Tiger shapeshifter and soldier Kersen Amat is desperate to mate with the sexy Jarita Namar, a leopard shapeshifter and the woman of his dreams. He plans his courtship and pursuit with care.
Step 1 is to secure parental permission.
Step 2 is to collect rubies for the bride price.
Step 3 is to woo the beautiful and independent leopard shifter.
Not impossible tasks, but hardly easy either, considering the number of things that could go wrong.
Jarita has watched Kersen from afar for months, but he hasn't shown any return interest. It's time to take action and shape her future in the way she desires.
During a fortuitous meeting in the jungle sparks fly, along with love and laughter. Mutual pleasure explodes—sweet, erotic and compelling—until thieves intent on stealing rubies from the clan mines intrude. A disaster since without the rubies there's no bride price and their courtship will be doomed. Obtaining Jarita, a jewel beyond price, as his mate might take more than rubies and seduction…