Delia Ironfoot introduces one of the most memorable characters in recent suspense fiction: Delia Ironfoot - archeologist, adventurer, wilderness outfitter and former professor. Denied tenure at her prestigious Ivy League university, abandoned, and betrayed by her lover, Delia has left the field of academia to find refuge with her Ute relative in northeastern Utah. Now a wilderness outfitter, she leads llama treks into Utah's magnificent Uinta mountains. But her solitude is interrupted by the beautiful and enigmatic Beth Collins, a Chicago stockbroker who claims she needs a break from the stress of her profession and convinces Delia to take her on a backpacking trip. Unknown to Delia however is Beth's secret motive for wanting the trip. Her ex-lover, Jill Davis, a seasonal employee with the Forest Service, is missing and Beth thinks there may be foul play involved. As they journey further into the wilderness, the attraction the two women feel explodes into sexual passion. However, their feelings for each other must take a back seat when mysterious assailants strip them of their shelter and supplies. Tracked by relentless killers armed with automatic weapons, slowed by the numbing cold of an unexpected blizzard, the women battle desperately, their survival depending entirely on Delia's knowledge of the region, tribal lore and her own courage and growing love for Beth Collins. The heart-stopping action is suspenseful and relentless; Delia Ironfoot will grip you until its final, dramatic page.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.