Phoebe Devine has loved Jake North for years, but she’s kept her feelings hidden because she didn’t want to ruin their friendship. Jake is a sexy, smoldering mountain lion shifter who’s put his life on the line to protect Catamount shifters. Catamount has held the secrets of mountain lion shifters for centuries, but the town has been thrown into turmoil on the heels of a surprise death that upended trust among shifters in the community. Phoebe is one of the few people Jake trusts—completely. She’s also tempting beyond all reason—delectably curvy, passionate, and so sexy her mere presence rattles Jake’s control. He’s denied the depth of his desire for her, but once he has a taste, unbridled passion swirls around them, engulfing them in its power.
Jake knows beyond any doubt Phoebe is meant to be his, but she has her own reservations. She’s loved him in secret for so long, she’s afraid to put her heart on the line. On a journey that spans from Maine to Montana, Phoebe and Jake face their feelings for each other and chase the secrets that threaten everything Catamount shifters hold dear. While Phoebe grapples with whether she can trust in Jake’s love for her, Jake tries to keep her safe as events around them thrust them in the path of danger. In a love story filled with passion, steamy romance, adventure, betrayal and secrets, Phoebe will have to discover if she has faith in the love Jake offers. Can best friends find their love in time for the magic of Christmas?