Iris, a former pack healer turned reclusive herbalist, has spent years living off-grid, healing humans and shifters alike, trying to forget the betrayal that forced her from her pack. When an injured Alpha stumbles onto her doorstep after a rogue attack, she’s torn between her oath to heal and her desire to remain detached from pack troubles. However, as Iris treats the alpha she discovers that she is his fated mate and the rightful female Alpha of his pack, something she’d never wanted. Complicating matters a vengeful shifter is seeking retribution. Iris must confront her painful past and embrace her future with Derek to save the pack she never thought she’d lead.