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Casey Straton at 18 years of age wants to take over her grandfather's ranch. Her father does not believe she can manage the running of the ranch. They quarrel and she leaves her home to prove to her father that she can live in a man's world. She wears men's clothing and it is believed that she is a young man named Kid. She does not disabuse this belief and in no time due to her tracking skills and skill with a pistol she becomes a bounty hunter in high demand.
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Damien Rutledge III has left the comforts of New York City to find the murderer of his father. His stagecoach is held up. He is left for dead and when he regains consciousness he takes off on foot and comes into Casey's camp. He hires her to track the man he is after for 10K. She feels she needs that much to prove to her father that she can make it in a man's world.

Their journey takes them all over Texas and finally to a small town where target has settled. They find that he has several outlaws in his pocket. He is set on owning this small town. While the man they find is the murderer they sought they also learn that he is not the man they thought he was. He is really an identical twin and a very dangerous man. For their efforts they are ambushed and almost killed twice. With the help of an unseen ally they capture the murderer and Casey returns home. She has a problem though in that she is in love with Damien. Damien's problem is that he is also in love with Casey but has to return the criminal to New York.

The detectives he hires to find the murderer after he escapes cannot find him and he returns to Texas to rehire Casey. He now has the opportunity if he chooses to take it to tell Casey how he feels about her.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   American "wild west" era Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   twin or lookalike

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   business executive Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   a better lover

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   a teen Profession/status:    -   bounty hunter Effect of sexing    -   mature Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

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