Polar bear shifter Clara Walsh is on the run from her past when she finds herself unexpectedly in the northern California town of Red Valley. An unlikely series of events leads her to a group of smokejumping black bear shifters, who welcome her in and give her the chance to start over. Although Clara is happy enough with her new friends, she still feels like something is missing. As Christmas approaches, the festive season makes her long for a little romance in her life. But she’s worried that any man she finds won’t be able to handle knowing that his girlfriend is a bear, so she pushes away the idea of finding love. When a crisis situation forces her to show her true side to a man she’s been admiring from afar, she can only hope that Christmas won’t be ruined by her shocking revelation.
Carter Shaw may be one of the toughest guys you’ve ever met, and he doesn’t reveal his true heart to many people. But he’s also a hopeless romantic at heart. Deep down, he wants nothing more than a woman to love and spoil, and he’s never met a woman he wanted to do that for more than Clara Walsh. But when a freak accident on a rainy December night leaves him fighting for his life, he learns that loving Clara will be a much bigger adventure than he thought.
Sexy shifters and their feisty mates who aren’t shy about loving each other – so, this is an adult, 18+ reader tale.