Terror rises at Dead River Ranch in this intriguing Coltons of Wyoming romance Wrangler Dylan Frick thought he knew his past?until a suspicion surfaces that he's the secret Colton heir who vanished from Dead River Ranch as a baby. Now his identity's in question, and his mother's murder is still unsolved. And he's thrown off course by the ranch's mysterious new maid, Hope Woods. The gun-wielding knockout has fear in her eyes and seems desperate to escape her own private danger. Defending Hope?and keeping her deadly secret?leaves them both open to unexpected passion. But will protecting her mean walking out of her life for good?