What would make a wealthy Louisiana planter marry an Indian woman? the townsfolk ask. And when he raises his two copper-skinned sons as though they are white, some whisper that only trouble can come of it. Red Feather grew up sensing there was a vital difference between his father's two sons. The night his brother gambles away his mail-order bride, Red Feather knows what it is: His sibling is obsessed with beating him. But when Red Feather lays eyes on the innocent, auburn-haired beauty he has won, he suddenly understands the passion that drove his father. He vows that nothing will prevent him from claiming the lovely Angela Dawn.