Beautiful riverboat gambler Amanda Sites wants to be a lady, and her chance comes one fateful night. A man who owns half of a horse farm bets his half and Amanda wins the pot.
But it`s not as easy as she thought it would be. The man who owns the other half, Grant Gardner is quick to judge Amanda as a gold digger, and at first didn`t believe her claim that she had won half the farm, until she produces the papers. Even with all the legalities squared, Grant is determined to get rid of his new partner by making life hard for her. He shows her how hard it is to be an owner of a horse farm, how difficult the travel is to the races. But she turns the tables and meets all his challenges and shows him a passion like none he had ever known.
Overcoming the jealousy of other women, Amanda rises to the top of society, and wins Grant`s half of the farm one night when he comes in drunk. But someone is trying to ruin the farm by poisoning horses and setting fires. But as Amanda and Grant try to solve the mystery of who is behind these incidents, they also fight a love that promises to burn out of control.
Temptation is a story of two people from separate worlds coming together in a clash of wills only to find they want the same things. Amanda is an amazing woman, who has inspired even me with her spirit and determination. And Grant... what can I say about Grant? He has such sex appeal that I want to go to Kentucky to see if he was real and I could find some of his relatives!