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On these streets, I was the law. I was the judge, jury and executioner. Nobody was truly safe unless they were under my explicit protection. Calliope: I've been running from my past for over a year. My travels brought me to Chicago, where I've been living off the streets. Life has been pretty bleak until I decided to steal from a van full of money. Turns out, I robbed the wrong guy. Now, I'm working for the man who runs this city, Luca Moretti. He's lethal, ruthless, and fucking beautiful. I want to forget everything that's happened to me, but my past keeps creeping up and interfering. I feel like I'll never be able to move on. Is living a life a crime what I really want? Luca wants me to trust him, but it's difficult for me. When things get tough, I do what I do best: run. ~~~ Luca: I'm on top of the world. I'm in charge of the biggest crime family in Chicago, a legacy left to me by my late father. I have all the money and power any man could ask for. Women throw themselves at me, the cops turn the other cheek. Life is good. It isn't until I'm robbed by a tiny, fierce, gorgeous woman, that my life suddenly becomes more interesting. She won't tell me her name or a thing about her past, but I recognize the shadows that cling to her soul. She shares the same darkness as me. But, who is she really?

Drama / Romance
4.8 49 reviews
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Author's Note

Hello my lovely readers!

I am so moved by the support I have received on this novel, and want to extend my deepest thanks to you all. I am currently in a contract with Dorrance Publishing Co. to have this work published, and I am VERY excited to embark on this journey. Unfortunately, because this work will soon be hitting shelves (both virtual and tangible) I am forced to take the full story down from all free forums. I will leave here the first 5 chapters of the book for your enjoyment, but you will have to wait until the final work is published to purchase and read the rest.

For those of you who have already read Boss, the sequel, Boss Lady will will continue to be available for free with slow updates until the time I pursue publishing of that work as well. Eventually, my plan is to have all of my works published, but I hope you know that doesn’t mean I won’t be publishing free stories for you all. I have a brain full of ideas and many many stories sitting on my hardrive that haven’t even made it on here let alone will be published any time soon, and I will start releasing those to you as time allows.

In the meantime, I hope you will enjoy the free books I have left on here, and if you are a fan of the Boss series, please check out Boss Lady! It’s the sequel to this book and quite popular thus far with many of my long-time readers.

Thank you so much for your support and happy reading!

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