By Yvonne Harris
Texas Ranger Jake Nelson patrols the U.S.-Mexico border, retaining the settlers from farm animals rustlers, outlaws, and bandits. Sparks fly whilst Manuel Diego stirs up a insurrection opposed to the govt, which ends up in the homicide of a newspaperman, who's the son of a U.S. senator, and the abduction of his sister, Elizabeth Madison, a journalist within the making.
With Elizabeth's picture in hand--a dark-haired good looks with smiling eyes--Jake rides over the border to discover her. After the Rangers defeat the marauders and rescue Elizabeth, Jake is stunned to benefit she's no longer the spoiled daughter of a senator that he was once looking forward to. in reality, he reveals himself taken by means of her. and he or she by means of him.
But the Mexicans won't quit that simply, as Elizabeth turns into the objective of an all-out hunt. Leaving Elizabeth again at fortress Williams, Jake and his males trigger back, this time to move after Diego himself--to understand him and his renegades and convey all of them to justice.
Meanwhile, Jake understands what's began among him and Elizabeth is indisputable. Amid all of the turmoil, Jake ultimately admits how a lot he loves her. She tells him an identical. previously, they've lived in numerous worlds, but it truly is these modifications that drew them jointly.
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