By Danielle Steel

Incomparable storyteller Danielle metal illuminates hardly ever glimpsed precincts of unbelievable wealth and gear, the place love and freedom are the main risky wishes of all.
 
Natasha Leonova’s good looks stored her lifestyles. came upon on a freezing Moscow road via a Russian billionaire, she has lived for seven years below his security, immersed in rarefied luxurious, whereas he pursues his actions in a dismal global that she guesses at yet by no means sees. Her house is the area, usually on one in all Vladimir Stanislas’s amazing yachts manned through ratings of seriously armed staff contributors. Natasha’s task is to maintain Vladimir chuffed, ask no questions, and be discreet. She understands her position, and the principles. She feels lucky to be spoiled and guarded, and is cautious to not reside on Vladimir’s ruthlessness or the lethal circles he strikes in. She studies basically his kindness and generosity and believes he'll regularly hold her secure. She is unfailingly unswerving to him in exchange.
 
Theo Luca is the son of an excellent, international recognized, and tough artist, Lorenzo Luca, who left his spouse and son with a fortune in paintings they do not want to promote. Lorenzo’s widow, Maylis, has remodeled their domestic in St. Paul de Vence right into a celebrated eating place embellished along with her past due husband’s work, and treats it as a museum. There, on a hot June night, Theo first encounters Natasha, the main beautiful girl he has ever obvious. And there, Vladimir lays eyes on Luca’s art. risky obsessions begin.
 
Theo, a talented artist in his personal correct, unearths himself feverishly portray Natasha’s picture for weeks after their first assembly. Vladimir, enraged that Lorenzo’s works should not on the market, is decided to safe a portray at any expense. And Natasha, who is familiar with that she can't have the funds for to make even one fake circulate, however starts off to consider the liberty she will by no means have as Vladimir’s mistress. She can't chance her defense for one more guy, or perhaps a dialog with him, as Theo longs for a girl he can by no means have.
 
From Moscow to the Riviera, Paris, and London, The Mistress is a riveting story of mammoth fortune, cruelty, inventive genius, and bold braveness, as uncompromising contributors chart a path for collision.

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