Getting hit on by the man seated in her station at the café didn’t faze Bailey Walters. What astounded her was seeing Lucas Marx at her day job and discovering he was her boss’s ex…who wants him back.
The way Lucas looks at her, it sparks feeling she yearns to explore further. She’d give in to her feelings if she thought she could trust him. Worse, lusting over her boss’s ex was dangerous territory if she wanted to keep her job. It’s made even more difficult when she is given the interior design project on Lucas’s home.
Bailey’s past makes her hide behind a suit of emotional armor, but she fears Lucas is a force she can’t resist for long.
CEO oligarch, Lucas Marx, is used to getting what he wants at any cost, and he wants Bailey. When she refuses him, he treats it as he would any other successful acquisition, find her weak spot. He discovers he has a weak spot of his own that needs defending.