They called him the grave digger—the man who dug up the darkest secrets of a person’s past.
Damian Blackstone didn’t care about my existence. He came into my world for one reason only. He came to find answers about his past.
He moved like the villain in my favorite fairytales. He wasn’t the one who received the happily ever afters; he was the one who destroyed them.
Which was why I couldn’t understand my step-father setting it up in his will for Damian and me to be married. If we didn’t wed, all of my family’s inheritance would be donated to charity.
I wasn’t certain I’d be able to live with a man like Damian, but make no mistake, he wasn’t the monster in this story. Damian danced with the darkness, but I submersed myself within it.
The longer he stuck around, the more complicated things became. Every family had its skeletons, and Damian came to dig up ours. When the truth came out, and the secrets were revealed, I was left wishing I’d never said, ‘I do.’
By that point, it was already too late.
I was tangoed in his darkness as he bathed within mine.
Brittainy Cherry has been in love with words since the day she took her first breath. She graduated from Carroll University with a Bachelors Degree in Theatre Arts and a minor in Creative Writing. She loves to take part in writing screenplays, acting, and dancing–poorly of course. Coffee, chai tea, and wine are three things that she thinks every person should partake in! Brittainy lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. When she’s not running a million errands and crafting stories, she’s probably playing with her adorable pets.
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First up, for all you cliffhanger haters…this is a cliffhanger so suck it up buttercup and read it!
If you didn’t read the prologue, no worries, its in this novel as well. We meet Adrian and Valentina. They are attracted to each other, but they are in different mafia families. Val’s family hates Adrian’s family. Val is in a bad situation being engaged to a monster who feels that fists are for women and not hugs…catch my drift?? So Val makes Adrian an offer he can’t refuse…. keep Val for life to be is wife and kill her douche fiancée who she is not even close to in love with.
Adrian and Val must deal with a lot since Sal left Val with a few parting bruises and another terrible trauma to deal with. Adrian is trying to burn the world down to find her ex ALONG WITH her father.
The two slowly learn each other’s tells and bodies *Snickers* while learning to lean on each other. They are slowly falling in love, but each is worried about what will happen IF the council takes her away. IF the council nullifies their marriage. IF Val leaves him once the deal is done. IF he will toss her out and not want her anymore once the deal is done. They talk but sometimes talk AROUND their fears.
There is a lot of violence, twists, backstabbing and worries to keep this couple on their toes. We are dying to see Adrian get some revenge for Val. We are also hoping to see this love blooming between Adrian and Val become more open and then………………BOMB DROP and holy moly was I left with my mouth open at the end. I mean we see it coming but yeah….its still a hard one to swallow. I cant wait for more!!!
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