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During the Peloponnesian War the Athenians occupied the promontory of Pylos to counter Sparta's repeated invasions of Attica. Over two days of fighting the small garrison beat off the Spartan army and the returning Athenian fleet won a crushing victory in the nearby waters, stranding a contingent of elite Spartan hoplites on the island of…
Family meant everything.
Good, bad, right, wrong, legal, illegal—none of that mattered when it came to family.
Family was and always would be number one.
Blood didn’t matter; it was all about loyalty.
On the outside, Catarina Lambardoni seemed to have it all: thick skin, a head for running the legal side of the family business, money, power, and an untouchable status. Her personal life … not so much. With her family, finding the right guy felt almost unattainable.
Jag Maratelli, the boss’s right hand, had worked extremely hard to sustain his position within the family, and he honored it with his life. When summoned to the East Coast for an unexpected meeting, he never dreamed he would encounter a beautiful, curvaceous mafia princess with a fire inside her that enthralled him to his core.
The chemistry between Catarina and Jag was white hot from the start, and Jag had been with enough women to know Catarina was something special. He wouldn’t allow himself to walk away from her or the possibilities between them.
But will it be enough, especially when betrayal within the family sends Jag back West? He promised he’d come back for her, but what will happen when danger lurks closer to her than anyone could have imagined?
Unfortunately, the choice may not be theirs.