'Carly Taylor had made it on her own for six years, raising her daughter and hiding from the heartbreaking memories of the husband who d betrayed her.
'But when her daughter's life was threatened, Carly was desperate enough to go to the man she'd tried to forget and ask for his help.
'Stefano Alessi was the embodiment of power and once he learned he had a child, he was determined to wield that power ruthlessly. He gave Carly one option: return to his home and to his bed.
'And that was where the danger lay. For once Carly was locked in Stefano's embrace, the world would cease to matter. For how could she fight the sheer force of a man whose greatest weapon was the desire she felt for him?' (Publication summary)
'Kristi's journalist brother was a hostage, and only one man could help: Sheikh Shalef Al-Sayed. He had power and influence at his fingertips—but how could Kristi win his support? Shalef was way out of her league. His world of wealth and privilege was closed to Kristi…. Gate-crashing his glamorous cocktail party was the only way of grabbing his attention!
'But Kristi got more than she bargained for. Becoming the mistress of this enigmatic, dangerously attractive man hadn't been part of her plan, yet this was the deal and Kristi had no choice. If she wanted Shalef's help, she'd have to play the game his way, and he was clearly making—and breaking—all the rules!' (Publication summary)