Gabrielle St James tried to do her share toward reconstruction after the war, but the constant pain of seeing her beloved Vicksburg in ruin was more than the young beauty could stand. So she planned a desperate action - to rob a train - in order to get money to help the ones she loved. But she never expected to be shot - and the last thing she remembered before losing consciousness was a pair of the deepest blue eyes she'd ever seen, sharing her injury . . .