It was one night. No names, no feelings. But nothing is that simple when the impossibly hot stranger Ava encounters is heir to the Caponelli mafia... ***** Ava Moretti is a mafia princess with a fiery personality and an aversion to doing what she's told. Nick Caponelli is next-in-line to lead the Caponelli mafia - and he is used to getting exactly what he wants. When they meet by chance one night, neither has any idea they are from rival crime families. After a night of passion, they are supposed to part ways and never see each other again. But what happens when fate has bigger plans? Content and/or trigger warning: This story contains scenes of sexual activity, violence, and drug use, which may be triggering for some readers. Ties That Bind Us is part of the Paid Stories program and you will have to buy chapters after Chapter 6.