By Joan Kayse
Jared of Alexandria shuns either his Roman and Hebrew blood, a curse that’s saved him at the fringes of society, to develop into a robust and profitable service provider prince. while his buying and selling empire is threatened by way of an unknown enemy who not just desires to see him ruined yet lifeless in addition, he makes use of each skill to place an finish to it. He turns to a stunning barbarian seer, a slave with hair the colour of firelight and eyes that shine like emeralds simply to be betrayed right into a destiny worse than death—slavery.
Bryna of ireland lives every day stressed by means of the yoke of Rome and her personal guilt for major her liked brother and clansmen into Rome’s clutches. She curses the present of sight which her grasp exploits, retaining her below lock and key, telling fortunes and fattening his handbag. whilst a chance to be freed of her confinement comes, Bryna takes it, notwithstanding her instincts warn that mendacity to the sensual, golden-eyed guy that plagues her visions dangers her very soul.
Betrayed into slavery, Jared labors lower than the lash envisioning revenge at the seer who despatched him into this hell. but if destiny throws Bryna into his fingers, he reveals exacting vengeance on his enemy a distinct topic. As they get away, steer clear of bounty hunters and face their pasts, Jared needs to conflict not just his enemy yet his middle. Can the variations that separate them draw them jointly to avoid wasting their lives and their love?
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The Patrician (The Patrician, Book 1) by Joan Kayse