A man of honor always protects the woman he loves Cord Greer was one such man. Tessa Draper had been his brother's woman, but no matter how it broke his heart, Cord would do whatever it took to keep her safe. Even marry her in name only. Tessa was pregnant and alone, and her life–as well as Cord's–was threatened. Marriage provided them temporary security–and the ultimate temptation. As danger closed in, was it fear that drove Tessa into Cord's arms–or something more than Cord had dared to hope for? A Crookseye Canyon Story: A small town full of strong men and women–and love as everlasting as the wide Texas sky.