Indians of North America--Fiction;Man-woman relationships--Fiction;Mormons--Fiction.
In the tradition of his Soderberg series, master storyteller Blaine Yorgason is back with a vivid western novel. To Soar with the Eagle is based on the true story of Ira Hatch, LDS Indian scout and missionary. When Ira visits a Navajo village, the chief asks him to take his daughter, twelve-year-old Maraboots, to live with the Mormon settlers. Ira is happy to do so, but there one thing he doesn't understand - Maraboots has fallen in love with him.
As Maraboots lives with the settlers and grows older, she wonders if Ira will ever love her as she loves him. But when Brigham Young calls Ira on a mission to the Indians, he also calls Maraboots to go - as Ira's wife. How their romance blossoms during their travels in the wilderness makes a fascinating story of love and adventure in the Old West. [publisher's website]