DAKOTA CHILD (4) by Linda Ford: Quinten, N.D., 1890: Pregnant Vivian Halliday is lost in a blizzard and needs to find shelter soon. When Big Billy Black finds her,
he takes her home to wait out the storm. Vivian is concerned that her rescuers are the two people the locals are afraid of: Billy and his mother, Mad Mrs. Black. Billy's mother was never the same after she was kidnapped by Indians. Vivian discovers that Billy is actually a gentle soul who has a heart of bigger than the sky; he only wants to be left alone to care for his mother. Three people with wounded hearts and souls learn to trust again through forgiveness and redemption. Ford's moving story has characters who are misunderstood by most everyone but know they are not what people think they are.