Tempted by the forbidden…
Jake Freedman is biding his time before exacting vengeance on the man who destroyed his family. And if a blind date with Costarella’s daughter will keep his bitterest enemy sweet, Jake will don his bespoke Italian suit and mask his cynicism with a killer smile…
Jake’s practised touch hooks the innocent Laura Costarella into a dangerous affair. But the treacherously tempting Laura is the only conquest Jake’s ever desired more than the ruination of the Costarellas. It seems that, in this case, revenge is a dish best served red-hot…!
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A modern day family story which is a bit unusual for Mrs Darcy.
With her own inimitable style and good tension, sexual and otherwise, Jake is an enticing hero and Laura a delightful heroine.
The ending is particularly satisfying.
The book held my interest from beginning to end.
Ten out of ten.
I read a lot of this author when I first started reading M & B but since I came
back to the 'current' MODERN versions I hadn't rediscovered her books but
I'm glad that I did. Emma Darcy has a deft a sure hand and her talent for story-telling shone through with this book as it did with a previous title I read last year...I have
some older Emma Darcy titles stockpiled still to enjoy and anyone seeking an
example of how romance writing should be done can't go wrong with "The Costarella Conquest" Another affirmation of a stunning talent!!
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