In the aftermath of tragedy, even the mating bond she never knew she had isn't enough. It will take every bond of friendship, every bond of community, of Coalition, to carry her into the future.
For ten years, Brian has denied the mating bond, protecting Julie from the true nature of his love for her. Then his best friend is murdered and Julie falls apart in the aftermath. To save her, to tie her to the community and home she loves, he will end a decade of silence and break the promise he made her brother. It's time for Brian to finally claim his mate.
Warning: This book may have possible triggers (grief, depression, childhood abuse). Of course, it's also pretty steamy!