From USA Today Bestselling Author KL Donn comes Owned, the first book in the Possessed Series, an age gap standalone contemporary romantic suspense full length novel.
own /ōn/ – verb
have something as your own or possess
A life filled with ruthless decisions and a demanding career made Dominic Slade a cold man. Living in a world of gray, he’s unprepared to care for a girl under his protection. Deidre O’Connor is the daughter of the man he’s trying to bring down. But once his feelings are exposed, Dom has a choice to make.
Walk away or watch the young girl be sold to a psychopath.
Not wanting to be the reason for a child’s downfall, Dom leaves with plans to come back for her when she’s old enough to venture into the world on her own. Never knowing that while he was fond of her as an opinionated young girl, he would also fall for the tenacious woman she grows into.
At six years old Deidre O’Connor knew loss intimately when her Mam went missing, never to be seen or heard from again. She spent her adolescence in a constant state of fear. When one day a protector shows up and defends her when everyone else just watches her suffer.
After being sent away to a private school where the treatment was much the same, Deedee decides to take matters into her own hands and on her eighteenth birthday she runs away to Italy.
Once again and surprisingly finding herself in the arms of the man she thought was only a dream from her childhood. Not all is as it seems though and the more Dom and Deedee dig into her past to find out what happened to her mother, the more secrets and lies they discover.
When the sins of both their pasts come back to haunt them, are they strong enough to fight together or will they be left in the cold…alone?