Leisure, Feb 2004, 6.99, 384 pp.
In 1874 Bostonian Yvette Davidson travels west with her father by rail planning to start over in the Wyoming Territory. However, on the trek a savage kills her father and a terrible derailment accident leaves Yvette unconscious. Cheyenne Chieftain Cloud Walker finds and rescues the comatose blond with whom he surprisingly feels an immediate bond.
When Yvette awakens she fears being a prisoner of this powerful Indian who may have killed her dad. Still he fosters her with kindness, but she plans to escape because she does not want to learn what hehas in mind for her. As he continues to nurture her, they fall in love, but both know that each of their respective peoples will frown on such a forbidden relationship. Will love prove strong enough to overcome his tribe's single women all wanting to be his wife and her race distrusting these savages?
Fans of Cassie Edwards will enjoy her umpteenth “Savage” novel starring two fine star-crossed lovers. The well written story line is typical Ms. Edwards (must have the copyright) as the lead couple fall in love at first sight though neither trusts the other and both know it is taboo in their respective societies more so in hers. Right out of her usual cast, Ms. Edwards' readers will enjoy her latest Indian romance.
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner