This book was first published by Tease Publishing as part of the Dark Tarot line. I had the rights reverted to me, and it will be re-released soon by Umbral Press. All reviews for this book on the reviews page refer to the Dark Tarot edition.
Deylen Troika is the new Alpha of the Centruroides clan of scorpion shifters and the owner of a toxicology lab to appear legitimate amongst mortals. Forced to hire a new employee for his lab, Deylen has to go outside of his clan to find someone with the qualifications. He can't help but notice his new employee, Seneca McLane is stunningly beautiful If only her personality wasn't so abrasive.
Deylen uncovers a secret Seneca harbors, bringing them closer together, more than he would have imagined. It also puts his own secret in danger of being discovered.
When a rival clan challenges Deylen for the city, Seneca is caught up in to a world she knows nothing about. Can Deylen keep his clan affairs separate and protect her innocence or will she become an unwitting pawn in the fight for supremacy amongst the arachnid shifters?