Denim and Lace by Patricia Rice - Fiction
Samantha Neely thought she might have to kill Sloan Talbott. Talbott had already tried to run her and her family out of town, and now she finally had her chance to confront the man she believed responsible for her father's disappearance. To do so, she had to prove she was woman enough to bring down the handsomest, most sinfully dangerous man she'd ever met.
Sloan Talbott called Sam a ragtag redheaded tomboy, but her honeyed voice taunted him. In denims, she made him crazy. In lace, she made him wild. Concealing his own private demons, Sloan didn't need a woman like Sam revealing what kind of man he really was. He couldn't let himself love her, but he couldn't stop wanting her. Instead, he offered her a proposition she ought to refuse...