Known Stranger (Savages of Sicily #1)

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Summary

“I don’t ask, I take what’s mine. You should know that by now, baby.” ~~~ What will be your reaction if you saw your childhood best friend after a decade? Moreover, if the said best friend left without a trail and hadn’t even tried to contact you ever since? Like Verity Stanford, you would loathe him. But there is more to it than what meets the eye; someone lurking in the shadows, hungry for revenge. The chase begins. Secrets are revealed. Blood is spilled. Lost is found. And thus, she finds herself stuck in a catch-22 situation with the mafia boss, Daniel Valentino, a stranger she once knew.

Genre:
Romance / Drama
Author:
Amy
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
47
Rating:
5.0 24 reviews
Age Rating:
18+

Prologue

*five years ago*

"Barely breathing. Faint pulse. Blood. So much blood.”

Words that played on a loop in my head. Words I knew, would haunt me for the rest of my life.

Never had the possibility of death terrified me so much.

The strong smell of disinfectant was permanently etched into my memory, and as I lowered myself on the chair beside the bed, I didn’t dare look away even, though, it ripped me apart. My suffering was my punishment. The sound of several machines beeping was deafening in the silence of the room, but it assured me she was still breathing. Her heart was still beating.

That she was still alive.

The gentle rise and fall of her chest was the most beautiful sight I’d ever seen, and the thumping of her heart, the sweetest melody I’d ever heard. Lightly clutching her delicate, pale hand between mine, I rested my forehead against it, and for the first time in years let a drop of tear escape from my eye. Fuck.

“I’m sorry.” It was a shaky, desperate whisper. I knew she couldn’t hear me, but I needed to say it anyway, because by the time she’d wake up, I’d be long gone.

Too risky, they’d said. Although, at this point I wasn’t sure what I was protecting her from, if I was protecting her at all.

“I’m sorry I failed you.”

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