Feather in the Wind Author:Madeline Baker BLACK WIND — He gazed out over a land as vast and empty as the sky, praying for the strength to guide his people, and he saw her face. She came to him in a vision, a woman as mysterious as the new moon over the prairie, as tender as springtime in the Paha Sapa. And he knew his life was changed forever. — SUSANNAH — She saw his face in a faded pictu... more »re, and his eyes, restless as the wind, seemed to call to her. It was said he'd been hanged nearly a century ago for kidnapping a white woman, yet his story seemed unfinished. To the writer in her, he was an inspiration, but to the lonely woman within he was a dream come true who would lure her across the years to fulfill a love beyond time.« less
Romance novelist Susannah Kingston is looking for the hero of her next novel when she finds an old photograph of the Lakota warrior Black Wind. A visit to an Indian pow wow and a mysterious prayer feather thrust her back to 1870 Fort Collier, where Black Wind is a prisoner.
Despite the language barrier, the two become soul mates. One night, fate intervenes and they escape. Black Wind returns to his village, but Susannah is not welcomed, especially by his betrothed, who accuses her of being a witch and demands her death.
The lovers escape once again with both the cavalry and the Indians on their trail. With nowhere to turn, Black Wind and Susannah can only hope for a miracle.