He would never love her. Want her. Or need her. Althea Williams definition of 'normal' is a lot different to others. To her, normal is being bullied by your older sister. Normal is also being bullied by the rest of her pack despite her status as the Alphas daughter. Having no loyal friends to protect her, no self confidence, and her father blind to the abuse, she believe the one person she can seek refuge in will be her mate. When she collides with Dante Harris, he's everything she's ever looked for in a mate. But the feelings are only one sided - he rejects her. With a heavy, aching heart she moves to Boston where she seeks solace from her mother and brother. And there, she learns the truth about her family's past and present. Two years pass, and she returns to Big Sur. But she's different to the Althea Williams her pack used to know. She's confident and won't hesitate to stand up for herself and others. Follow Thea on her story of deception and love. Will she be able to forget her past, and possibly forgive the mate and pack who need her? And most importantly, will she be able to face the betrayal that lies ahead?