He'll do what it takes to prove his love. The son of a notorious outlaw, Roan Penny yearns to make his life count . . . but heroism comes with a price. Left badly injured, only the kindness of a gentle stranger can save him. He longs to be with the captivating beauty—his savior, his Texas star, his Marley Rose McClain—but he knows he'd bring her nothing but trouble. If only he could convince his heart of that. Marley's lived a charmed life, and she's determined to spend the rest of her days at her quiet hero's side . . . but she isn't what she seems. A life-long secret threatens to destroy everything she knows—and everything she could hope to be. As dangerous men threaten to pull her back into the shadows, a desperate Roan must ride hell-bent for leather to save the other half of his heart . . . before he can lose her light for good.