Ashton Ferrer only has three rules to follow: Protect the family, protect the empire, and follow family traditions. On his 28th birthday he has to take a bride that was chosen for him, who must stand next to him in the good and the bad. Marcia Albamonte is a young woman aspiring to become an artist but suddenly her dream is ripped to shreds when a family tradition surfaces. Will Marcia stand next to her husband or cower away from her new life? ***Perilous Series book two*** You DO NOT have to read the first book to understand this story.