In this searing stand-alone installment of the erotic Game Maker Series, #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole brings readers a tale of a man wracked with dark desires and the beautiful young woman who could sate him at last.
A madman with a shadowed past . . .
In the City of Sin, Dmitri Sevastyan finds her, Victoria Valentine--sexy, vulnerable, and in need of a protector. Obsession takes root deep inside him. Despite a history tainted with violation and betrayal, he will stop at nothing to possess her.
A grifter with nothing to lose . . .
Descended from a long line of con artists, twenty-three-year-old Victoria, a.k.a Vice, needs the score of a lifetime to keep her loved ones safe. She sets her sights on gorgeous and rich Dmitri Sevastyan. Even as the irresistible Russian toys with her body and mind, he tempts her heart.
Love is the ultimate wildcard.
When Vice and her associates maneuver Dmitri into a hasty Vegas wedding, he refuses to protect himself with a prenup, trusting her with all that he has. But can she trust him? As secrets unfold, the newlyweds share days of doubts and nights of the wickedest pleasures. Yet once Vice discovers her husband's past, will she stay to fight for her marriage or cut her losses and run?
Victoria (Vice) is a born and bred player as she’s tried her hand at hustling cards when she was just as young as four year old. She loves her life in Vegas.
Now a mistake her father made is hounding the family, and they need to raise a lot of money in a short time. Could she make a go of it at conning the gorgeous billionaire who’s arrived to her doorstep?
Dmitri is still having a tough time with the chaos in his childhood, and the reconciling with his brothers. A weekend in Vegas puts him face-to-face with the first woman he really wants to get to know better. If showering her with presents could help, he´s willing to do it.
Vice knows they have no future together, since she could never tell her secrets. So, a broken heart for the money her family needs should work, right? But her heart has something else to say about this..
The Player is a contemporary romance filled with suspense, feelings, and smutty fluff all in an awesome combo. I love the Sevastyan men! *rawr*
The Player features:
- oral sex
- backdoor play
Rating: 5 Kisses