To Touch Ice by PJ Port
Approx. 82,390 words.
Published on November 11, 2011 by
Historical-Setting Love Story:
Melynda falls for a lowly ranch hand whose steel-blue eyes seem able to "look clean through to the bone."
~ turns out ... they can.
~ not exactly the "drifter" she thinks he is, though.
~ ~ ~ language is polite, even when subject matter is not ~ ~ ~
First few chapters employ nonstandard speech dialect. So definitely try the free sample before buying.