The Dakota pack has lived secretly in a town in the Great Smoky Mountains for years. Marala Dakota ran away from the safety of this world as a heartbroken, pregnant teenager. She’s made a life for herself and her son without having anything to do with the wolves. Seventeen years have passed since that fateful decision. She’s struggling with two jobs and trying to keep the wolf within her at bay as it’s longing for escape intensifies. A handsome man named Taylor comes into her life at exactly the wrong time. Then her son’s father and leader of the Dakota pack, Kaden, shows up unexpectedly. Old wounds are torn open anew and events are set in motion that will change all of their lives forever.