Summary from amazon: Kate McAlaster, the sole survivor of a wagon train massacre on the Oregon Trail was alone facing winter with only a rifle, a pistol, her horse and her wits. After the attack, Kate found the wagon master barely alive. He gave her directions to a cabin owned by a mountain man, Homer Manchester, called Man. Kate worried about spending the winter in a cabin alone with a mountain man, but it couldn't be worse than starvation. Or could it? She finds herself trapped in the wilderness, living with a stranger, fighting for her life against Indian renegades and slave traders. She must learn to adapt to a life she never would have dreamed of living and become a ruthless mountain woman to survive.