Stranded by a shattered promise on Australia's vast shores, Maggie Chamberlin vowed to shape a new Iife for herself in Sydney. Then she encountered arrogant, wealty Reeve Mckenna, a man as ruggedly splendid as the Australian wilderness. Though he thrilled Maggie's senses and held her proud, untried heart captive, Reeve could not be hers alone. For he was obsessed by a lifelong hope -- to find his beloved brother James, lost two decades before.Torn between the clash of their wills and the sweet dark rush of desire, they rose time and again to rapture. But Reeve's fierce hunger for the Yankee beauty was not yet love, and Maggie would have the pleasure of his passion and the full surrender of his heart -- or nothing at all!