Gilda Griffiths left England behind for the open Virginia plains and plans to leave the East Coast too before a violent figure from her past catches up with her. When an elderly Shawnee chief is assaulted however Gilda feels compelled to nurse him, despite the protests of his embittered yet devastatingly handsome son.
Shawnee warrior, Blue Sky must protect his people from the cruelty of the white settlers. Nothing can distract him from his duty until Gilda hustles her way into his life. How can this woman penetrate his armour with a single glance? And why is he tortured by thoughts of making her his?
While Gilda and Blue Sky grapple with their forbidden attraction, the dark threat Gilda fears most moves ever closer across the Atlantic. Can Gilda and Blue Sky put their pasts behind them and ride together towards a future neither of them believed could be theirs?