Twenty-one year old, Taabe Waipu, "Sun Woman" in Comanche, flees her village in North Central Texas on a horse she stole from a dowry left outside her family’s teepee. The horse has an accident and she is left on foot, injured and exhausted. She is found on the roadside by stagecoach driver, Ned Bright, who is carrying two nuns returning to their mission station. They take the woman, who is nearly dead from exposure and dehydration to the nun's mission. Ned sets to work to discover Taabe's identity while the nun's begin helping her inner and outer wounds to heal. Taabe begins to learn the language and traditions of the white people; she becomes special friends with delightful, 9 year old, Quinta and develops a special love for Ned. This is a great read right from the beginning.
I wish to thank Moody Publishers for the complimentary copy of this book for my review.