The Wolf and the Stag by Wayne M. Hoy Book Resume:
The year is 1753 and Andrew Brannock has lost his heart to Jane Godfrey in the overpowering passion of youth only to find she is betrothed to another. Andrew flees England for the colonies in search of a new life amid the wild untamed beauty of America’s frontier, vowing to forget Jane forever. Through the years marriage brings contentment to Jane and with it a daughter, Megan, whose beauty is shadowed only by that of her mother. But, alas, misfortune befalls forcing the family to make their own pilgrimage across the ocean and the untamed wilderness. And there to safeguard and guide them on their journey is none other than Andrew Brannock – now a legend among the Indian Nation – and his son Christian, a darkly handsome borderman, half Indian himself. They have been warned of the perils awaiting them in the vast, unknown wilderness, and Megan’s dark beauty does not go unnoticed by Christian, as well as the renegade whites that make their living stealing and selling white women into slavery. With the stubborn determination of youth, Megan shuns the wilderness, vowing never to succumb to its beauty . . . until she is forced to place her life in the hands of the silent, powerful borderman.