A Debt Owed

Title: A Debt Owed
Author: Clarissa Wild
Genre: Dark Romance
Release Date: May 27, 2019
Cover Design: Clarissa Wild’s Booming Covers

 

My enemy’s daughter … offered to me as payment towards a debt.
Now she’ll become my wife … my pet.
 
I wasn’t always cold-hearted and vindictive.
 
She made me that way.
 
Charlotte Davis … the most beautiful and privileged princess there is.
 
I’d kill for her to be mine.
 
We met by chance at her father’s wedding … And then again years later.
 
But she forgot about me. Ignored me. Enraged me.
 
Then her father did the unforgivable, and I made it my lifelong goal to ruin him …
 
By taking her as payment towards a debt he owed.
 
A debt she will repay by marrying me.
 
Until death do us part.

I can barely breathe.

Not just because my corset is on so tight so they can hoist me into the wedding dress he selected for me … but also because I’m terrified. Terrified of the sparkling studs on my chest, the high-heeled peep toe pumps on my feet, the tiny silver tiara on my head, and the veil that hangs low over my curled hair.

These past few days have felt like a blur. I’m shaking as I stare at myself in the mirror, at that woman I’ve been forced to become. A woman who’s about to marry her biggest enemy. A man who took her as a prize.

Princess … he uses the name as an insult, but that same princess stares right back at me through this mirror. A princess who doesn’t belong in these shoes or these clothes, yet she has no choice in the matter. She’s getting married to the devil as payment for her father’s debt.

It’s hard to sigh when you don’t have any room to breathe, and someone is pulling and tugging on your bodice, trying to fit you into the outfit they made from scratch by hand. I don’t blame Jill for trying; she had to make it work within a few days. That’s all the time he gave her … all the time he gave me.

Clarissa Wild is a New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of Dark Romance and Contemporary Romance novels. She is an avid reader and writer of swoony stories about dangerous men and feisty women. Her other loves include her hilarious husband, her two crazy but cute dogs, and her ninja cat that sometimes thinks he’s a dog too. In her free time she enjoys watching all sorts of movies, playing video games, reading tons of books, and cooking her favorite meals.
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