A beautiful and sexually adventurous cultural anthropologist, Diandra is exhilarated when an intriguing exotic stranger offers to take her to his legendary hidden village a world away. Marriage is the price, he tells her, and Diandra hesitantly agrees. But after an arduous journey to the breathtaking Lost Valley, she is stunned to discover that local custom demands she be the wife to all of her new husband's virile brothers as well—and that each union must be consummated . . . before the entire village! At first shocked, Diandra soon finds her new role deliciously appealing, as the passionate attentions of three enthusiastic lovers carry her to new pinnacles of erotic satisfaction.
But there is a mysterious fourth brother—proud, handsome, hot, charismatic, and resentful of an arrangement that forces him to share. When Yeshi returns to the valley, suddenly Diandra's simple life of nonstop pleasure is not so simple anymore . . . as taboos are broken and passions spin wildly, unexpectedly out of control.
Dr. Kat Martin, an anthropologist accustomed to the world of academics, has no idea that a chance encounter in a crowded club will change her life forever. Navy SEAL Lieutenant Commander Jace Hudson is determined to sweep the tempting doctor into his arms, but in no way does he expect the ache in his heart when his short leave ends. Despite their apparent opposite natures and the dangers of Jace’s work, the two decide the bond formed is worth exploring undeterred by the distance between them.
Jace must go back to Virginia and his operations to fight global terrorism, while Kat is committed to her students and research in Missouri. When their relationship is revealed it becomes apparent that not everyone is happy for the couple, and their hearts aren’t the only things in danger of being taken prisoner. Missions for Jace's team are going wrong in unexplainable ways, and Kat is trying to survive a stalker who catapults her quiet world into one filled with terror.
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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