The Loner

The Loner

Book - 2002
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Random House, Inc.
The Blackthornes and the Creeds. Two powerful Texas dynasties–and lifelong enemies. Set in the heart of the modern-day West, New York Times bestselling author Joan Johnston brings to passionate life the clash of wills between Blackthorne and Creed . . . as a man and woman discover a love stronger than the forces trying to tear them apart.

Summer Blackthorne swore she’d never forgive Billy Coburn for running out on her and their future together. But that was before she found out she wasn’t Jackson Blackthorne’s child–Billy was. And now the “Blackthorne Bastard” has come home for a final day of the town that damned him and the woman he had always wanted. Only Summer can satisfy the hunger burning deep within him. Only she can help him hold on to his own unwanted son. It will be a marriage of expedience only. Until doubts and mistrust vanish in the heat of passion...and a man and a woman who never stopped loving each other fight bitter blood and impossible odds for a glorious second chance....

Baker & Taylor
The return of Billy Coburn, the man who had once run out on her, turns Summer Blackthorne's world upside down when she discovers that he is the bastard son of her own adopted father, Jackson Blackthorne, and that she is the only one who can help him hold onto his own unwanted son. Original.

& Taylor

Still hurting from his rejection of her years before, Summer Blackthorne agrees to marry Billy Coburn after she learns that he needs a wife in order to keep his son.

Publisher: New York : Bantam Dell Pub. Group, c2002.
ISBN: 9780440234722
Characteristics: 357 p. ; 18 cm.


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