Powerful Italian Marco Valante was used to taking what he wanted - and he wouldn't let a little thing like Flora Graham's engagement to Chris stand in the way! Flora had been trying to convince herself she was happy with her steady fiancee, but her head hadn't stopped spinning since she'd literally bumped into Marco! The sexy tycoon wasted no time in seducing her and whisking her away to his villa - for privacy, passion, and a surprise marriage proposal. Marco was determined to marry Flora before she could discover their 'accidental' meeting hadn't been quite so innocent ...
Count Rafael has bided his time. He's kept his passions under control for two years--his bride was young and he did not want to claim her until she was woman enough to handle him. But now she has come of age, she will be his.
Lots of tension. The story of a young, spoiled woman who agrees to a death bed promise to marry her father's protege. She has no clue about the underlying reasons for her dad's insistence on the marriage and resists the relationship with every ounce of hostile, petty energy she has. She does finally push too hard and learns some unpleasant truths about her dad and herself.
HE'LL FINALLY CLAIM HER---IN THE MARRIAGE BED!
When Emily Blake innocently kissed formidable Italian count Rafael Di Salis, she didn't know that she was bound by her late father's wishes to marry him. Emily agreed to be the count's wife until she reached twenty-one...
Count Rafael has bided his time. He's kept his passions under iron control for two years---his bride was young and he did not want to claim her until she was woman enough to handle him. But now she has come of age, she will be his!
sara craven has been one my fav authors for the hqn books for several years .. this book doesn't disappoint