When the U.S. government promises Callie Payne and her tribe of Black Seminoles parcels of land in return for service with the U.S. Cavalry as scouts, Callie disguises herself as a man and signs on, hoping the government will finally keep it's promises. Falling in love is the last thing Callie needs. Lucien Delacroix hides a dangerous secret. The son of a wealthy white plantation owner and his quadroon mistress, Luc knows the only way he can survive is to pass for white. He doesn't expect his attraction to the lowly scout, Callie. As their desire heats up, they both discover that deceit is the least of their worries. Caught together during the Indian wars in Texas in 1873, Luc and Callie fight not only for survival, but for redemption, as well. They discover that two people from vastly different backgrounds can overcome anything ...as long as there are no lies between them
Mandessa Selby enjoys appletinis and laying out in her hammock under the spring sky with a good romance book. After the Lies is her debut book, and she'd like to thank Parker Publishing for the opportunity. Mandessa Selby lives a very private life in Las Vegas with her ever-changing menagerie and husband. However, she'd love to hear from you. Please e-mail Mandessa at firstname.lastname@example.org.