Kaitlin Hawthorne’s life as an heiress to her family’s multinational tech firm was over the moment she decided to pack up and flee with her father's protégé. Determined to strike out on her own, she sets sail for parts unknown but is haunted by her past mistakes and the fiancée she has left behind. Will the sins of her past ruin her chance for happiness with the man of her dreams?
Marcelo Alesi is a reformed bad boy, primed to revolutionize the tech industry. But an unexpected proposition convinces him to abandon his carefully laid plans for the chance to reclaim the only woman he has ever loved; even if it means playing fast and hard with the truth.
As the two embark on a journey, Kaitlin is drawn into the mysterious organization known as "The Order". Distrustful of the Order’s motives, and concealing secrets of his own, Marcelo fights to protect and love Kaitlin, the woman he has claimed as his own.
Marcelo leaned against a wooden support beam near the private open-air bath’s entrance. He watched Kaitlin submerge herself in nature’s pool spectacularly situated against the backdrop of snow-capped mountain peaks in the distance.
Steam billowed around her, slightly obscuring her seductive image, which was a good thing, he thought as he fought the temptation to strip away his yukata and join her.
He had promised her that she could soothe her aches and pains in the water’s invigorating properties, but God help him, he wanted her.
Heat scorched Kaitlin’s skin wherever Marcelo’s gaze lingered. If he thought that she would remain untouched while he devoured her from afar, he was mistaken.
She seductively moved toward him, like an enchantress placing him under her spell.
With every closing step, his animalistic need for her intensified. Five yards, six feet, his mind calculated until there were mere inches between them, then that too was breached as she placed her palm tenderly against his chest. She silently peered into his eyes, conveying her mutual need without a word, waiting for him to make his move.
Born in Houston, TX, in 1974, Elizabeth Davis started writing at an early age. Her first book was written for an elementary school assignment when she was eight years old. It was called Silly Excuses—a book about fantastic excuses young children can tell their parents when they have been naughty. Not only did she pass the assignment with flying colors, her teacher loved the book so much that she had it published in the school library. Elizabeth has been writing ever since. Elizabeth earned her B.A. from Bowie State University in Communications Media. Her hobbies include reading, baking, traveling with her family, and life coaching. She currently resides in The Netherlands with her husband Pawel, their son Aiden, and Hermes, the family cat.