"Why don't you just admit you're homesick for the excitement of city life and stop trying to kid both of us?" Lije snapped. "I told you even before the subject of marriage was brought up how much this ranch meant to me. I love you, Diana, but I would never give it up, even for you."
Diana had to admit to herself that she had known this. Or had she subconsciously hoped that some day she might be able to persuade him differently?