I honestly didn't know what I was getting into when I first started reading this book, all I knew was that the blurb got my attention and I really wanted to know what dark secret the heroine was keeping. Well, I wasn't expecting such a turn of events but they were surely welcomed.
The plot is nicely built, the background of the families we meet is intriguing and so are the characters, both main and minor ones. Although I wasn't a big fan of Callie, I still enjoyed the chemistry between her and Teague, an insta-attraction that we can say worked in their favour. After all, what are the chances you're going to fall for the one you're basically forced to marry? Then, this is what happens when bigger things are at stake in mob business. Alliances are a necessity and what may very well save the day. Or not?
This novel was a pleasant surprise, it didn't have just romance to offer but a good action, suspense and drama mix that drew me into the story and let me want to grab the next instalment. Indeed, I'm SO ready for the couple the second book primarily focuses its attention on!