Layla has grown up with her pack in a small Highland village and enjoys the relatively peaceful life that she leads there.
However, things take an unexpected turn when it is announced that her rite of ascension is imminent. She is to be mated permanently to the alpha, and there is no choice in the matter.
The alpha is the arrogant Aidan who has also has no interest in taking a permanent mate; but if he declines, he will have to abdicate from his role as alpha and leader of the pack.
Now both Aidan and Layla are going to have make this work somehow, and Aidan has no idea just how much of a test this arranged mating is going to be...especially when temptation arises and his loyalty to his new mate is tested to the limit....