Layla Carson always walks the path her father paved for her. But working in Greater Hope Hospital's research laboratory doesn't bring her joy. However her life shifts into overdrive when she hears a mysterious voice in the lab begging for help.
The voice names her the "Matriarch", and she appears destined for greatness, a leader in the animal kingdom and shifter world. But she's hunted by those who want her only for what's within her–extraordinary DNA. She must quickly determine who is friend and who is foe. Including the sexy Roland Stone.
Roland's pack is interested in her DNA, but he is drawn to her in a primal way. He watches as she hones her newfound abilities to wage battle against those determined to destroy her. Unleashing her inner beast, she's soon ready to carve her own path. Now he must convince her that he is worthy to walk by her side.