Heart of the HawkeBook - 2015
Joshua Hawk made her a widow. Now, can he make her his bride? Gunfighter Joshua Hawk expects to hang, and he's made his peace with it. What he never expected was the widow of the man he killed lying to save his life. Quiet, plain Kate Dixon thought she'd never be free of her brutal husband until the night The Hawk shot first in a dark alley, only to discover the man menacing him was unarmed. Unwilling to leave town until he discovers why she lied for him, Josh finds himself drawn to the widow, who is determined to run her store without the help of any man. All too soon, plain Kate is swept up in Josh's plan to pay her back for her kindness. The infamous gunslinger is never more than a whisper away, offering a dangerous attraction for a woman who is beginning to realize The Hawk is nothing like the cold-blooded killer she'd expected. Josh, so used to being alone, has suddenly found a place, a community, and someone who calls to his soul. But he is haunted by family prophecy and a magic book which seems to write history before it happens. Gambler's Notch, according to the book, will be where he dies. He's cheated the noose, but how long can he cheat death when men looking to build their own reputation are inevitably drawn to test themselves against his gun?
Publisher: [United States] : BelleBooks : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource