One night, one kiss would change their lives forever . . .
It was Independence Day, 1894, when the widow Rachel McKenna decided, "I will not wear black tomorrow." Her husband, the sheriff of Last Chance, Montana, had been dead for a year. And now, sitting near the dance floor, listening to the music, she was ready to start living again . . .
It was then and there that Lane Cassidy walked boldly toward her and asked, "May I have this dance?" Rachel knew town gossips would be shocked. Lane was a legendary gunfighter. To dance with him was unthinkable, scandalous. And it was exactly what Rachel decided to do . . .