Sandra Chastain returns to the richly sensuous Wild West as a case of mistaken identity leads to uninhibited passion and pleasure.Melissa Grayson desires nothing more than to teach art and poetry to the children at the private school founded by her father. But every trip Melissa makes into town drives the single men into such a frenzy that the local clergy and sheriff finally give her an ultimatum: marriage or jail. Prepared to make any sacrifice for her students, Melissa writes her New York pen pala sickly, sensitive scholarto arrange a platonic union whose real commitment will be to education.Gambling man Lucky Lawrence is always up for a game of chance. But when a sore loser expects Lucky to pay with his life, even he wouldn't bet on making it out aliveuntil he's confused for a studious Harvard boy who's engaged to the most beautiful woman Lucky has ever seen. Never one to deny a damsel in distress, Lucky happily plays the part. Melissa in turn is shocked to discover that her groom is so ruggedly handsomewith broad shoulders and teasing eyes . . . a man who just may show her a love she has always thought existed only in books.