Leopard's Kin by Becky Norman
Series: The Aquarian Era Tales, Book 1.
Approx. 128,200 words.
Published on May 13, 2012.
Lori Pate is learning how to cope with the loss of her husband and make a living as a horse trainer when the cats on her farm start doing some fairly unusual things. And when her hair starts turning gray at the age of 21, a cougar shows up on the farm, and a Native Canadian stranger enters the picture shortly thereafter, Lori gets the sinking feeling her world is turning upside-down.