They say that crime knows no bounds. Or does it?
Doukas Tremes and his brothers, the Lords, are one of the most influential and dangerous crime families in Greece. In their world, everything revolves around crime, and they stop at nothing.
Having inherited a failing business, Ria Vamou tries to make ends meet. On top of everything else, a gang is pressuring her to pay them protection for her taverna.
Love is nowhere near her plans. All it takes is one night, one photograph, one kiss, and everything changes. Forever!
Nothing will stop Doukas from making Ria his because he finally found a woman worth starting a war over.
Doukas is the first full-length standalone novel in the Greek Crime Lords Series. It describes scenes of violence and sexual content, so please read at your own discretion.
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I've always been an avid romance reader, especially those books full of action, angst where everything seems bleak for a moment.
Doukas was an image, a scene of a man looking at a picture of a girl that he had to know. He's not the typical mafia hero, but he's alpha all the way, and I like that there are no real secrets between them. Of course, as I wrote on, the other characters surrounding Doukas and Ria took life of their own.
How Did You Come up With Your Characters?
Actually, Doukas was supposed to be a secondary character in my Give & Take Duet (sans the mafia life), but he was too much of an Alpha hero to write him as a beta.
Fan fact is that he's not the first book I wrote in the series, but he's the first one I'll publish.
It’s difficult to say how long I stay here. I could watch the rhythmic rise and fall of his naked chest forever.
“If I open my eyes, will I find your luminous gaze on me?”
I smile and burrow further into his arms. “I’m fairly certain you will.”
He chuckles and opens his sleepy ones. “Then, for once, the reality is better. How are you feeling, baby?”
“I’m very well. Waking up with you definitely has its advantages.”
His hand traces my side and finds its way to my tingling clit. His expert fingers soon have me wet and aching. Doukas grins as he pries my legs open. From one moment to the next, he’s fully sheathed inside me, and I scream at the sudden invasion.
“I love it when you scream for me, Ria,” he says as he pounds into me over and over again.
I meet his thrusts, trying to keep him close to me.
“Doukas?” I plead, waiting for him to give me what I need, and thankfully, he does.
When I fall, he’s right here with me, making love to me and cradling me in his arms. Nothing ever seems fair or right until I’m with him. I reach out and put my hands on his damp back, but his pounding doesn’t waver, and I feel the familiar sensation building once again.
“Cum with me, baby,” he whispers, and I clench around him, pulling a groan from deep within his chest.
His cock twitches inside me as he comes, it’s my undoing, and I follow his lead, bringing my mouth to his and letting everything go.
Once again, we kiss until breathing becomes a challenge, but then we keep our bodies joined, reluctant to let go.
We settle again, and my eyes are getting heavy as I surrender to a peaceful slumber with thoughts of Doukas swirling in my mind. I don’t feel coherent enough to draw any conclusions, but I do know one thing.
That man’s got numerous tricks in his arsenal and uses every single one to capture my mind and heart.
Demetra was born and raised in Thessaloniki, and after extensive studies abroad, she moved back to Athens, Greece where she now lives with her family.
Ever the incurable romantic, she loves to put on the virtual paper what her vivid imagination conjures.
Ever since she published her debut Give & Take in 2019, she never looked back. Everything is possible, and romance is like the sky: they both know no limits.
When she’s not writing, she likes to read, explore, and take long walks to the sea. Her latest novel Doukas is the first in her Mafia Romance Series of the Greek Crime Lords and Royals.
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