An Aria In Venice by KaSonndra Leigh
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance (Standalone)
His goal…One night with the ballerina.
Her goal…To beat the player at his game.
The outcome…Something completely unexpected.
Adriana Dostov pegged Luca Martuccio from day one: gorgeous, talented, arrogant, a man who has had difficulty committing to one woman in the past. He is known in fashion circles as the player with a scandalous history. So when the girls in her ballet troupe suggest she gives up her virginity to him, she doesn’t say no. But she’s not sure that a ‘yes’ is the right answer either. Yet, she can’t stop herself from making the offer…a one night stand in Venice.
Luca wanted feisty little Adriana the moment they first met – and he fully intends to have her, hence why he’s agreed to accept her proposal. In the end, he’ll get what he wants. No commitment. All sex.
But, as Luca discovers, there’s more to the ballerina with the overbearing mother – and he can’t help but care about the frightened girl behind those sad eyes.
Adriana discovers Luca isn’t just walking sex on a stick – he has a wildly passionate side, a lost soul who has suffered just as much grief as her. And it could be, they’re exactly what the other one needs.
** This novel contains sexual situations and mature language. It is intended for an audience at 17+ years of age.**
1) Wherever You Will Go by Charlene Soraia
2) Die Without You by PM Dawn
3) Ritorna A Me (Return to Me) by the Rome Session Singers
4) Royals by Lorde
5) Cry Me A River by Justin Timberlake
6) Remember How I Broke Your Heart by Priscilla Ahn
7) Cascade by Hyper (Club Scene Song)
8) Falling by the Civil Wars
9) A Forest feat. Marina Celeste by Nouvelle Vague
10) My Skin by Natalie Merchant
11) Until the End by Norah Jones (The way Luca feels about Adriana)
12) Girl With the Red Balloon by the Civil Wars
13) Sour Times by the Civil Wars
14) Just A Fool by Christina Aguilera
15) You Lost Me by Christina Aguilera
16) Never Think by Rob Pattinson
About the Author
Author of the Lost Immortals Saga and the Seraphine Trilogy, I’m also a mother, blogger, reader, gardener, home renovator, and a slayer of Egyptian mummies in Tomb Raider. I believe in karma, coffee, and seriously wish that the producers of Xena would bring my favorite show ever back.
I was born in the race-car city of Charlotte, NC, and now live in the City of Alchemy and Medicine, NC, when I’m not hanging out in Bardonia (Lost Immortals). Most of my characters are based on people that I’ve met throughout my travels and adventures. People tend to stop and start conversations with me as if I’ve known them my entire life. Does this freak me out? Not really. My mom says that one day I’ll get kidnapped by one of them. I told her that if it weren’t for these lovely people then I wouldn’t be able to create the stories that I do.
I have many favorite authors but there are some who truly rock my socks: Octavia Butler, Anne Rice, Kami Garcia, J.K. Rowling, Dean Koontz (on his good-book days), Stephen King (same as DK) Ann Radcliffe, Mary Shelley, Elizabeth Kostova, and so many more…
Some other common tidbits…hmm. I’ve watched the movie Under the Tuscan Sun almost 200 times. Seriously, the way I see it is if I keep watching it enough, then suddenly the house that Diane Lane lives in will magically appear in my backyard. I know. I have a huge imagination!