Gina, however, was drawn straight into whatever you called the bastard child of a nightmare and déjà-vu. The gun didn’t faze her. Her eyes were on the other man. He had black hair and striking blue eyes, set in a face that was still stupidly gorgeous. But it couldn’t be. She couldn’t stand the thought that it was him. Not right now.
Please be someone else, she said in her head. Please be anyone else…
But then Enzo raised an eyebrow and said:
Regina Mancini is an expert art thief and the heir to Carlo Mancini’s criminal empire. Due to her extensive knowledge and her good reputation, she’s able to draw in clients from the wealthiest circles in the country. A wealthy widow hiring her to find a baroque painting is a routine job for her, but nothing about the case turns out as expected.
Not only is the painting extremely sought after and a series of fakes left in it’s wake, but one of the people searching for it is Gina’s past fling – Vincente ‘Enzo’ Cavalcante, a wealthy young man who dumped her cruelly for no apparent reason. When she bumps into barriers in the world of the rich, she has to rely on him to navigate his world. As they work together, Gina finds herself yet again growing fond of Enzo, though he has his own secrets that may very well tear them apart again.
The story contains elements that may not be suitable for all readers, such as swearing, violence, visible injuries, and sexual themes. I provide warnings at the start of chapters when appropriate, though never for swearing, unless it’s particularly bad.
|1. Regina||2. Lockpicking for Beginners||3. Tension|
|4. A Good Teacher||5. A Lesson on Wealth|
|6. A Father's Pride||7. The Forgery||8. Certified Forgery|
|9. A New Client||10. Rinse||11. Repeat|
|12. Yet Another Buyer||13. Smile||14. Difficult Navigation|
|15. Sneaking Around||16. Something Bad||17. A Solid Lead (20th of October 2018)|
|18. Family Portrait (27th of October 2018)|
The titles of the chapters are subject to change up until the day of posting.