(From the publisher):
Accused of murdering her employers best friend, Meagan Anne Reilly is sentenced to either hang or be indentured to the victims widower.
Josh Daniels finds it hard to believe that this woman intentionally killed his wife. Though he's uncomfortable with the court ruling, he needs someone to look after his child and keep house.
Torn between his doubts and the way he is beginning to feel about Meagan, Josh is at an impasse. Furthermore, if they fall in love (or lust), she is to be hanged and he sent to prison, his daughter Abbie sent away.
Planning to escape with her Indian half-brother, Meagan soon grows fond of the neglected Abbie and of Josh. Meagan finds life with the Daniels family satisfying.
Her accuser, Ruth Somers, has an agenda beyond making sure the Daniels family is safe from Meagan.
Original title: The Surrogate Wife
Genre: Fiction→ Romance→ Romantic-Suspense
Fiction→ Romance→ Historical→ Frontier And Western Romance
Fiction→ Romance→ Historical→ Sweet-and-savage
- Harlequin Historical no. 478.