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By Joan Kayse

Born a son of Rome’s Equestrian type, Damon Primax’s lifestyles must have been one in all wealth and privilege. as a substitute, his father bought him to settle a playing debt stripping Damon of his birthright, his freedom and the relations he enjoyed. Emancipated by means of a grasp became good friend, he units apart his personal lifestyles to reunite his family members, agreeing once again to indenture himself to a Senator as a secret agent to unfastened his sister. Julia Manulus, daughter of a innovative, revered Roman Senator, is aware the eccentric and extravagant lifetime of Rome’s patrician society that's why she avoids it. nonetheless, as head of her father’s condominium, an obligation she inherited on the dying of her mom, she needs to keep the respect of her relatives whereas her unconventional father pursues different pursuits. whilst her father is going lacking, she faces her greatest problem while the robust Prefect of Rome pressures her to marry. Lured right into a conspiracy set through his duplicitous corporation and sentenced to die, Damon unearths himself kept by way of a lady too attractive to be something below a goddess. yet his gratitude is tempered by way of the sour fact that his existence is the fee he will pay to be a pawn in a patrician online game. an easy topic to play the position of husband to the noble Julia till he begins to work out how human his goddess is, taking care of her relations and others. while the allure and hope he feels is reciprocated, Damon dares to dream back merely to have it threatened via the intrigue of robust males who might see them either destroyed. Can the conflict of social type and greed be triumph over or will Damon pay the final word rate to guard the girl he loves?

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