Lydia Veratia made one mistake—and now her freedom is forfeit to the man all Rome knows as the Sea Wolf. Sold into marriage, the one thing over which she still has control is her own desire.
So when Fabius Aro offers her a wager—if she doesn't plead for his kisses in the next seven days, then she will have her independence—Lydia thinks it will be easily won.
But Aro is a dangerously attractive man. And Lydia is finding his lips more and more tempting….