Publisher: Ellora's Cave
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Heat Rating: 2
Phoebe has been working for Luca only a short time, but their attraction is sizzling. Then Luca’s powerful father Salvatore discovers his son’s interest in Phoebe—and thinks her beneath him. Salvatore offers Phoebe money to disappear from Luca’s life, and desperation drives her to accept.
After discovering what his father has done, Luca pays him back and goes after Phoebe. Hurt and revenge drive him to demand repayment—in his bed. He refuses to listen to her reasons and her own pride doesn’t help the situation. Luca tries to convince himself the only thing he’s interested in now is her body.
Phoebe fervently wishes it was just amazing sex, instead of Love. Luca determinedly tries not to fall for a woman he can’t trust. Fate has other plans for them both.
Phoebe Sanders worked as a personal assistant to Luca Androtti for the past few months. The attraction was there and smouldering when Luca's father Salvatore comes into the scene threatening Phoebe with blackmail when his plans are threatened. He doesn't feel Phoebe is of quality for his son and his future.
Feeling hurt and betrayed decides it is time to help her sister Anya who had Retinitis Pigmentosa, blindness was looming forever for her sister without trying the costly treatment.
Luca reacted first and for most with anger for being duped. After paying his father the money he gave Phoebe to disappear he now had her right where he wanted her in his bed anytime, anyway. Going after her he didn't want to hear any excuse of why she left or her past. He used her as punishment and then when he began to fall in love with her he didn't understand how he could fall in love with someone he couldn't trust so the secrets of an engagement caused more turmoil and desperation which drives Phoepe away.
Kit has you from the very first word. This story has wonderful characters and a great plot one that has you wanting Luca to be the man that Phoebe deserve.
4 Tea Cups!