Chapter 0 - A Loveless Marriage With A Cold Hearted Billionaire


I wish there was a way to help my parents from going bankrupt but everything just doesn’t seem to work for me, no matter how I try.

It’s my entire fault for trusting that strange man who was only a con. I just wish I could change the hands of time back to how things were.

I’m Tia Collins, the only child of my parents. My dad owns the Collins Corporation which was once a great success but everything all went down after I took over.

It all started when I took over the company since my dad became sick. The company was moving great until my boyfriend introduced a man who claimed to be a business expert unknown he was only a con.

I trusted my boyfriend and invested half of the company's stock money with the man, unknown it was all a planned work carried out by my boyfriend to steal from me.

I haven't been able to open up to my dad about it with how he trusted me with the company and telling him about it would only worsen his health, which I don't ever want to happen.

I was also hoping to tell my mum about it as well but I just don't have the courage to tell her.

I was totally lost in my own world until I felt a light pat on my hand which startled me and made me come out of my spacing.

"Hey Tia. Are you alright?" Katie, my best friend, asked and took a seat in front of me.

"Yeah, I'm fine bestie. When did you get here? And why didn't you tell me you were coming?" I responded with a weary smile.

Katie and I have been childhood friends and ever since we have promised to remain best friends forever.

"What's wrong? Why are you staring at me like that?" I questioned as she furrowed her brows.

If there's one thing I know Katie is good at, is that she can tell from the face when someone is happy or sad and I'm sure she has noticed my mood.

She's the one person I can't ever keep things away from no matter how I try.

"One second, don't tell me you're still on that issue?" She frowned.

"What can I do Katie? It's been over a week now and I can't seem to find any solution to stop my father's company from going bankrupt."

"Come on Tia. I thought we talked about this? I'm sure you're going to find a way to prevent the company from going bankrupt. I'd told you about Philip but you wouldn't listen to me."

"You aren't helping matters here by bringing him up, Katie." I sighed resting my back on the chair.

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