She is Talon Rose, half-blood daughter of a Comanche chief and a white captive. As an outlaw who prides herself on never having killed, she rides the Arizona badlands with Mexican bandits, rustling livestock to sell south of the border, and eludes a “hang on sight” order. . . until a US Marshal captures her. Taken to an American army camp deep in the Huachuca Mountains and forced to scout with Apaches, she is soon caught in a triangle wrought with desire.
John Nightwing, the Apache Chief of Scouts, proud and determined.
Major Laine Taylor, Officer of Scouts and a genteel Southern gentleman, stubborn and equally determined.
Talon’s heart is captured between the two equally imposing men, but only one can gain her undying love and devotion. Torn between her heritage and her heart, Talon Rose battles the demons of the world as fiercely as the ones within herself. But her struggle is not the only one, two desperate suitors face off in a passionate battle that may cost one man not only his heart, but also his life.
“Ms. Bourne weaves a splendid tale with the grace a historical romance deserves.” –Ellis Vidler, author of Cold Comfort
Author Name: Caroline Bourne
Title: Talon’s Heart
Page Count: 380
Price: $15.99 US $16.99 CAN
Genre: Historical Romance
Meet Caroline Bourne:
Caroline Bourne was born in Southampton, England to an American father and an English mother. Spending only seven months in England, she grew up in the small southern town of Lecompte, Louisiana, in between transfers to Army posts in Texas and Arkansas with her Army father. She was an avid horse lover and spent many hours on horseback, riding with a group of friends on weekends. Graduating from Lecompte High School in 1965 she went on to spend two years in the United States Marine Corps, being honorably discharged as a Corporal E-4 in 1967. Returning to Louisiana, she went to work for a local newspaper, the Alexandria Daily Town Talk, eventually married and had two daughters, Kristen and Kimberly. Her first novel was published in 1984 by Kensington and twelve others, plus a co-authorship and two contributions to anthologies followed. As the years passed, she worked for lawyers and judges, and eventually moved to Indiana to be near her sister. For the past fifteen years she has worked for a Southern Indiana police department. Today, she is the grandmother of six granddaughters and one great-grandson.