There are only two rules: let no one see my birthmark and never use social media.
Last night, I broke both.
Today, I learn just how deadly mistakes can be.
On the run with her mother since she was five, Ariana’s life has never been normal. Although she’s never been told about her childhood, she’s smart enough to know that when the men in dark suits appear, it’s time to run again. For fifteen years, it has been the two of them against the world. After a careless night of drunken revelry, Ariana awakens to learn that an online video of the beach celebration has gone viral. Before she and her mother can flee, tragedy strikes and Ariana finds herself rescued by one of the very men from which they’d been hiding.
Seductive and charismatic, Cole Serrano had one objective: deliver the missing Valentine heir to her father. But her innocence and untamed spirit ignites a smoldering desire that is as passionate as it is deadly. Instantly drawn to each other, Ariana embraces her newly awakened sexuality to avoid facing the violence of her past and the uncertainty of her future, while Cole struggles with the impending war brought on by her return.