Ryder Fallon and Jenny have both been captured by the Apache and resist assimilation into the tribe. Jenny was taken from a stagecoach while on her way to meet her husband. Jenny bribes the injured Ryder by taking care of him while he is recovering from severe injury by making him promise to take her with him when he is well enough to escape. During the months until the escape, Jenny learns that she is carrying the child of the Apache chief who captured her, a man she does not love. Her love for Ryder, however emerges and grows. When the night of escape arrives, Jenny goes into labor and Ryder delivers her son; however, he gives the child over to its father to save Jenny's life. The child's father, once he has his son, sets Jenny and Ryder free. What follows involves Jenny's plight to escape an unusual and eventually abusive relationship with her husband, her growing relationship with Ryder, and her turmoil as she tries to accept the loss of her first born child. The adventure is top notch and the love story is sound
Ruthless and cunning, Ryder Fallon could deal cards and death in the same breath. Yet when the indians took him prisoner, he was in danger of being sent to the devil-until a green eyed angel saved his life. For two long years, Jenny Breadon had prayed for someone to rescue her from the heathen savages who'd enslaved her. And even if Ryder was a half-breed, she'd help him in exchange for her freedom. But unknown perils and desires awaited the determined beauty in his strong arms, sweeping them both from a world of tortured agony to love's sweet paradise. ..
About an Apache captive & an Apache runaway.