Kate Kingston’s father is a jury that recently recieved a threatening message to his daughter. She doesn’t want a bodyguard, so her father ends up hiring Gabriel Rossi to manage the situation. The only thing that Kate wants is to have a peaceful place to study for her bar exam, since wants to be a lawyer. She is recenl divorced. Her ex wanted to control her and made her life miserable. However she ends up having to be called Mathildaor Tilly, which is her new indentity. Plus, she now has a bodyguard, who is also her husband!
Alec Petrov is a russian-american that needs to hide from the russian mob leader. His father had money problem and ended up giving Alec to this leader so he could be a “soldier”. They tattoo his hand with the word kill in russian. He is succesful in escaping his destiny, but now this leader wants him again. Gregg, and FBI agent, got Alec under his wing a long time ago, and now hired Gabe Rossi for his services. So Alec ended up being Kate’s bodyguard and husband.
While Kate and Alec stay in the same villa, they start to feel wild chemistry and a special connection. Against the rules, rndsup telling him her real name and her story, and wants him to do the same. He resist telling her anything, since knowing things about him is dangerous for her and since he has difficulty trusting people. Can you they keep their ruse of being a married couple? Can they stay safe? Will he end up trusting her?
I loved that she accepted him with all his big bruised hands, which hw was always insecure about.I also love that he accepts her with her big words, which he finds difficult to understand. Outside this romance, it was funny how Poppy, a Jamaican hotel housekeeper that spies for Gabe, and Nino, Gabe’s grandfather, have passionate discussions about food. There’ also the mystery of this Isadora that Gabe is trying to find.