The most wanted desperado in Texas and the young woman he must betray to save his own life are unlikely lovers in this passionate, fast-paced historical romance by award-winning author Patricia Potter His enemies call him Diablo, but once he was a captain in the Confederate army. Kane O'Brien is now a condemned convict facing death. His only hope of survival is to become a spy for the Yankees, who need him to infiltrate and destroy a notorious outlaw hideout. But in the Sanctuary, he meets a spirited beauty who makes him think twice about his mission. Nicky Thompson wants only to escape the Sanctuary, the place that was once a haven for her and her brother, and never look back-until the deadly outlaw Diablo seeks refuge there. The sensual, scarred stranger awakens powerful yearnings in her that threaten her independent spirit. As desire ignites into a dangerous passion, Nicky begins a perilous journey during which she must entrust her life to an irresistible man whose terrible secret may doom them both.
by Patricia Potter
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