Sailing the deep, clear waters of the Puget Sound, beautiful red-haired Janice Edwards was bound for a new beginning. Leaving behind the wealth and luxury shed known in San Francisco, she hoped to find a simpler, sweeter life in the towering forests of Tacoma... and a man who would love her for who she was, not what she had. But when the steamer Hope was wrecked by a sudden storm, Janice was rescued by a man like none she'd ever known. Tall, with muscular limbs and a powerful chest revealed by his buckskin clothing, he was a Skokomish Indian--from all she'd heard, a savage to be feared. Yet in his gray eyes she saw tender caring, in his strong arms she discovered untold passion, and in his wild heart she would find...