Krystali enchantress Belle of the House of Arlyn stands accused of spying and has been banished from her community. The truth would exonerate her but she doesn't dare tell it. As an enchantress she can provide for herself except when it comes to defense. For that she needs a worthy warrior.Zarronian warrior Ronin Hughson recognized Belle as his mate the moment he saw her. Eager to bond, he approached her and was immediately put off by her behavior. After consulting with the starship's doctor, he believes Krystali will produce a kinder mate for him. In the meantime, he feels drawn to protect the spoiled enchantress.Belle makes sure he knows she doesn't want him anywhere near her. Ronin makes sure she knows he's the only warrior willing to protect her. Resigned to traveling together, they try to ignore each other but Ronin's mating fever and Belle's troubles set them up for a destiny they can't avoid.
June 2016 : USA Paperback
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