Bree was always known for her wit, beauty, and ready smile. But that smile hid a truth that could have brought the world to its knees. What the world didn’t realize was that the sorcerers and sorceresses of long ago had not entirely disappeared. It meant that Bree lived a very lonely life hiding who she was. An unexpected encounter with a cold shifter forced her to open up in a way that even she had not expected. After one night of passion, Bree could feel the cracks in her façade threatening to tear her apart. Though Calixto is cold, there is something in his ardent devotion to his beliefs that force Bree to face the reality that she had feared. Is it possible that she can actually find someone who understands her? Though she knows it is unlikely, Calixto has not left her side, despite knowing the truth.