Hosting a fabulous party is the perfect cap-off to Cassie Hagen's successful business trip in Paris. Living in the land of decadent macarons, French fashion and champagne is great—especially compared to her past life as the scholarship student at a tony New York private school.
Then Jack Marchand shows up. Sure, he's hot, French and superapologetic about how he humiliated her in high school. He was all of her firsts: her first lover, the first to break her heart and the first to dump her after one night together.
Jack has never forgotten Cassie. He's determined to prove he's changed and win her back. As an apology, it's pretty much perfect. Deliciously so. But Cassie isn't quite ready to forgive him.
Liz Maverick is a writer and adventurer whose travels haven taken her as far as Ross Island, Antarctica. Her short story, "Kiss or Kill," appeared in the erotic anthology Secrets, Vol. 8.
The payment can't be settled with money or favors. He only wants one thing. Me.
Every action gets a reward. A button. Once I fill his jar with three hundred and sixty-five buttons, he'll let me go. He'll let me walk away.
But I have to earn every single one. By submitting to the darkest, cruelest, and most beautiful man I've ever known.
** TRIGGER WARNING ** There are some dark and disturbing scenes of abuse and punishment.