From a master of historical romance comes a sweeping tale of the American frontier, and a love that could not be, but also could not be stopped…
After losing her parents to ruthless soldiers, Gyva is cruelly banished from her tribe, forced to live as an exile in the foreign world of white men. But she will return to lead her people, for pride and for love.
Firebrand, the legendary Chickasaw chief, has waged war against the white settlers who flood his people’s land and force them westward on what has become called The Trail of Tears. He has sworn to defend his people and their land to the death, sworn with the power of his love for Gyva that he will push back the invaders, and forge a brave new dream with his one true love.