Rules are made to be broken . . .
If England had yearbooks, I’d probably be “Arden St. Ives: Man Least Likely to Set the World on Fire.” So far, I haven’t. I’ve no idea what I’m doing at Oxford, no idea what I’m going to do next and, until a week ago, I had no idea who Caspian Hart was. Turns out, he’s brilliant, beautiful . . . oh yeah, and a billionaire.
It’s impossible not to be captivated by someone like that. But Caspian Hart makes his own rules. And he has a lot of them. About when I can be with him. What I can do with him. And when he’ll be through with me.
I’m good at doing what I’m told in the bedroom. The rest of the time, not so much. And now that Caspian’s shown me glimpses of the man behind the billionaire I know it’s him I want. Not his wealth, not his status. Him. Except that might be the one thing he doesn’t have the power to give me.
This is Alexis Hall’s take on the Billionaire Dom trope and he does it so well.
I couldn’t help but love Arden St Ives, he is self depreciating and seeks reassurance in such a delightful way. There is a strength to Arden you don’t always see in the usual bildom stories. I do admire the way Alexis crafts his characters he gives them depth. Caspian Hart is an aloof, broody and commanding Billionaire but as the story progresses you glimpse an underlying fragility.
The story is told from Arden’s point of view. Arden is recruited to make calls seeking donations to St Sebastian’s collage and that’s where they first connect. Arden is smitten from the start. Caspian dominates the conversation and sets the tone for the rest of the story. I don’t want to go into details of the story because this is one to enjoy as it unfolds. The heat level is not high but it does seem to be setting it up for the next book. Be assured that the build up and negotiation do not lead to a cliffhanger they are left at HFN. I absolutely loved this book and can’t wait for the next one.
5 of 5 stars
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