As captain of an Irish mafia crew, Shane has everything he wants. Money, women, and power. He can have anything, except the one woman with whom he's obsessed. Mia Kasilli, daughter of a Russian kingpin, wants nothing to do with that lifestyle. When he can no longer be without her, he orchestrates a series of actions that leave her father in his debt and Mia in his power. He's dark and dangerous, the embodiment of everything she doesn't want in a man, so why does she crave him so much?
"Beautiful, Thrilling, and Just Overall Fantastic"
Sarah Hastings has watched over her little brother most of her life, so when he gets in trouble with the mob, she approaches Roman Rinaldi about settling his debt. He isn't interested in her first offer and negotiates with a counter offer - one that has her in his bed and at his mercy. She may be in over her head, but it's her heart she has to worry about as she starts to warm up to the seemingly ruthless mobster, who finds her equally compelling.
"Didn't like the narrator"
Ordinary Tara Noland leads a boring existence until she sees something she was never meant to observe. Head of the Russian mafia in his city, Alexei Varnakov can't let her go after she witnesses him murdering an underling. He should follow the code of the vory v zakone and eliminate her, but he can't. Instead, he decides to keep the fiery redhead. It's the only way she can stay alive, but she's defiant and fights him at every turn. He can break his little fox with passion, but can he ever win her trust?
Patrick Murphy leads the Irish mafia in his city. He could have any woman he wants, except the one he's forbidden himself to take - his ward, Lauren. He longs for her and craves her. Until now, he's managed to keep her out of his arms by sending her out of the country. Now that she's finished with college and back home, his resolve is crumbling. She's determined to have him, and it's impossible to fight her and himself. If...when...he surrenders, he knows she'll hate him for doing so once she learns his darkest secret.
Ballerina Siobhan O'Mara has been in love with her brother's best friend for as long as she remembers, but Cormac has always treated her like a kid sister. When they're unexpectedly involved in a drive-by shooting, almost losing her snaps his carefully regulated control. Having her is more important than shielding her from the truth about his role in the Irish Mafia, and he claims the woman he needs.