Lorai needs humans to live. Her particular magic feeds off joy and goodwill. Human laughter fills her with power. It works with shifters, too.
Working at the Crossroads was her means of getting out of the public eye, and she has enjoyed the quiet life making people happy with designer marine-themed gowns.
Adam is a dolphin shifter who caters to humans who want to learn the mysteries of the ocean with the possibility of treasure. His treasure-diving charter is part of his tiny empire of water-based businesses and his true passion, until he meets Lorai.
From the moment he sees the majestic mermaid dancing in the waves, he knows that their paths have connected for a reason. She is exactly what he has dreamed of. A woman who owns the waves she swims in. He only needs to seduce her into agreement. It is a dangerous plan, but he knows it will be worth it.