Watching your children as they find their mates and build their families eases the pain of loss and makes it easier to bear your fate. But it doesn't stop the longing for what you'll never have.Carrick McMahon is happy for his sons and daughter. He's worked hard to make sure they have the one thing he knows he never will—their fated mate. He lost his chance years ago, when the woman fate paired him with chose another… a man who tried to destroy his family.With his death, the danger to the McMahon Clan has passed. Carrick is focused on his growing family and position on the council. But his newest daughter-in-law isn't willing to let him settle. She wants fate to give him a second chance… and she has the power to make sure he gets it.