“I’m not going anywhere. I want you to get it, because I think you’re missing the big picture. I want you, for a lot longer than a brief fling. I see the potential for forever here, don’t you?”
The spotlight lands on Samantha Brooks. Years of practice build to the opening night of a global tour. She plays her heart out, but there are darker forces underneath the stage. There are eyes watching from the wings. Liam North fights to keep her safe with every weapon he owns. She’s his greatest pride—and his greatest weakness. The danger comes from somewhere no one expected. Betrayal threatens to destroy everything he’s built. His business. His family. His life. When the curtain falls, only one of them will be left standing.
A sadistic king made of darkness and death. A rising queen full of fury and pain. Armies will form, sides will be chosen, and one will conquer the other. Murder, betrayal, political and sexual intrigue enter the treacherous world of ruthless royals.
"Something invisible, unbreakable, and incurable had a hold on us, drawing us in like moths to a single flame. Could we one day break free of it, or would it choose to break us instead?"
“Two Harts. One forever. How can I choose?”
It’s soft at first, just a brush of his lips against mine, but soon he’s cupping my face with both hands, tilting my head back as his tongue sweeps into my mouth, his movements confident and skilled. Unhurried and unyielding. My hands find his shirt, pulling him closer as his tongue fucks my mouth. Because that’s exactly what this is. This isn’t kissing. Or maybe it is, and I’ve been kissing the wrong boys.
"When I was twelve years old he saved me, and I have belonged to him ever since..." "Maybe I needed to save him back for him to belong to me, too..."