Email this sample to a friend

The Only Man for Maggie

by Leigh Michaels

Published by Leigh Michaels at Smashwords

Copyright 2010 Leigh Michaels

First published 1996

All rights reserved

Cover illustration copyright 2010 Michael W. Lemberger

This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment only and may not be re-sold or given away to other people. If you would like to share this book with another person, please purchase an additional copy for each recipient. If you’re reading this book and did not purchase it, or it was not purchased for your use only, then please return to and purchase your own copy. Thank you for respecting the hard work of this author.


Maggie Rawlings looked out the window of the taxi at the soft green haze that clouded the bushes alongside the narrow highway, and sighed in contentment. A month ago, when she’d left, it was still winter. Now spring had spread promise across the land.

“It’s good to be home,” she said, almost to herself.

The driver glanced from one side of the road to the other, and then cast an incredulous look at her in the rear-view mirror. “Home?” he said. “Where?”

Maggie laughed. Even though they were just a mile from the nearest town, the place did look like the outside of nowhere to a stranger’s eyes – a twisting country highway without a building in sight, just a ramshackle wrought-iron gate off to one side of the road. “It doesn’t look like much, does it? It’s impossible to see the house from here. You don’t need to go all the way in; just drop me at the gate, please.”

Previous Page Next Page Page 1 of 151