New York Times bestselling author Jodi Thomas “continues to demonstrate why she is one of the finest western romance writers today” (Historical Romance Reviews) in this captivating novel in the Wife Lottery series.
Captain Walker Larson received the shock of his life when a beautiful stranger boldly walked into his office—claiming to be his wife. His father may have bought Lacy Larson for him in a “Wife Lottery,” but Walker had no desire for a bride—even one as captivating as the one standing before him. So he promptly sent Lacy back to Cedar Point.
Three years later, Lacy is shocked when Walker shows up on her doorstep—ordered by the military to protect his wife from a killer. Lacy wants nothing to do with the gruff soldier who once drove her away. But despite their different lifestyles and expectations, she finds herself wondering if their marriage was a far better gamble than either of them had imagined…and what it would feel like to be in his arms…
New York Times bestselling author Jodi Thomas is a fifth-generation Texan who sets many of her stories in her home state, where her grandmother was born in a covered wagon. She is a certified marriage and family counselor, a Texas… More about Jodi Thomas
“[A] tale with more than enough fast-paced adventure to satisfy suspense buffs. But, as always, it is Thomas’s slower-paced handling of the romantic dynamics between her emotionally warm but wounded characters that is the novel’s strength.”—Publishers Weekly
“[An] action-packed, heartfelt story…Strong characters, pulse-pounding action, and sizzling sexual tension are all here in great degrees.”—Historical Romance Reviews
“An exciting story of waiting out the bad guys and discovering love in the process…Excellent.”—The Best Reviews
More Praise for Jodi Thomas
“Jodi draws the reader into her stories from the first page…She’s one of my favorites.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber
“Jodi Thomas is a masterful storyteller. She grabs your attention on the first page, captures your heart, and then makes you sad when it’s time to bid her wonderful characters farewell. You can count on Jodi Thomas to give you a satisfying and memorable read.”—New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson
“Her stories are engaging, genuine, and difficult to put down.”—The Romance Reader