It was just one night. That’s all I had time for. I didn’t need a relationship. Just a quick escape from the demands of my high stress career. It wasn’t even on my radar until my eyes locked with his. Call me easy, but that was all it took. I gave in and I chose him to get me through the night.
Karim is past the time when he should have chosen a bride, but he never met anyone who caught his eye. Forced to choose, he holds a ball and invites all eligible princesses to attend. And that’s when everything changes.
Shadow of Shame
Ivy Jeffries falls hopelessly in love with Jonas Armstrong, a man who has forced himself into a somewhat reclusive lifestyle owing to his sordid past. Ivy is elated when he finally lets his guard down, and kisses her. She thinks they are now moving forward into a relationship, until he tells her it meant nothing to him.