ESSENCE OF FEAR
A Boykov Bratva Novel
Publication Date: June 22, 2020
Genres: Adult, Romantic Suspense, Organized Crime. Erotic Romance, Standalone
The allure of fear is learning to love it.
Viktoria Boykov has heard it all—cold they call her. The spoiled bratva princess. She knows very well what people say when her back is turned. She doesn’t mind; let them talk. It’s better for people to assume what they want about her than for them to know the truth … until him.
Pavel Kotov knows what people say—death they call him. The Boykov dog. He’s heard all the whispers locked away in the cells of the Compound. As the reaper for the bratva, his life owned by someone else, he knows what they say doesn’t matter. His life has never mattered … until her.
Viktoria only wants to keep running from her past. Pavel doesn’t have a life to run from. Freedom is the one thing they both crave—for entirely different reasons. But this life is vicious, and scars like the ones they wear will never fade.
Together, they could have everything.
Or are they just pawns to a bigger game?
Note: Essence of Fear is a Boykov Bratva standalone.
Viktoria comes from a powerful mafia family who hides the devastating past she has endured under a detached and brittle shell that she doesn’t allow many to penetrate. From her first meeting with Pavel her brain tells her he is a man she should be scared of but her heart tells her that he makes her feel safe.
Trying to atone for his father’s actions Pavel has been groomed from a young age that his life is now his own. From the moment that he meets Viktoria he senses a like soul as they both find themselves trapped in a prison not of their own making. There was no denying the chemistry and connection between them, but will they be each other’s salvation or each other’s downfall?
The characters of Pavel and Viktoria are compelling and although their journey is filled with intrigue and surprises there is no doubting that they are so much stronger together than apart.
Bethany-Kris is a Canadian author, lover of much, and mother to four young sons, one cat, and two dogs. A small town in Eastern Canada where she was born and raised is where she has always called home. With her boys under her feet, snuggling cat, barking dogs, and a hubby calling over his shoulder, she is nearly always writing something … when she can find the time.
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