Ruth (Brides of the West #5) (Mass Market Paperbound)
Wanted: Women with religious upbringing, high morals, and a strong sense of adventure, willing to marry decent, God-fearing men. Applicants may apply by mail. Must allow at least two months for an answer.
Spunky, young Ruth Priggish is on the run from a seventy-year-old suitor. Faced with the prospect of marriage to the persistent old codger, Ruth throws caution to the wind and decides to head for Wyoming Territory, where freedom and independence await. Her only hope is to seek help from an unwilling protector: Dylan McCall.
U.S. Marshal Dylan McCall is trying desperately to get to Wyoming before winter sets in. But when he finds himself saddled with a stubborn spitfire who won't take no for an answer, his job--and his heart--are at stake.