Thirteen Clans. Thirteen Males. One prize.
Winter Jarl is the most notorious female warrior of her species. Her father is chief, and he’s dying, so he’s cashed in on a promise she made long ago: he’s setting her up with an alpha from each of the thirteen clans before she takes over his position.
Sentenced to a year of isolation, she will spend twenty-eight-days alone with each man. By the end of it, Winter must choose one to stand beside her.
The challenge? She must be in love to produce an heir.
Cycle Nine: Breaking Winter
After being violated by magic, Winter lashes out at the new alpha in her home. He pushes and engages her in ways she is not yet ready for. But her wolf won’t let her keep him at arm’s length.
Ash has never reacted to a female like this before, and he doesn’t know what to do when he can’t rely on his usual practices. Trained to be impartial, his instincts scream to protect Winter even though she doesn’t need him for that. But so long as she needs him...