My Heart's Treasure
Ladies' man Anton Romero is smitten with Vivian Wenorth from the very beginning. He wants nothing more than to get to know the stiff Miss Wenorth—and perhaps make her relax so she's not so uptight—until he learns she's investigating him for a crime he didn't commit.
Innocent and naïve, Pinkerton Agent Vivian is convinced that Anton is the outlaw her superiors have painted him. But her over-zealous determination puts both of them in danger and he is f****d to play the honorable rogue.
Sweeping her away to Padre Island off the coast of Spain seemed like a clever idea at the time. But how can he protect them both from his uncle's murderous games when Anton's heart falls victim to a woman as full of independence as she is desirous?
Vivian pointed the pistol at Juanito's head. Anton jerked back just as the weapon fired. The wind from the bullet whooshed through the air as it passed near his face and lodged into his uncle's head. His uncle's body jerked then stilled as his hands dropped to his side, knocking over the lantern. Breaking glass echoed in the room. As quick as li……