ranch? Love may seem like a frivolous addition to the pioneer lifestyle - but could it really be the key foundation stone upon which to build a new life?