A guarded heart.
Cursed to have disaster follow her every move, Gwen is well versed in keeping everyone at arm's length. Convinced her curse will one day take a life, Gwen lives a life of false smiles and honeyed lies until Nicholas crashes into her life and smashes her facade to pieces.
A fierce devotion.
Born with a lycan's need for their mate, Nicholas will let nothing keep him from Gwen. The many ordeals he endured to reach her have made his determination legendary and for the one that can heal his black soul there is no price too high to pay.
No force was strong enough to keep them apart.
Though she tries to keep Nicholas away, he worms his way into her heart but forces beyond their control are hard at work trying to keep them apart. As ancient secrets unravel, threatening all she's come to hold dear, Gwen realises there is nothing she won't do to keep the man who leaves her breathless with pleasure.