Fleeing an unhappy love affair and unforgiving parents, Anna Jenson arrives in California to begin her new job as a teacher.
Half-breed Nicolas "Bear" Gaspard kidnaps Anna to avenge the way he has always been treated. He plans to use her. But Anna and Bear cannot refuse their passions as they discover a love that can never be tamed.
When illness sweeps through the small Indian band, Nicolas returns Anna to her white home, where she is promptly scorned . . . now she must deal with hatred and the man determined to track down and destroy "Bear" -- his own half brother . . .