Ava North is more comfortable talking to a dead man than a live one. Unfortunately, that also means it’s that much harder to find love. She’s in her forties and an introvert. Chasing down bad guys and being the best homicide Lieutenant is a piece of cake. Mmm cake. Finding a good man to share life with? That’s another story.
Slate Forbes is busting his fur to make a success out of his pack’s cabin business. He’s too busy dealing with renovations, and a competing bear clan, to think of a mate. But none of that matters when the most beautifully awkward woman bumps into him and steals his drink. Now, he can think of nothing more than to find her, mate her, and make her his.
Coming across a dead body on vacation is not Ava’s idea of relaxation, but she can tell something fishy’s going on in the small town. She’s not willing to let a possible crime go unsolved. Her focus on getting justice for the dead might be the end of her vacation and her life. With little evidence and no witnesses, she’s not sure what to do. Will Ava solve this crime, or will she be the next name on the killer’s list?