British art conservator Charlie Bennett has arrived in Venice to advise Venetian billionaire Orlando Rossi on his most recent acquisition. Before meeting the mogul, she heads to the Rialto Bridge to do some sketching of her own. While making a caricature of the most imposing man she sees, Charlie is shocked when she is accosted by the man’s bodyguards! And she is even more surprised to learn the identity of her subject....
The Venetian's Defiant Woman
~ Chapter 1 ~
“Get off me!”
Fear streaked through Charlie as one man snatched the sketch pad she had been working on, while another man hauled her to her feet.