mob boss Vladimir Ivanov has many enemies—one of them just kidnapped his wife.
A mafia war has erupted in London, and
Vladimir’s enemies know his one weakness is his deep passion for his new bride,
Carter Ivanov. When rival mob boss Maksim Ovechkin kidnaps her, Vladimir is
willing to pay the ransom with his own blood.
But Maksim’s plans go deeper than that.
Vladimir’s blood may not be enough.
Maksim wants Carter for himself.
Carter has a secret—she’s pregnant with
If Maksim finds out, the consequences will be
disastrous. But Carter isn’t willing to give up on her husband, even if her
loyalty to Vladimir puts her life on the line.
Some risks are worth taking, however, and Carter
has a plan.
Unfortunately, Maksim is one step ahead of her.
Carter is no mafia princess who needs saving.
She’s a force to be reckoned with. But she’ll need every ounce of her strength
to defeat Maksim and his Bratva, and
keep her family alive.
grieve your loss, then I expect you to settle into your new life—and your
new bed.” Maksim leaned in
to kiss me, but I turned my cheek. “Carter.” His tone was authoritative and
demanding, but I refused to let him touch me.
“By the end of the night, you’ll be a widow. Don’t get too
comfortable with your spoiled American attitude. I won’t tolerate it.”
Satisfied with the terror on my face, he motioned to the guards to open the
cell door. “You belong to me now, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy the
chase. Stay feisty, Carter. Submissives are a bore.”
caring for exotic, dangerous, and adorable animals as a zookeeper. As an
author, Kat weaves her love of animals into her work. She is the co-author of
the New York Times bestselling
children’s book Animals on the Other Side
written with Sylvia Browne.
avid tennis player and spends her free time playing matches in a recreational
league in Cincinnati, Ohio. She holds a bachelor’s degree in theatre from
Wilmington College, a professional writing certificate from the University of
Cincinnati, and a master’s degree in creative writing from Spalding University