A nineteenth english Dutchess, Jocelyn Fleming, travels the world after she becomes a young widow to a Duke in England. After many years of sightseeing with her personal entourage, she visits the United States and the Wild West.
While in the West she discovers a man named Colt Thunder, who's ancestory includes a white father, and a Cheyanne Indian mother, who raised him as a full-blooded Indian savage most of his life until he was civilized, and taught the white man's ways of living. Colt has had problems adjusting to these changes, with painful memories to remind him who he really is, and where he came from.
Colt is hired to be Jocelyn's guide through dangerous territory. On this journey they they discover their attraction to each other growing stronger and more irresistable. And Colt finds himself fighting his emotions that are torn between the white man's way and the savage Indian. Jocelyn will ultimately be affected by his final decision.