Jillian has always tried her best to keep to the shadows because of the numerous secrets that she holds. So far, she has led a quiet and solitary existence but what happens when her brother's worst enemy suddenly shows interest in her and threatens the very secrets she has been holding for dear life. Callum has had a secret crush on Jillian and now that they are in the same school, he decides to take his chances with her. However, no matter how much he tries to breach the gap between them, she keeps avoiding him. Will he let that discourage him or will he persevere in his efforts to reach her? What will happen to those two lovebirds who are separated by some unfair twist of fate? *Warning*: Contains elements of abuse and violence
***Warning: Dark romance with possibly triggering situations including dubious consent, strong language, and graphic violence Lucia Keller ‘Adriano Cavarelli’ the most powerful and feared man in the country who single-handedly took control and ruled over the mafia world. He has been the focus of my obsession for years. I lived and breathed for him. I dirtied my hands and indulged in all sorts of macabre schemes just so I could get close to him. After years of striving, I succeeded. Presenting myself to him as a wolf in sheep's clothing... a major key to expand his empire, warding off all his enemies. Yet all this is just a pretense to cover my main objective, which is revenge. I will stop at nothing until I have seen him dead. But why is it that the closer I get to him, the more I'm unwilling to accomplish my task? Still, it's too late to back down as the one thing Adriano doesn't tolerate... is betrayal. Adriano Cavarelli I lived in a world where you can only rely on your own hands to achieve what you want. Ruthless, Merciless, Cruel, Monstrous... those characteristics were my companions on my road to secure the most powerful position for myself, and I'll always cling to them. The people around were just pawns to be used, then discarded, trust never even being in the picture. Then this girl came into my life and the very sight of her intrigued me, setting my nerves aflame. I tried to stay away, only to grow more obsessed. If avoiding her doesn't work, then I'll indulge... in her. She will become the first person I ever placed my trust in. She'd better always remain loyal to me otherwise, I will unleash hell. I was never a good person, after all.
Serah awoke in a hospital, surrounded by unfamiliar faces, with no recollection of her past or even her identity. With the help of the family who found her unconscious in a graveyard, she has to struggle to adapt to her unfamiliar surroundings while trying to recover her memories. Everything and everyone around her feels hostile and even ominous, especially her benefactor's step-son, the mysterious but sinfully handsome Asher Wilde. As if she didn't have enough to deal with, supernatural occurrences suddenly start happening around her, repeatedly placing her at risk. She's about to uncover a dark secret world with creatures, some friendly and others lethal and vicious. The worst is that they are hiding in plain sight, even in the form of familiar friendly faces. With the help of Asher, she fights back the foes aiming for her life while trying to uncover the truth about her. As more of the mysteries are unraveled, she realizes that her real identity might not be a simple one, after all. Old buried secrets are about to be revealed and ancient evils will be awakened while friends turn to foes. Will Serah be able to survive long enough to see all the chaos to its conclusion?
Christina Keller has been dealt the worst cards by fate. Orphaned at a young age, then sent to live with abusive relatives, everyday is a struggle for her. But she refuses to give up, doing everything in her power to protect herself and her little sister. But she's not nearly at the end of her pains. She inadvertently caught the interest of a powerful man who seems hell-bent on making her life even more miserable. One disaster leads to the next and soon finds herself being a pawn in a sick game by mafia leaders. Will her courage and resilience be enough to save herself and her sister? Or will she be eradicated like all the others before her.
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