Half-native Drew Hawk is a gun-slinging gambler who figures he’ll never settle down–until he runs into the beautiful Catalina di Ferrara, a dress designer just arrived in California from Italy. Catalina, desperate to raise money for a sewing machine, takes a job at the local bordello as a housekeeper. But when she discovers she can earn more money by stringing along the handsome Mr. Hawk, he calls her bluff, engaging her in a high-stakes game where trouble is a wild card and they’re both wagering their hearts.
Welcome to my world of historical romance and high adventure!
Let me take you to a place I love, where the bold heroes have endearing flaws, the women are stronger than they look, the land is lush and untamed, and chivalry is alive and well!