I’m walking down that aisle… whether I like it or not.
I learned very early on that every life matters—no life is insignificant, most especially not my own mother’s, whose life was cruelly slain. I vowed to do what I can so that no one has to feel as if they’re nothing at all when they lose their loved ones.
So when I’m forced into a marriage with Dominic Luca—the man next in line to be the head of the biggest crime family in all of New York—the ring he puts on my finger is a gun to my head with his finger on the trigger.
I couldn’t possibly hold his hand knowing it has the blood of countless men on it. I couldn’t possibly look into his eyes knowing he’s seen more deaths than a coroner.
I could never be safe around him. Not after a horrifying truth comes out, a truth that weaves his past with mine, a truth that makes me realize something even more horrifying than the truth itself.