When attorney Nathan Lesperance arrives in the Yukon to claim a deceased client’s belongings, it seems as if the land of his forefathers is calling to him. When he meets Astrid Branfield he’s overwhelmed by his attraction to her.
After her husband was killed by the Heirs, the Blades’ enemy, Astrid fled civilization, but she suddenly feels the need for something and someone. As Nathan learns of his powers and shapeshifting ability, it is Astrid who helps him on his journey of discovery and leads him to his people. Always a lone wolf, Nathan understands Astrid’s yearning for love and adventure as well as the need to keep the world’s magic safe. (ZEBRA, Nov., 376 pp., $6.99)