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Fairytale palace or gilded cage?

Reclusive billionaire Raoul del Arco’s deathbed promise to a friend haunts him. He swore to marry Gabriella D’Arenburg…but knows that taking her as his wife will only destroy her innocence. Gaby has no idea that Raoul has sworn such an oath. And when he storms back into her life he has a dark, dangerous edge she finds disturbingly alluring.

Now, trapped in Raoul’s gothic castillo, Gaby is paying the price of his promise. The key to her lavish prison? Succumbing to her new husband’s touch…

Riveting.

Rating By R, 01 Dec 2011

A powerful and compelling story - possibly the author's best to date - partly set on the rugged Atlantic coast of Spain. Although Raoul was deceiving Gabriella he honestly thought it was in her best interest and was such an alluring hero I couldn't resist him. Gaby was slightly naive but personable. Although part of the plot seemed to be unresolved at the end, I found this a riveting page-turner. Ten out of ten.

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