Galena is a struggling actress in modern day New Orleans. She can’t quite pay her rent and she recently found out her boyfriend was unfaithful with one of her best friends. An opportunity arises to explore new and different possibilities if she’s willing to take the chance. The Theatre of Fantasies is renowned for its erotic plays. If Galena is willing to overcome her barriers and delve into a new world of passion, a leading role awaits and a much brighter future.
Please note, this novella contains strong steamy content and language.
Seduction, passion and the chance for new love. A terrible truth that will change two lives forever…
Venetia Aston-Montagu has escaped to Italy’s most captivating city to work in her godmother’s architectural practice, putting a lost love behind her. For the past ten years she has built a fortress around her heart, only to find the walls tumbling down one night of the carnival when she is rescued from masked assailants by an enigmatic stranger, Paolo Barone.
Drawn to the powerfully seductive Paolo, despite warnings of his Don Juan reputation and rumours that he keeps a mistress, Venetia can’t help being caught up in the smouldering passion that ignites between them.
When she finds herself assigned to a project at his magnificent home deep in the Tuscan countryside, Venetia must not only contend with a beautiful young rival, but also come face to face with the dark shadows of Paolo’s past that threaten to come between them.
Can Venetia trust that love will triumph, even over her own demons? Or will Paolo’s carefully guarded, devastating secret tear them apart forever?