Marcello Lastra has always wanted one thing—to be left in peace.
When his estranged brother commits suicide, it’s up to him to take up the leadership mantle within the famiglia. Thrust into a mob war he wanted no part of, he must secure allies and outsmart his enemies.
A marriage alliance might be his only lifeline, but how can a man with an aversion to touch willingly tie himself to another?
Catalina Agosti has always wanted one thing—to protect her child.
Spurned by her family for being ‘damaged goods,’ Catalina has been exiled to a convent for the last ten years. One tragic event takes away all her choices, and she has to seek protection from a man with a mysterious past.
But how can Catalina trust another, when all her life she’s been betrayed by those who should have loved her?