The Thread Free Short Story Kingdom Rising: Draoithe Saga Meet Luke and Eli before they meet one another. Both have secrets they don’t want to share. He agonizes over how to introduce himself. She’s finished with men controlling her life. Both have pasts that make everything complicated. Can he overcome his anxiety? Can she trust a man? Steamy Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance 18+ HEA! NC! Fated Mates ***Warning: Adult Themes, Fantasy Violence, and/or Explicit Sexual Situations. Intended for a Mature Audience.