I just finished reading Ali Katz's new release, Damon's Price. The story left me breathless. Ali's writing is so smooth and fresh. She puts the reader in the bodies of Claudia and Damon in such a way I ended up experiencing the steamy desires each invokes in the other. Oh, Lord, it's hot, sensual and one of the best reads I've had in a while. Want a great book? Be sure and check Ali's Damon's Price out. You won't regret it!
For Claudia, love comes late and, perhaps, at too great a price.
Widowhood agrees with Claudia Sabina. Her husband and father have left her wealthy, but her most prized inheritance is their gift of independence. At 38, she is as free as any woman of her class could hope to be in male dominated Roman society.
The slave, Damon, is part of her father's bequest. Intelligent, resourceful and educated beyond the norm for even a Roman citizen, Damon's many talents make him one of her most valuable assets. The fact the young Greek is also a pleasure to look at only adds to his value.
For months, Damon manages to hide the fact he's fallen in love with his new mistress. He satisfies himself with her nearness, until the night he walks in on her bath. The rigid control he's held onto for months abandons him. All thought of consequence flees. He offers a heretofore hidden talent for her disposal, his mouth.
In a moment of weakness, Claudia succumbs, and they soon find themselves immersed in an illegal and dangerous love affair that threatens both their futures.