After eight years in prison, Levi Rush is finally out and back on the gritty streets of Detroit to claim the future he was owed. A future that includes the one woman he's wanted for years - his former best friend, Rachel. She's the reason he went inside, and if getting her to do what he wants means buying the building that houses her tattoo studio and using it as leverage, then that's what he'll do. Because if there's one thing he's learned inside, it's that if you want to win, you have to play dirty.
Ezekiel "Zee" Chase has a complicated past. Born into a family whose wealth grew from the seedy world of big-time crime, he ran away as a teenager and made a home for himself on the streets of Detroit. By day the mechanic works at a local garage. But by night he throws down with the best of them in Detroit's gritty underground fighting scene. With all those muscles, he's never had trouble with women - until he meets one who challenges him to the greatest fight of his life....
"SHAME.. BUT SADLY IT JUST DIDN'T DO IT FOR ME"
Lawyers Connor and Victoria Blake had a high-powered marriage to match their meteoric careers - until a secret from Victoria's past came back to haunt her. A year after it all fell apart, Victoria is ready for a new job, a new town. Instead of signing the divorce papers, though, her husband has a tempting proposal - one week of no holds barred before moving on with their lives. She's never stopped wanting him, but he's always kept the deepest part of himself locked away.
At 20, Lily Andrews has already lived a lifetime. Her battle with leukemia put her three years behind her ballet career, and now that the grueling treatment is behind her, she's eager to put her dancing shoes back on - literally and figuratively. One man has been her personal light at the end of her tunnel, the one man she's sure will help her rekindle her passion for life. Kahu Winter. And she'll let nothing stand in the way of having him - not even Kahu himself.
Law professor Eleanor May is fine with taking over a class for a colleague on sabbatical. She's not so fine with the hot student who's always seated front and center. Once upon a time she was that student...and the scars remain eight years after it ended. Yet this guy seems different from the others. Despite the alarm bells in her head warning her about history repeating itself, she is drawn toward the forbidden once again - even though this time it could consume her.
Gabriel Woolf is unstoppable. A ruthless businessman, he has perfected the art of revenge. Ever since his mother's death, Gabriel has harbored only one wish: To take down the man who ruined their lives. But all bets are off when he meets his father's stepdaughter, Honor St. James. Beautiful and innocent, she is everything Gabriel never knew he wanted - and now there's no turning back. Honor wasn't born yesterday.
"WELL WRITTEN & WELL DEVELOPED STORY & CHARACTERS"