[2nd Place Winner - Pinpoint Awards (Romance)!] Aidan Bloodlocke lived his whole life never really knowing who or what he was, until he was taken in by a pack of fellow Aristan Shadowshifters, half-human, half-wolf creatures who love as fiercely as they fight and serve one of the Twin Goddesses of the Moon. When his step-brother turns against his pack and murders his mother, Aidan pledges to bring him to justice.
Tracking him to a small town in Maine, he uncovers a betrayal so heinous, it risks the lives of every Aristan Shadowshifter he knows. In the midst of his chase, Aidan finds a beautiful veterinarian, Maddie Ardelle caught in the cross fire. She's strong, brave and despite his rule to avoid humans, he finds her irresistible to forget. Her heart is all he could want. As Aidan fights for love and duty, he finds the answers that uncover who he truly is, his destiny to lead his people and ultimately if Maddie could live in his violent world of teeth and claw.