A paranormal romance short. (Revised with an added chapter 2019).

A shapeshifter shaman on the run meets a beautiful but injured park ranger during a blizzard. Saving her will risk his secret, but leaving her to die is not an option.

Joseph Blackhorse doesn't trust humans. He and his tribe of animal shape shifting shamans known as "The Shadow People" among the Crow and Arapaho tribes. Hunted by the government who seek to use their power and magic for its military and unable to hide any longer among the Crow tribe in Montana; they seek a new home in Wyoming.

Joseph's family wants him to choose a mate so that the bloodline can continue, but he has yet to find anyone among their tribe. When the worst blizzard Wyoming has seen in years hits, the family takes refuge inside a national park. They encounter Kendra Jones, an injured park ranger. They help her and she discovers their secret. Joseph likes Kendra, but he can trust her with his family secret and his heart?

Winter's Kiss (pdf)