His grandfather and father both had a bad experience with them, but it was his life. His mistakes, not theirs.
Phoenix Callumsson just wants to stay in his comfortable little bubble with his six best friends. People he can trust at his back, and family that would never let him down.
Then he meets her.
Andromeda didn't want to be a princess in a gilded cage, so her father reluctantly sent her to public school to taste normalcy and freedom. Her first day ended badly, but it also put her in the path of Phoenix - the heir to the Icelandic mafia.
A mafia that had suffered because of her family over enty years before...