The year is 1780, and Marco Mondragón is a brand inspector in the royal Spanish colony of New Mexico whose home is on the edge of the domain of the fierce Comanche. On a trip to Santa Fe, he meets lovely Paloma Vega and rescues her from cruel relatives. Now he is determined to find out if they stole the brand belonging to her parents. The first book in the all-new Spanish Brand series.
Based on a true story: on a summer afternoon in 1780, Shawnee warriors attacked and killed William Neely and captured his 19-year-old daughter Mary. Taken hundreds of miles from home, deep into Indian Territory, Mary must depend on her own courage and determination to escape from her captors and make her way back home.