Prior to investigating the truths and lies of history, Sue Hillard was an FBI agent in New York and Houston. She creatively integrates historical research with unforgettable fictional characters who strive to discover their own individuality, values, purpose, and grit. Sue has now returned to her roots: she lives in the middle of nowhere, on the windy plains of South Dakota.
In 1875, Ohanzee, a sixteen-year-old son of a Lakota chief, is on a journey to regain honor. Sara, the fifteen-year-old daughter of an army major, is on a journey of discovery. When Ohanzee's and Sara's paths cross, they struggle to survive on the prairie and to reconcile their conflicting customs, perceptions of the Indian Wars, faiths, and values. Will they risk everything to save each other?