Tyndale, Feb 2004, 9.99, 318 pp.
In 1873 Denver City, Colorado, a kidnapper abducts Patience Smith, mistaking her for bride to be Lenore Hawthorn when the good natured lass agreed to don the wedding dress for its final fitting. Sheriff Jay Longer follows knowing the icy wintry mountains makes for a freezing dangerous trek.
The horse carrying the thug and Patience missteps throwing both humans to the ground. Patience gets up ...