Morgan Evans survived the horror of the Civil War to find his family dead and the woman he has always wanted beyond his reach. Years later Morgan is a wealthy Southern gentleman well known and respected for his business insight. He would make some lucky woman a fine catch but there is only one woman for Morgan, Jessamyn Tyler Evans, his childhood friend and his cousinís widow. She has been the object of his every carnal thought since the night she thwarted one of his spy missions by holding him hostage in her attic bedroom. He vowed to return the favor someday and bind her to his bed where he would practice every erotic art he knew. Now the opportunity has arrived for Morgan to fulfill his vow.
Jessamyn needs a man - now. She is determined to save her family estate from the threat that yellow fever poses to the region. To do so, she has to claim the treasure she inherited that lays somewhere deep in the Colorado mountains. However, only a male member of the family can claim the map to the legendary fortune and Morgan seems only too willing to help. The price for his aid may be more than Jessamyn can pay but the temptation to surrender her body and even her soul to Morgan is too much to resist. Their passionate partnership will save their souls and possibly their lives because Morgan and Jessamyn arenít the only ones searching for the treasure.
The Southern Devil, the latest in Diane Whitesideís connected series, is so hot, so deeply sensual, so richly drawn you will have visions of sultry southern nights. Lovingly detailed with characters you will love and despise plus an adventure that will have you on the edge of your seat The Southern Devil is a sinfully delicious thrill.