Cinderella’s Jilted Billionaire: Passionate Contemporary Romance

By (author)Lucy Monroe

Carlo Messina is a powerful Sicilian tycoon left at the altar, while Annette struggles to find her place in her family. As they come together to care for their niece, their explosive desire leads to an unexpected pregnancy and a marriage of convenience. Can love bloom between these two passionate individuals in this romantic tale of family and unexpected love?


Sicilian business tycoon Carlo Messina is used to getting his way, so when his supposedly biddable fiancĂ©e leaves him standing at the altar he’s shocked…and furious.. Annette has spent her entire life trying to be worthy of her family’s love, but she’s never measured up. Her parents and two perfect sisters make up their own little family and she has no place in it, unless it’s as a modern day Cinderella. When she realizes her gorgeous billionaire fiancĂ© expects her to change to fit his idea of family too, she does the only thing she can. She runs.. It’s five years later and Carlo and Annette are living in the same house in charge of their niece while their siblings recover from a terrible accident. The desire between these two passionate people has only grown during their time apart and inevitably, it explodes. Results? An unexpected pregnancy.. For Carlo there’s only one solution: the wedding that never took place. Can a marriage of convenience lead to the love Annette craves and her Sicilian billionaire doesn’t know he needs?