Torn between duty and desire, and on the brink of civil war, Zak only has one shot to get it right for all of Ishtaan and the woman who stole his heart.
Alien abduction wasn’t what Callie meant when she dreamed of being whisked away from her rat-infested apartment and the mountain of debt due to failed fertility treatments her ex left her with, and waking up on a spaceship a million miles from Earth isn’t the improvement she’s hoping for. Discovering that she is one of six other female captives taken to repopulate a dying alien civilization doesn’t make it any better.
Prince Zakaarir is out of choices. His sire’s greedy ambitions have brought their world to the brink of starvation and started an interplanetary war that is destroying their planet. Their females are dying of a genetic disease, and bringing in replacements from another world is a last desperate attempt to save all Ishtaans from extinction. All he needs is to make one his Queen so he can claim the throne and save his people from another war.
Beautiful, smart, and far too independent for her own good, Callie was the last thing he expected, and exactly what he so desperately needs.
In a last desperate race against time when the unthinkable happens and his sire commits the ultimate betrayal putting Callie’s life in danger, Zakaarir knows he has to choose between the woman he is coming to love…