Will she tell him her secret?
Chapter 20 Marco lay awake, his body ramrod straight, his skin tight around each strained muscle. He was tired. Bone tired. Yet, although he pushed the limits physically, he could not shut her out. Leila stole into his thoughts. It didn’t matter what he tried to do. He’d laboured until the small hours of dawn […]
“Disappointment follows us like a shadow sometimes, and though you put on a brave face, and try to keep the hurt inside, it is that pride that may prevent you from getting rid of it. Why don’t you call, mmm?”
The headline read: Vincenzi ruses Rous in oil rip-off. Written by Charles Marshanns. Source: Leila Brown.
“Well Leila, don’t you think you’re taking the part too far? A bit too over enthusiastic, aren’t you?”
Her eyes glinted and he knew the moment she levelled them on his, she was upset.
Could it be over even before it had really begun?
Was she falling in love with her new husband?
The night, their first had not gone as planned…
First comes marriage, then comes the honeymoon and then … love?