In an attempt to find her a man, Kiera's best friend heaves her halfway across the universe, only the man she's ordained to meet is a warrior, battle-hardened and currently living in exile. A'Ran is calculating and way too cautious to be shocked by life and whatever it throws at him. That is until he is confronted with the challenge of becoming a worthy partner for his life mate.
Kiera settled at an uncomfortable angle, the sandpapery red roofing snagging her polyester disco clothing and preventing her from sliding over the nearby edge of the three-story row house. A warm, late spring breeze held just a dash of chill, which was kept at bay by the internal warmth of the three margaritas she'd downed less than an hour before. Evelyn, her best friend and landlord, shifted beside her before waving a manicured hand at the clear night a...