Bold, breathtaking, and beautiful, the Australian outback calls to Lesley Holleck like no other site on the continent. The young firebrand soon realizes, however, that the untamed region could exact a brutal price from all who dare enter it. But disguised as a rowdy jackaroo with a special talent for taming horses, she earns the admiration and respect of the people who help her survive there and forever change her world, including Zachary Cooper, who longs to tame Lesley's wild heart. Determined to find her place on the frontier, Lesley battles disasters both natural and man-made. Yet only with a courage and cunning born of her undying love for the land will she secure her piece of the outback legacy.