They say, ‘Revenge is better served cold.’ Well, this payback been on ice for three long years. Luca Greco is finally ready to get his lick back for the betrayal done to him. The stage is set, and he’s happy to watch it all play out from his front-row seat. The ways he plans to torture and make the little bastard suffer before he puts a bullet in his head will be a work of art. Then, he’ll kill his dad, Gio.
Avery has a job to do. The millions deposited into her account as a down payment is to resolve her of feelings for Marco. It shouldn’t matter that Avery hates Luca with a deep-rooted passion. Or that Marco’s messed up life is a hard pill to swallow…or that he is really a charming, good looking piece of man. At the end of the day, she’ll do as she’s trained to do to keep her masters from turning the gun on her.
Marco Fabbri has perfected the art of being slow to speak, quick to listen, and even quicker to sniff out lies. It’s a skill he’s learned from his father. And the skill of strategy is one he’s learned from his notorious mother, Cindy. While he’s smiling, dining, and oh yes, loving Avery, he’s no fool to the game. While others think he’s playing Checkers, he’s playing the most dangerous game of Chess in his life…and they all are his pawns in this war that will expose all his foes.
Cat and mouse…live by the sword, die by the sword…they are all true in this dangerous world they operate in. But can enemies to lovers…and finding real love in all the wrong places be true, too?
For years, Kayla worked her fingers to the bones to prove she wasn’t a helpless case. Mistakes in her youth earned her a bad reputation in her small town, but now, she’s made it. A high price hair and makeup artist on the number one sitcom has seemed to cover a multitude of sins. Posed to return home as the local celebrity, her competitive sister chooses to announce her engagement to still her shine.
Refusing to be outdone yet again by her twit of a sister, Kayla knows just what to do. What’s better than one celebrity? How about two?
Dubbed as the Hottest Gay Man on television, Cage Ramsey has every gay man wanting him and every woman wishing on their lucky star that he’ll go straight. What turned out to be a great idea of his agent to play up the gay angle to get noticed is making him millions and ensuring he goes to sleep with nothing but his pillow to keep him company. The torture of it all is being so close to the woman he’s been in love with for the past year, but not being able to tell her. Then again, Kayla seeing him as nothing but her, “Gay Bestie,” doesn’t help his case.
Willing to do anything at this moment to get Kayla to see the man behind the act, Cage agrees to go back home with her. However, he didn’t know he was signing up to be in the middle of two vengeful sisters, the town’s Mayor son determined to be the one to warm Cage’s bed, a nosy reporter hungry for a story, and Kayla’s ex trying to get his way back into her life.