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Lakota Love Story
     

Lakota Love Story

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by Madeline Baker
 

Though she was born in the East, Kaylee Matthews took to the west like a duck to water. She loves the freedom of the wide open spaces, the beauty of the land. While riding with her neighbor, Randy, Kaylee discovers a wounded Indian. Against Randy's wishes, Kaylee insists on taking the Indian to an empty line shack and nursing him back to health, the way she did

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Though she was born in the East, Kaylee Matthews took to the west like a duck to water. She loves the freedom of the wide open spaces, the beauty of the land. While riding with her neighbor, Randy, Kaylee discovers a wounded Indian. Against Randy's wishes, Kaylee insists on taking the Indian to an empty line shack and nursing him back to health, the way she did with the all the wounded creatures she found.

Wounded and left for dead, Blue Hawk is prepared to die even though it means abandoning all hope of avenging himself on the white men who betrayed him. While waiting for death, he receives a startling vision before losing consciousness. On awaking, he finds himself being tended by the white woman in his vision.

When he's strong enough to return home, Blue Hawk steals a horse and takes Kaylee with him, intending to trade her back to her family for weapons for his tribe. But somewhere along the way, distrust turns to love and attraction turns to desire, leaving them to wonder if they can heal old hurts and find a way to bridge the differences between them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451204981
Publisher:
Signet
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Signet Historical Romance Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
4.26(w) x 6.74(h) x 0.96(d)

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Lakota Love Story 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It only took me a day to read this book. I couldnt put it down it was that good. I never really read a romance novel till now. I love reading bout true loves and such but this book really touched me. I juss read the back and then I started to read it and i couldnt but it down. I got exicted for the characters and i was hoping it would turn out good and well you can read to find out. I just really liked it I am looking for more to read like that but i want to make a good deicison like i did with this one
harstan More than 1 year ago
In 1876 Dakota Territory, Kaylee Matthews is playing hide go seek game on horseback with her long time pal Randy Harris when she spots the wounded Indian. Randy prefers the Indian bleed to death from his bullet wounds, but Kaylee feels that they must try to save a fellow human. Randy warns her that her abusive stepfather Shaun Randall will viciously take it out on her if he ever learns that she harbored and nurtured to health an Indian. Though she knows the belief Shaun harbors that all Indians should die, Kaylee hides the wounded warrior.

As Kaylee and Blue Hawk spend time together while he heals, they begin to fall in love. However, Blue Hawk realizes that duty must supersede personal feelings. He takes Kaylee prisoner so he can ransom her and use the money to purchase needs guns and supplies for his people. However, Kaylee takes to the lifestyle of the Lakota, leading to happiness for these star-crossed lovers. However, her people are coming to not only rescue her, but to destroy his.

The warm romance between the stars of LAKOTA LOVE STORY is set amidst a panoramic look at the Lakota nation as only Madeline Baker could so vividly describe the era. The story line is exciting; never slowing down as the action continues non-stop throughout the plot. Though the characters are typical of the sub-genre in terms of extreme prejudice or tolerance, the lead couple is a charming pair. The author bakes a powerful novel that sub-genre fans will appreciate.

Harriet Klausner