In the second sweeping Western romance in a series written by a Rita Award-winning author, a woman risks losing the love of her life by trying to keep her past a secret. ROMANCES AS ENDURING AS THE AMERICAN WEST! The magic of ballooning. The wonder of love. Award-winning author Tory Cates sweeps us away to the open skies of New Mexico with a story that floats into our hearts. Meredith Tolliver has cast off her old gray life as an investment banker. Enchanted by the warmth and bright colors of sunny Albuquerque, she s made a fresh, buoyant future for herself, turning her financial knowledge and her way with words into a new life as a reporter far from the wintery secrets that weighted her down in Chicago. She s happy with being single, too . . . until she meets the mysterious tycoon Archer Hanson. The conflicting rumors about him intrigue her as a reporter. Is he a self-made man? Or did he inherit his father s millions? Is he a fair boss? Or is he a ruthless tyrant? But when the handsome Archer takes her for a ride in his hot-air balloon the magnificent Cloud Waltzer it is Meredith s response as a woman that threatens her hard-won peace. Dare she respond to Archer s rugged charm and soar away into the unknown with him?"