"Complex characters, vivid writing and intriguing plot twists keep readers coming back to Gideon's magical NOLA." -"Publishers Weekly" "He feared no man, no foe, no obstacle or challenge . . ." Burdened by the weight of his secrets and his father's sins, the need for redemption pulls Cale Terriot from his duty to his clan and the arms of his new mate into deadly intrigues in a rival territory. His dangerous masquerade in a high-stakes Shifter fight club is about to be exposed to those who would show no mercy - if he can survive in the ring. "How to protect a prince turned king made pawn?" Fearing she'll lose her soulmate to the darkness he carries inside, Kendra Terriot, newly made queen in the Shape-shifter House of Terriot, must provide him with an heir in order to save his life . . . and his soul. But first she must risk all to coax him back from the edge of violence inherited with his crown. "Can her love tear him from an unbreakable vow that can only end in death?" "Every delicious word Nancy Gideon puts on the page exhilarates with a sensuous ferocity. Hopelessly addicted." -"Darynda Jones, NY Times Bestselling Author"