Leonida Branson made a promise to her father before he passed away. She vowed that she would marry General Harold Porter so that he could take care of her and cause her father not to worry anymore. She was now having a hard time living up to that promise. Slowly learning how much of an Indian hater this man was Leonida is finding her days with him more and more difficult at Fort Defiance, especially when she meets Pure Blossom and her brother Sage.
Sage is the Chief of his Navaho Indian band. He trades with the white men for a profit to his people and has been and honorable and peaceful man until he learns that the white man, including a friend of his Kit Carson, wants to take away from him what he values most, his land. He however cannot forgot that attraction that hums between him and the beautiful Leonida.
As her finace' vows to kill the Navaho chief, Leonida falls madly in love...but with seemingly the wrong person... the dark eyed, dark skinned renagade warrior....
Cassie Edwards has outdone herself once again! She makes everything so easy to imagine! Another true love story she has conjured up to send you on a wild adventure!
Book #4 in the Wild Series.
A hothouse flower in the parched, rugged desert of the Arizona Territory, beautiful and headstrong Leonida Branson isn't about to let her youth dry up in a duty-bound marriage to the pompous General Porter. And when she first sees Sage, the fierce Navaho chieftan that her fiance has sworn to crush, she knos that the comforts of civilization are no match for the adventurous passion the copper-skinned brave awakens in her.
Darkly handsome, Sage's flashing black eyes smolder with forbidden heat each time he catches sight of Leonida's porcelain beauty. But nothing has ever prepared this hardened warrior for the feelings that suddenly rage within him...and for his intense desire to sweep this exquisite woman into his powerful embrace, to teach her the ancient ways of his people...and the timeless ways of love.