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Publisher Description

She’s a romantic at heart, living in the most unromantic of worlds . . .

Nicknamed Sweet Abelli for her docile nature, Elena smiles on cue and has a charming response for everything. She’s the favored daughter, the perfect mafia principessa . . . or was.

Now, all she can see in the mirror’s reflection is blood staining her hands like crimson paint.

They say first impressions are everything . . .

In the murky waters of New York’s underworld, Elena’s sister is arranged to marry Nicolas Russo. A Made Man, a boss, a cheat—even measured against mafia standards. His reputation stretches far and wide and is darker than his black suits and ties. After his and Elena’s first encounter ends with an accidental glare on her part, she realizes he’s just as rude as he is handsome.

She doesn’t like the man or anything he stands for, though that doesn’t stop her heart from pattering like rain against glass when he’s near, nor the shiver that ghosts down her spine at the sound of his voice.

And he’s always near. Telling her what to do. Making her feel hotter than any future brother-in-law should. Elena may be the Sweet Abelli on the outside, but she’s beginning to learn she has a taste for the darkness, for rough hands, cigarettes, and whiskey-colored eyes. Having already escaped one scandal, however, she can hardly afford to be swept up in another.

Besides, even if he were hers, everyone knows you don’t fall in love with a Made Man . . . right?

This is a standalone forbidden romance.

June 19
Danielle Lori
Smashwords, Inc.

Customer Reviews

mels2018 ,

The only thing missing...

I fell in love with this book and literally devoured it in ONE DAY. I loved the story and intensity between the two characters. The ONLY thing that would have made this book for me personally even better would have been more of Nicos POV and a bonus “in the future” type chapter where we’d see the characters 1 year or so later. Other than that SUCH A GREAT READ! I wish these characters could continue to another book 😩😩

rett4412 ,

Sweetest Oblivion

I really enjoyed reading this book. It made me laugh and cry. I recommend this book to anyone that likes a happy ending.

Ma 317 ,


Be prepared for the flight of your life
You get a call to the gate you goin seat down put your seatbelt on. You take off from the chapter. You feel turbulence along the way. Your relax, get a drink
Bam the turbulence is back. Then you are at the end: ready for another flight
Excellent read

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