Fated mates. Hidden enemy. Her heart, and his loyalty, will be put to the test.
Annina must wrench the leadership of Clan Fire Eagle from her ailing, erratic grandfather. Their enemies watch and wait for any weakness to exploit- for Clan Fire Eagle controls rights to the most profitable resource in the Territory. But because of feuding between the shifter Clans, the Council has sent an Alpha known as The Bear to intervene in the Territory politics. Canny, the Clans invoke an ancient tradition and offer him a mate for a year and a day. The female he chooses will wield influence- influence Annina desperately needs in order for her Clan to remain powerful.
As overlord, Kavanaugh must remain neutral in territory politics, and though he wants a mate, he is reluctant to choose among the daught