Maeve Lawson is a wonderful counselor for her students, but she never takes her own advice when it comes to intimate relationships. It’s easy to tell someone else how to communicate effectively. It’s much harder putting it into practice, which is the heart of her problems. But when she meets a big, hunky lion, she’s ready to give intimacy a shot.
Leo, a lion shifter and the manager of Midnight Mates, has survived living without a pride by burying himself in long, hard hours working to make the bar a huge success for his friends … his chosen family. He’s happy and content with his life until the woman of his dreams leans on his counter. Maeve is sweet, beautiful and makes every protective instinct in him go off.
How can two dysfunctional souls come together as one if each of them is too afraid to open up to the other? Fate has a way of bringing mates together, but life has many ways to keep them apart.