He'd longed to claim her... A vacation in Milan sounds ideal to Lily Parisi. Her world was rocked to its core when she found her fiance cheating on her, but now she is determined to get on with her life—on her own! But not for long... She bumps into someone she knows—Alessandro del Marc—and her plans come a little undone... Darkly, smolderingly enigmatic, Alessandro has long wanted Lily but never pursued her. He's always kept his cool. However, now that Lily—the prize he's always wanted—is in his reach, he's finding it impossible to keep control... The time has come to stake his claim—especially since the passionate chemistry appears to be mutual!