Could a sudden love just as suddenly die? Leah was reluctant to leave the mountain site where their plane had crashed. The hostile desert was not encouraging. “We could die out here,” she argued.
But Reilly was part Indian. Strong and resourceful, he was confident they could survive the primitive conditions with relatively little hardship. Was this his attraction? His confidence and capability, coupled with the intimacy of their situation? Would their eventual return to civilization, as he predicted, sever the special bond between them? Janet Dailey, who passed away in 2013, was born Janet Haradon in 1944 in Storm Lake, Iowa. She attended secretarial school in Omaha, Nebraska, before meeting her husband, Bill. The two worked together in construction and land development until they “retired” to travel throughout the United States, inspiring Janet to write the Americana series of romances, setting a novel in every state of the Union. In 1974, Janet Dailey was the first American author to write for Harlequin. Her first novel was No Quarter Asked. She has gone on to write approximately ninety novels, twenty-one of which have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list. She won many awards and accolades for her work, appearing widely on radio and television. Today, there are over three hundred million Janet Dailey books in print in nineteen different languages, making her one of the most popular novelists in the world. For more information about Janet Dailey, visit www.janetdailey.com.