Along the Oregon Trail, a war party of Lakota Sioux rob Con Brann of all that he holds dearhis horses and, more devastatingly his lovely daughter Hester. Only Mister Skye, guide and scout to the Great Plains, can help Brann now.
Meanwhile the Sioux, 10,000 strong, gather to celebrate their ancient Sun Dance ritual, praying for vengeance upon their enemies, including Skye.
Skye, honor-bound to rescue the young girl, must infiltrate their sacred ceremony…even though discovery means horrible death.
About the Author
Richard S.Wheeler has written over fifty novels and several short stories. He has won four Spur Awards and the Owen Wister Award for lifetime achievement in the field of western literature.
He lives in the literary and film community of Livingston, Montana, and is married to Professor Sue Hart, of Montana State University-Billings. Before turning to fiction he was a newsman and book editor. He has raised horses and been a wrangler at an Arizona dude ranch.