We met Caroline in book one under hugely sad circumstances. Caroline has left the military life and come home to Bear Creek. Her childhood friend whom she had a huge crush on, had found his mate and she had never been able to congratulate them. Now he and his wife are dead and her feelings of guilt are huge even knowing they would never have been mates. Caroline offers to head up the mountain on behalf of Will to talk to the stubborn hermit who lives up there in regards to some land he owns. Surprised is how Caroline feels, when she realises Carter is her mate. Carter Eden was a famous movie star until a fan changed his thinking and his fate. Finding his mate on his mountain he realises his life will have to change.