A Breathless Bride (Pearl House, Bk 1) (Harlequin Desire, No 2154)
A Breathless Bride - Pearl House, Bk 1 - Harlequin Desire, No 2154 Author:Fiona Brand After becoming the reluctant owner of the company that had cost him his fiancée, Constantine Atraeus wants more. Controlling Ambrosi Pearls would not be complete without enticing Sienna Ambrosi back into his bed. His ex-lover, however, won't be won over with simple promises and elaborate seductions. A legally binding contract has to b... more »e made.
So Constantine proposes the ultimate marriage bargain. If Sienna becomes his wife, she'll retain shares in her family's precious company. But she'll be bound to him forever. It is a union potentially worth billions. And it is a price Constantine is more than willing to pay.
A Breathless Bride was a fascinating, capture-your-interest story, but it didn't have the emotional wallop that I was looking for in the end. Oh, it came close, but I would have preferred more flashbacks to the time that Constantine dumped her and the fallout from that dumping. Instead, A Breathless Bride seemed to gloss over that period and made it less important for the reader.