It began with lies. One-quarter Nez Perce, Cord Sutton attempts to hide his Indian blood by adopting the life of a gentleman. As part of the ruse, he plans to buy the Lake Hotel, an island in the Yellowstone wilderness that offers elegant accommodations to travelers on the Northern Pacific Railroad.When Chicago heiress Laura Fielding is rescued from a stagecoach robbery in Jackson Hole by a rugged mountain man, she hides the fact she's wealthy. What she doesn't know is the man that's saved her is Cord Sutton. After three days of travel, their identities are revealed and become one but must survive....The Lake of Fire.