***Marcus leaned closer to kiss me. I could smell a recent cigarette laced with lavender. My head is spinning. I have been taken by a trained killer who has just said with such grim detail how he would never allow me to leave him, and right now I want to press my lips against his. What is wrong with me? “I would rather die.” I have to order my words to come out*** Diana is an independent strong New Yorker who is about to end a violent relationship with her boyfriend: Louis Graystone. The event takes place during a lavish party at a penthouse apartment where you would expect all the elite lawyer suits and women in pretty dresses would be. This is when Diana meets the tall, dark, mysterious and handsome stranger Marcus. In a rather dramatic turn of events, Marcus turns out to be a contract killer who murders everyone at the party, except Diana. For someone who does not leave witnesses, Marcus’ undeniable attraction to Diana, entices him to take her hostage.
Dr. Vanessa Ericson has everything going for her. She is a physician at a prestigious hospital, she is sexy, highly intelligent, ambitious at her work, and in a great relationship with an equally as successful business man; Damien Cole. All of that quickly flips for her when she finds out that the company her partner works for is tied up with the Russian Mafia. Armed with nothing but a phone number from a friend, Vanessa makes a call that will change her life. She hires the dark and mysterious gun for hire, Mr. Whitaker, to help her. The lethally trained man is cold, callous, and unwavering in his deadly training to try to keep his client alive. But something about his machine-like behavior, is driving Vanessa to tempt him to do things he should never do with a contract.
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