Strong Enough to Die : Caitlin Strong was a fifth-generation Texas Ranger, proud to wear the badge of her father and grandfather - until the fallout from a deadly shoot-out along the Mexican border made her turn in her badge. Five years later, Caitlin is still trying to purge the guilt from the day that ended her Ranger career. But a shattering discovery reopens old wounds, and Caitlin's renewed investigation into the desert gunfight uncovers a sinister plot that threatens the very core of the country. Her only hope for success - and survival - is to team up with Cort Wesley Masters, a deadly outlaw who has every reason to want her dead. But he also holds the key to the truth she desperately seeks . . .