Five brides for five brothers...at least that's the deal the Daltons have struck with their boys. Each son must marry in order to inherit a piece of the ranch they love so much.
When the Daltons find the herd outgrowing their numbers, they have no choice but to hire a ranch hand. Kade, sent to pick up the hand named Ryan, is happy to have a bachelor comrade to hang around. Being the only unmarried Dalton boy is hard to swallow. But once he sees Ryan is really a little redheaded spitfire with curves for miles, his instinct is to hightail it.
After Ryan's father died and her mother took off for a life of her own, Ryan grew up fast - and strong. Anything men could do, she did better, faster, and longer. So Kade telling her she can't only makes her more determined to prove herself. She's also mad enough to spit nails - when she's not burning for the hunky cowboy, that is.
While they thoroughly dislike each other, they must work together to keep the ranch running smoothly. Kade's desires for Ryan are sloping toward dangerous, and she's had enough of the big cowboy getting in her space and not showing what he's made of. But as a natural disaster strikes the ranch, they're forced together. Question is, who will come out on top?
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