Henry Weston can't take it anymore. Lately, his job with the Alliance seems to be less about protecting shifters from their enemies and more about surveilling his own people and making sure they don't break any Alliance rules. This is not what he signed up for, so it's time for him to make a change. There's only one problem: his mate and colleague Margaret isn't on board at all. In fact, they can't seem to agree on anything lately.
Meanwhile, Alliance leader Adrian Blacke's new assistant, Gail McPherson is having similar trouble adjusting to her job. The ideals that made her join the Alliance don't match up with her day-to-day reality and she yearns for something else.
When the two of them meet, sparks fly, and they even start to hear each other's thoughts, like only true mates can. But Henry already has a mate whom he wants to remain loyal to, despite their disagreements. If Henry and Gail can't be lovers, at least they can be allies in a new cause: forming a New Alliance. What ensues is a battle between sense and emotion, loyalty and fate.
This paranormal romance novella is the fifth in the Scottish Werebear series. For the best experience, listeners are advised to listen to the series in order.
Loved the book. It is a very nice story. The only reason I only gave it four stars was because of a rather annoying mistake right at the end of the story. Up to that point it was well written with no mistakes.