Jeremy Duncan traveled to the Yukon five years earlier to prove to the Halsey family he could make it on his own. He discovered panning for gold wouldn’t make him rich and started hauling freight. Just as he’s ready to head home, find a wife, and settle down, a dainty, fragile young woman arrives in Skagway looking for a guide to take her over Chilkoot pass and to her brother in the interior.
Clara Bixbee, needs to find her older brother. Their father has died. If she doesn’t bring her brother back to Seattle to take over the family business before the manager runs it into the ground, her mother and four younger siblings will be out on the street.
Which one of these endings makes you want to read more?
1) Between Jeremy’s conscience and Clara’s conviction they’ll find her brother, but will it be too late?
2) Neither Jeremy nor Clara are prepared for the steam that rises from their attraction and the knowledge they need one another to survive not only in the wilderness but in civilization.