Bastian Carrigan is rich, brilliant and completely ubtainable. Those close to him believe he is a happy terminal bachelor, but deep down the warrior is lonely. His mother died when he was fourteen, his father a short time later. Being orphaned at such a young age has had a profound impact on the way Bastian lives his life. He has always been a loner and doesn't even let his most valued friends get too close. Rather than engaging in risky relationships, Bastian has dedicated his life to his work but lately science just isn't eugh. Kylee Quintana is a doctor. She followed a patient to Seneca and never looked back. She's intrigued by the new world she stumbled across and surprised she fits in so perfectly. Unfortunately humans are the underdog in this mystical domain where vampires and warriors are the rm. Especially when it comes to the prominent and sexy Bastian Carrigan. Kylee has never felt such intense animal magnetism for a man before. Too bad, the feeling isn't mutual. As Radek ups his game to keep the warriors preoccupied, family secrets are revealed and a new threat emerges from the forest surrounding the fort. Can Bastian and Kylee work together to save a human victim? Will Kylee find a way to survive in such a dangerous world? Can she make a man love her who is determined to avoid her? Will sparks fly or disappointment rein?
Melanie P. Smith went to Dixie Collage and the University of Phoenix where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. She also has a Postgraduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Negotiation from the University of Utah. She has worked for the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office for over 24 years, most of that time has been in the Special Operations Division. She is part of the support staff for the SWAT team which requires her to respond on call-outs where she coordinates communication and logistics in the SWAT command post. She is also on the logistics team of the Child Abduction Response Team. In addition she works closely with Search & Rescue, the Mounted Posse, K9 and the Motor Unit. She has been able to utilize her knowledge of police and rescue operations as well as business practices to make her novels fun and exciting.