And then, she meets Everett, who changes her entire existence.
Everett is an outsider who's housesitting his family's mansion off the coast, and for reasons Lacey can't understand, he's completely transfixed by her. He seems determined to show her that life can offer more than she'd ever hoped for, if only she believes in herself. She desperately yearns to trust him, but what happens when she finds out that everything he's told her is a lie?
When enigmatic billionaire Jeremiah Hamilton first seduced Lucy Delacourt, he swept her out of her ordinary life and into the extravagant world of the rich and powerful...and then he broke her heart. Hopeless and alone, Lucy is now the victim of a madman's pursuit. Outmatched and outsmarted at every turn, Lucy is forced to make a terrible choice that will haunt her forever.
For in her hands lies the fate of two men, both of whom she loves, and she must decide who will live, and who will die. With everything on the line, will Lucy rise to the challenge and make the right choice? Or will she destroy everyone and everything she's fought so hard to save?
When enigmatic billionaire Jeremiah Hamilton first seduced Lucy Delacourt, he swept her out of her ordinary life and into the extravagant world of the rich and powerful. There she experienced the highest highs, dangerous lows, and unimaginable passion...until it all came crashing down.
Now Lucy and Jeremiah are finally reunited, but her homecoming isn't at all what she expected. Jeremiah is determined to protect her no matter what the cost while Lucy struggles to come to grips with the decisions she made in his absence. Will she be the woman who finally tears two brothers apart forever? And can Lucy bear to live with the consequences of her actions?
But the man who actually comes to me is different.
Killian is good and decent and he sees what’s good and decent in me. And I don't mean for it to happen, but every time he looks at me his gaze sets me on fire. He brings me to the light, gives me back my life. For the first time, I see a future for myself.
A future with him.
I burn for Killian—a man who’s intent on protecting me. On healing me.
He doesn’t get it. The only thing that can heal me is him. But Killian will soon be a priest. Untouchable. Forbidden.
How can I ask a man to choose between me . . . and God?
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A sinfully seductive erotic romance where everything has a price and the cost of love is the highest of all from New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, Kendall Ryan.
Seduced into a job as "personal assistant" to billionaire CEO Jeremiah Hamilton, Lucy Delacourt has all but signed her body over to him, promising to do anything he wants. Now she's Paris-bound and determined to resist him and the diamond-studded world of the ultra-rich. But Jeremiah isn't interested in forcing Lucy to obey a simple contract. He knows exactly what he wants: his new assistant's complete surrender. And Lucy finds, to her horror, that the price she has to pay might be something she secretly craves.
Don't miss the other installments of the scorching serial novel Anything He Wants: The Meeting (Part 1), The Secret (Part 3), The Rescue (Part 4) and The Betrayal (Part 5) available now!
He wants something else: me, for one year.
But I don’t even know who he is…
365 days and nights doing everything he wants…except that.
“I’m not going to sleep with you,” I say categorically.
“I’m going to make you a promise,” his eyes challenge mine. “Before our time is up, you’ll beg me for it.”
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*Beware of spoilers in the reviews below that are without spoiler alerts.*
Lucy Delacourt's office temp position isn't quite her dream job but it pays the bills...barely. The highlight of her day is riding the elevator in the mornings with a handsome stranger. Tall, dark, and sexy as hell, Lucy knows he's way out of her league, but a girl can look, right? Everything changes the day the stranger seduces her. Completely out of character, she yields without a fight, but she has no idea her wanton acts with a man whose name she doesn't know will change her life forever. Because the sexy stranger is none other than Jeremiah Hamilton, billionaire CEO of Hamilton Industries, and one taste isn't nearly enough to satisfy his need.
Don't miss the other installments of the scorching serial novel Anything He Wants: The Contract (Part 2), The Secret (Part 3) and The Rescue (Part 4) and The Betrayal (Part 5) available now!