A descendant of a cursed bloodline, Talli, a woman of the Jeaga Turtle clan, is not worthy of becoming the woman of the man she lovesóAkoma. He is the son of the cacique and is destined to become the next noble leader of the clan. When the Jeaga are threatened by a rival tribe, the Turtle clan and the Panther clan form an alliance. To seal the agreement, Talli is given to a warrior of the Panther, and Akoma must choose a Panther woman as his wife.
Though heartbroken and never stopping to yearn for Akoma, Talli realizes that her sacrifice may be the way to release her from her dishonorable legacy. But when the Panther cacique betrays the Turtle clan, she must risk everything so save the only man she has ever loved.
About the Author: Lynn Sholes has worked as a writing trainer for Broward County Schools and Citrus County Schools in Florida. Her interest in archaeology and her work with the Broward County Archaeological Society led her to write historical fiction about the indigenous peoples of South Florida. Writing as Lynn Sholes she also co-writes thrillers with Joe Moore. Lynn is a member of International Thriller Writers, Mystery Writers of America, and The Authors Guild. She writes from her home in the Sunshine State.