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A strong-willed beauty finds herself in the arms of the handsome drifter from her past, in this second book in the sizzling series set in the Old West, from USA Today Bestselling Author Beverly Jenkins

As manager of one of the finest hotels in Arizona Territory, Portia Carmichael has respect and stability--qualities sorely missing from her harsh childhood. She refuses to jeopardize that by hitching herself to the wrong man. Suitors are plentiful, but none of them has ever looked quite as tempting as the family friend who just rode into town...and none has looked at her with such intensity and heat.

Duchess. That's the nickname Kent Randolph gave Portia when she was a young girl. Now she's a stunning, intelligent woman--and Kent has learned his share of hard lessons. After drifting through the West, he's learned the value of a place to settle down, and in Portia's arms he's found that and more. But convincing her to trust him with her heart, not just her passion, will be the greatest challenge he's known--and one he intends to win...

ISBN: 9780062389022


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Feb 04, 2020

Excellently woven tapestry of fully fleshed out characters. I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

RomanceAddict Aug 06, 2019

Review excerpt: "'Breathless' is a wonderful comfort read, and exactly what I needed from the moment I started it. I love when books do that – it’s like the best kind of surprise. If you enjoy intelligent characters embarking on a very sweet and emotionally adorable romance amid a community of caring, interconnected women working together in a thousand crucial ways, you’ll like this book."

Jan 14, 2019

This is a great romance if you're interest in people of color settling the American West, or if you want to just read a nice story about two competent people falling in love. If you want a strong central plot or narrative tension, however, this book may not be the best choice.

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