by Sirin Love
Ebook ISBN: 9781310991240
[ Fantasy Romantic Suspense, MF ]
Stripped of her nobility and taken as a war prize, Viette is determined to take control of her life at all costs, even if it means dominating a King to do so.
At every turn her world is filled with passionate intrigues, silver-tongue lies, and blinding deceit. ‘Don’t bite the hand that feeds you’ rings true, especially if the hand is that of Viette.
He stood abruptly, leaving Viette sprawling to save herself a fall, and stalked to the window. “I offered them a plan to forge the largest pillary north of The End Sea. A majority of the profits—”
He ground his teeth together, his chest heaved with angry breath. “And Aust insults me by fixing his eyes on you.”
She sat back on her heels, unsure of how to take his words. “It was mere commonplace flattery. Nothing more.”
“He wants you.”
The thought made her laugh, which only made his mouth twist in revulsion.
This feral jealousy of his excited her. Would he fight over her like a rabid hound? His furious expression fell and vulnerability came through. Hands behind his back, he walked this way and that until he was by the bed again. One hand found its way to her side. He held it there, barely touching, for a moment.
“One thing I won’t stand for is for him set his teeth into you to spite me.”