'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)
'Carly was elated by famous millionaire Stefano’s passionate proposal of marriage. But just three months into that marriage, Carly was dragged down from the heights of happiness into loveless misery. Stefano was barely ever home and, worse, he had a mistress. So Carly fled the mansion, only realizing afterward that she was pregnant. Seven years later, their child, whom she has been raising on her own, comes down with a serious illness, and she is unable to pay the massive cost of the surgery. She has only one choice…to ask Stefano for help. Furious that she has kept the existence of his child a secret all these years, he puts a condition on his help—they must become husband and wife once again.' (Publication summary)