Reissue edition - the Original release - January 1991
Spinster schoolteacher Eden Devlin was desperate when she convinced rancher and nester wives to withhold sex from their husbands until they agreed to end a devastating range war. But frustrated husbands held at arm's length by their wives resorted to their own desperate measures - and hired gunslinger Burke Kerrigan to seduce Miss Devlin, " 'cause if she knew what she was missin', she'd tell our wives to let us back in the bedroom!"
With the battle lines drawn between husband and wife, Burke Kerrigan has his work cut out for him. Time is of the essence as he sets out to seduce Miss Devlin. But Kerrigan quickly learns that it's not easy to hoodwink an educated woman, and the battle of sharp wits and even sharper passions that ensues results in an all -or - nothing love that takes both spinster and gunslinger by surprise.