Ever since the sweltering summer day when Zoe Hawkins pinned on her father's tin star, she'd sworn to uphold the law in rough-and-ready Gracemont, Oklahoma. But how could the lovely sheriff maintain order when she couldn't even subdue her own wayward feelings for the mighty Kiowa chief, White Shadow? Every time he showed up at the jail to bail out his wild young braves, Zoe forgot the oh-so-correct colonel she was supposed to marry, and longed to surrender to forbidden desire.
As Gracemont's long-anticipated Fourth of July celebration approached, Zoe's emotions blazed out of control. Her sometime-fiancé was missing, the townspeople were up in arms over the antics of the young Kiowas, and White Shadow had started a seduction that threatened to explode into... SAVAGE HEAT.