Adelard Du Boise disregarded most people’s snap judgments of him. He knew that as a French-Indian, he’d fit in nowhere and everywhere at the same time. When Ellen Winslow captured his mind and heart, Del knew he’d do whatever it took to win her love.
Ellen’s father, step-mother, and two little brothers kept her mind and body busy while headed west. So much so that she didn’t have time or attention to give to a love-sick pest of a savage, no matter how handsome or well mannered he seemed. To her, Del would always be uncivilized.