Nikolai is very hot as the tortured artist/Russian mobster
This was another good book in this series. Like book 3, this one also centered on the Russian Vory. Nikolai is Alexei’s half brother and the one that the Father cared about. Though Nikolai was jealous of Alexei because he got out from under his Fathers thumb, while Alexei was Jealous of Nikolai for being the favorite son while he was tossed out as being defective after losing his hearing at a young age.
Now Nikolai is determined to find out what happened to his Mother. He suspects she didn’t just run away with an Italian man like his father told him. He suspects his father has something more to do with it and that an Italian mob boss is involved. The mobster owes the Vory a lot of money so Nikolai takes his daughter, Tanaka, as collateral. He plans to find out exactly what the man did to his mother and do the same to the mans precious daughter in return.
However, he is instantly attracted to the ballerina who and the more he gets to know her the more he wants her. Very hot and sexy action follows…