Had he betrayed her people? Courtney Blake valued her Miccosukee heritage deeply. Although she lived in Miami, she frequently visited the Everglades to see her mother's family, who still adhered to the tribe's old ways. Now Courtney was running back to the 'Glades to escape Jonas Payne-the man she loved. Jonas, working for his father's law firm, had successfully defended the tribe's land claim. But Courtney had reason to believe he'd done it only to further his family's political ambitions. He'd used the tribe, used her. Then her certainty of his guilt began to waver. Had she been wrong to accuse him of duplicity and to question his love?