The howling wolf was his talisman--a fierce, feral creature. But something beyond savage instinct made Cade Redstone come to the rescue of the damsel in the bedraggled wedding gown. Cade offered the stunning runaway the ultimate protection as his "bride." And soon the tempestuous cowgirl nestled into the cocoon of Cade's embrace...and his bed. But once Cade staked a real claim on his pretend wife, this Cheyenne man was bound by ancient law to possess his woman--body and soul--forever!