For years, Benjamin Cross searched for the missing child from his pack. She had disappeared right before the betrayal that had killed the pack leader. Though many had searched tirelessly, the child remained hidden. Now, more than twenty years later, he has found her, but she is not what he expected. Ben is drawn to the beautiful young woman by a powerful desire and an even more powerful instinct to protect. He has come to teach her all she needs to know. Confused and unsure about the images clouding her mind, Shadoe knows she must seek the truth and unravel the mystery. To preserve her own sanity, she must learn to trust a man with a secret of his own. Ben has the difficult task of playing teacher to Shadoe's unwilling pupil. But Shadoe Wallace is so much more, and it will take Benjamin to open her eyes to her destiny.