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Laura Marie Altom’s heart-stirring new romance will have you believing in the power of love—and passion—to heal even the most wounded souls.

Never again. Fleeing her hometown to escape an abusive marriage, Ella Patton swears she has surrendered to a man for the last time. But while living under a new name, she meets a kind, handsome stranger who seems different—and will be moving on soon, making Ella reckless enough to break her rules. With a kiss, the stranger opens the door to desires Ella believed she would never know. Then he makes an unexpected proposal.

A dot-com billionaire from humble beginnings, Liam Stone is a man whose past has made him compassionate yet guarded—much like the beautiful, secretive woman he stumbles upon in a remote Southern town. Though he intends only a dalliance, when the time comes to return home to San Francisco, Liam cannot bear the thought of leaving her behind. But when he tries to entice her to join him, he finds the tables turning dizzingly fast. Suddenly a little seduction becomes a huge battle for one thing: control.

Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:286 pages

    Control Reviews

  • Duchess Nicole
    Aug 01, 2014

    DEAR BOOK:It's not you, it's me. No, really! I think I'd have loved this book two years ago. Heck, maybe even one year ago. I find myself losing interest in the characters because they feel too famili...

  • Kelly
    Aug 01, 2014

    Oh, that was bad. So bad, in fact, that I'm not even sure where to start. I have no idea why I kept reading the book, except that it was a train wreck: I simply could not look away.Bottom line: I didn...

  • Claire Robinson
    Sep 05, 2014

    DNF - I tried I really did.I am not going to write a massive essay about all the things I disliked about this book. I read to 50% in the hope it would get better and that I would find some connection ...

  • Carissa
    Jul 25, 2014

    3 ' Heaven and Hell ' Stars Meet Liam Stone and Ella Patton. The Pretty Woman story with a twist. Liam is the self made dot-com billionaire, of  Zoogle. A lifetime of hardships and hardwork has ...

  • Linda ?? SassyClassyNasty
    Sep 24, 2014

    Liam is a self-made apparent billionaire and Julie/Ella is an abused wife running from her husband. She's working at a Wal-Mart snack bar when she meets Liam.Ok. So I couldn't connect with this story....

  • Lyndy Ann ?
    Aug 13, 2014

    3.5⭐ I have mixed feelings about this. I loved the story the roller coaster ride of their relationship kept me gripped.I liked Julie/Ella she was a strong woman to have escaped the hell that was her...

  • Laura Drewry
    Sep 09, 2014

    Ella and Liam are both lost souls who, separately, are looking to control everything in their own lives.Liam has all the money in the world but no matter how much he throws at her, Ella knows it won't...

  • Jennifer
    Jul 25, 2014

    Recevied an ARC from NetGalley for reviewIf you like Tracy Wolff's books, you will like this one too. Liam really reminded me of Ethan Frost. Ella/Julie has a serious messed up ex. Don't even get me s...

  • Cassandra
    Jul 28, 2014

    ARC kindly provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Let me first start by saying that the plot of this story was great and I found the writing to be quite fantastic! It...

  • Dawn Dysart
    Aug 07, 2014

    W-O-W!!!!! What a cliff hanger! This read was amazing!! One of the bests I've read this year. Great combo of drama, hot/steamy, chemistry, comic relief and being able to get sucked in and feeling like...