By Yvonne Harris
Texas Ranger Jake Nelson patrols the U.S.-Mexico border, holding the settlers from farm animals rustlers, outlaws, and bandits. Sparks fly while Manuel Diego stirs up a rebellion opposed to the govt., which results 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 photo in hand--a dark-haired attractiveness with smiling eyes--Jake rides over the border to discover her. After the Rangers defeat the marauders and rescue Elizabeth, Jake is stunned to profit she's now not the spoiled daughter of a senator that he was once looking ahead to. actually, he unearths himself taken by means of her. and she or he by way of him.
But the Mexicans won't surrender that simply, as Elizabeth turns into the objective of an all-out hunt. Leaving Elizabeth again at castle Williams, Jake and his males trigger back, this time to move after Diego himself--to understand him and his renegades and produce all of them to justice.
Meanwhile, Jake is familiar with what's all started among him and Elizabeth is indisputable. Amid all of the turmoil, Jake eventually admits how a lot he loves her. She tells him an analogous. before, they've lived in numerous worlds, but it really is these transformations that drew them jointly.
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