The press labeled coed Maggie Connelly young, reckless, impulsive. Actually, she was a woman in love. With Lucas Starwind. But the hardened Cherokee P.I. hid his battered heart behind a macho bravado. Maggie horned in on his case--and his life--and boldly promised: I'll heal your heart, then you'll have to marry me. Luke didn't believe in love, but he knew desire. Maggie Connelly--almost half his age--dared him to feel, to want, to hope. But Luke had to resist her, for if he took her in his arms, he feared he'd never let her go….