"Nicoletta Gomez was a terrified teenager when Taviano Ferraro and his brother saved her life. Ever since, she's been trying to rise above what was done to her. All the while, she's been falling hopelessly in love with the man who knows her darkest secrets ... With one look, Taviano knew that Nicoletta was his as he felt their shadows connect. But no matter how much he wanted to claim her, he knew she needed to become her own woman. But when Nicoletta finds herself in the sights of dangerous men, a split-second decision has Taviano breaking all of the Ferraro family's rules to keep her safe"-- Provided by publisher.