Even champion bull rider Dakota Graywolf could not defy Cheyenne tradition. So when Annie Winters asked him to be her husband– and father to three Native American boys– he accepted with reluctance… and pride. Dakota expected his honor to bring a reward– his wife' s passion. He longed to know voluptuous Annie in every way, every night. But she held their paper marriage like a shield, protecting her innocence. Still, this modern warrior would have this woman in his marriage bed. And she would cherish him body and soul… But how long before Dakota realized the only way to capture Annie… was to love her?