The Alpha's reluctant houseguest...Holly Faulkes's life had been spent in hiding from the Sentinels. But now she is their prisoner, kept by Lannie Stewart, an undeniably sexy alpha wolf determined to initiate her into their world. Lannie's gift of influence has never failed him before...but Holly is not so easily won. Despite this, the Sentinel can sense the untapped power in Holly that they all desperately need. For a new enemy has risen, one determined to destroy their kind. And Holly can overcome this danger only if Lannie can convince her to accept and release her true identity.