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Armed with her six-shooter, Ava De La Vega dips the pen into the inkwell and etches her name on the Esmerelda County tax record book. A formidable force, that’s what her peers have called her. The woman in a man’s world, what did she know of mining ore, silver, and copper? Plenty. And it’s this knowledge that makes her of the richest miners in Nevada in 1903.
Of course, it also makes her a target.
Traveling back and forth from Tonopah, Nevada and San Francisco, Ava spends her life digging up precious metals from the depths of mine shafts then blowing her money on the finer things in life. A woman who blazes the trail from the dirt and grime to the fanciest hotel rooms, the finest wines, the most decadent meals, and the company of attractive young men.
Unfortunately, for Ava, she doesn’t see Craig Harrison coming.
A miner from the snowy Klondike, Craig has traveled from the from the harsh Canadian mountains down to city streets of San Francisco. Not looking for work, he’s happy with the comfortable life away from the deep mines, the dirt, and the ever sought-after gold.
Unfortunately, for Craig, he doesn’t see Ava coming.
Bound together by their growing passion and love, they must face Ava’s past and the claim jumpers that come with it, intent on taking everything she has, including her life, along the way.
Two lives. Two stories. One fateful afternoon the family secrets are uncovered from the hidden depths in the yesterdays of the past.
Pregnant and a newly-wed, Maggie Wilson-Grey only thought about her husband shipping off to Vietnam—a war from which he doesn’t return. Heartbroken, the widow flees with only a few possessions and her late husbands death benefit money.
Young and alone, Maggie falls pray to a world of drugs and alcohol, drowning her loneliness in men she doesn’t know. After hitting rock bottom, she packs up her car once more and finds herself in a tiny town in Maine, where she meets Helen, the owner of the 1308 Brook House Inn.
With the help of Helen, a new job, and the affections of a caring, loving gentleman named Charlie, Maggie tries to piece her life back together as the new owner of the beloved Inn. Will her effort be enough to make up for hiding the deep secrets of her past from her new husband and daughter?
Thirty years later, Rachel Grey-Levine isn’t like her mother, Margaret, and has no desire to be. One of the brightest, upcoming editors for Gilmore Publishing Group in New York, Rachel’s ambitions don’t include cooking, baking, or raising children.
After discovering her husband in bed with another woman, Rachel doesn’t think life can get any worse, or at least she doesn’t until her father, Charlie, calls with the news that her mother has passed away and left Rachel as the owner of her dilapidated B & B.
Just retired from the Navy, Luke Dawson wants nothing more than a quiet, lad back town after his years of hard service. Instead, he finds himself in the middle of renovating 1308 Brook House Inn. If the backbreaking work wasn’t hard enough, he also finds himself having to ignore his growing attraction for Rachel and her troubles, like, a mysterious, older man named Harvey, who not only doesn’t seem to want to check out, but is far too interested in the young Inn owner for Luke’s liking.