Being a police detective is hard. Add the complication of being a werewolf subject to human prejudice, and you might say Ray Branigan has his work cut out for him. He's hot on the trail of a killer when he realizes he needs help. Enter Cal Parker, the beautiful half-fairy Ray's secretly been in love with for years--secretly, because while werewolves mate for life, fairies? don't. Ray needs Cal's expertise, but it isn't easy to concentrate with his mate walking around half-naked trying to publicly seduce him. By the time Ray identifies the killer--and sorts out a few prejudices of his own--it may be too late for Cal.