A thing of beauty is lost forever. Charmaine Grace Flores used to be the Queen of Charms back in college. She was brainy, beautiful, and filthy rich. But that's all in the past now. On her 20th birthday, a fire incident claimed the lives of her parents. She lost everything. The fire incident left a scar, physical and emotional, that will never heal. Unable to find closure 14 years after the incident, she came back to Blake City to find the truth. First, she must find work, or else she'll be booted out of her apartment. But what's in store for Charmaine? When her past comes to haunt her.
Marco Tarragona is the CEO of Tarra Gona, a multi-million dollar company in the print and digital industry. He strives to be recognized as a Tarragona. But what can an illegitimate son expect from a family whose loyalty is to their own legitimate progeny? After all, he's just a necessary bastard for the clan's future.
Rosso is a disgraced police detective turned painter. He vowed to never return to Blake City. But a cash-strapped artist needs money. So he signed a contract to do commission paintings. But will his priorities change now that the 'Tarragona's hound' is in town?
Isabella Anne Gray has a past she wants to forget. She has a secret tied to Charmaine's fate that night of February 29th. When the latter's house was ravaged by fire.
After 14 years, their paths will cross. And as secret unravels, truth is just too painful to bear.
This is a slow-burn romance flavored with a slice of life storytelling.
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