Mary Elizabeth's life is spiraling out of control. The last thing she wants or needs is a man; she's got enough going on in her life. Hugh Mosely is a were-bear who's actively searching for a mate: a she-bear he can breed with and continue his nearly extinct species. Despite his nearly overwhelming, instant attraction to Mary Elizabeth, he has no interest in human females. But the true mate bond doesn't care about personal agendas.
Kiesha Morgan is a plus-sized, bi-racial business woman who lives life on her own terms. Her life is all about control - her control. Kiesha owns her own business, her own condo, and conducts her relationships the same way she runs her business - by her rules. Any man who doesn't like it is welcome to leave.
Nina Wallace is your typical American woman. A divorced mother of two, she draws strength from her faith in God. Fellowship with her church family keeps loneliness at bay. If, sometimes in the deepest dark of night, she wished a pair of strong, male arms held her tight, she suppresses the desire. Nina has been there, done that, and still bore the scars from her last disastrous relationship. As a result, she's more than content to wait on God to send love her way.
When Renardo loses his wife Andrica in a mining accident, he takes advantage of the clause in The Company's Employment Contract that allows him to claim Cecily as his wife in order to remain on the asteroid. The problem: Cecily is already married to his brother Billy, and Billy doesn't want to share.
When Evie signed on to be Mrs. Lieutenant Jonathan McCoy, she knew his military career and imminent deployment came with the package. Then Jon left, the months passed, and Evie discovered being a soldier’s wife is a lot more difficult than she’d believed. She and her husband communicate, but nothing much is being said. Unwilling to burden her husband with her fears for their marriage, and with no one else she can talk to, Evie’s at her wits end. Then her mother forcefully suggests Evie attend one of the military wives’ support meetings.