The Mafia war had spilled out on the streets, claiming many of innocent lives. That was not supposed to happen. But two respected families, each strong and powerful in the game, wanted peace, but refused to trust each other easily. The heads of the families called a cease fire and reached THE AGREEMENT of a lifetime for each family, an alliance between the two, the only cost? Their children’s happiness as they are put into this arranged marriage. Although Giovanni Constantini, son of the great Donatello could not stand the mafia princess known as Valentina De Luca, the only child of Rafael De Luca; and Valentina hated the playboy status of Giovanni, aka Vinny. Can these two come together in THE AGREEMENT to make this alliance work or will it start a whole new era of war?View More
Val gave her mom a look as she ran through the house and to her father’s meeting room. It really wasn’t her fault that she was 20 minutes behind, she had done her best to be here, but she knew that wouldn’t fly with him. So, as she walked in, she was ready for the rather nasty look he tossed her way. “Mi dispiace papà (sorry dad),” she told him as she took the seat next to him. “Sorry gentlemen,” she told the other four men who were sitting around the table. Joey offered her a smile and she felt better, but it was short-lived as her dad grabbed her arm. “You think it’s okay to be late and that a fake sorry and some pretty smile will make it okay?” “No, of course not father, I am sorry, but things happened at school…” “I don’t want excuses, figlia (daughter),” her dad growled out, effectively cutting her off and making her wince. “Naturalmente (of course),” she said, rather meekly, her head down, w
They both heard the door open but couldn’t pull back far enough before Salvatore started talking and then stopped, looking between the two. “I’m sorry, please don’t let me stop you two.” “Please Salvatore, it’s okay, what’s going on?” Vinny took another step away but made no move to let Val go. And though it wasn’t common for women to be privy to the workings of the business, he had every intention of Val looking over some of this stuff. “I just got a call about the deal.” “Okay, and?” Vinny urged his man. Salvatore shot a look at Val, but Vinny wasn’t releasing his hold. “According to my sources, we are all set.” “And you are sure I don’t have to be there?” Vinny confirmed. “No boss, I got it all under control. The shipment will be in at 11:30 and the men will be ready to roll.” Val looked between the two men and crossed her arms. “May I ask what
“Is everything ready for tomorrow night and the gun drop?” Vinny asked as he glanced over at Salvatore. “My dad is leaving me in charge of this run, and I want to make sure it’s good.” “As far as I know, everything is on course. The truck should be in at 11:30, we have a crew of six unloading and dispersing.” Salvatore stopped talking as Sofia’s name popped up on the caller ID in the car, which Vinny quickly declined. He was in the car, driving home and talking business, the last thing he wanted was to talk to his mom right now. “Good, and you will be overseeing everything?” “Like I always do, boss.” Vinny shot a look at Salvatore, and he laughed. “Everything is set up and ready to go as planned.” “And we have eyes on Dante?” “You trust him so….” Before Salvatore could finish the question, there was another incoming call from Sofia and once again, Vinny declined it. “I don’t trust hi
Val watched as Celeste left in a huff and she let out her own groan. She had guessed, without a doubt, that Celeste would be a problem for her, but she wasn’t aware how bad of one. And she had no idea what to do. She could handle it, or maybe she could talk to Vinny? He could suggest something, as this was his family. Hell, for all she knew, maybe Celeste did something for the family, besides being a bitch. She shook her head, composed her nerves, and walked back in. Not that she had any real burning desire to want to deal with this now, sadly. Celeste had left a bad taste in her mouth, and she just wanted to get away. But she wasn’t raised to be rude and wouldn’t dare do that to her mom or her future in-laws. “Where is Celeste?” Valentina glanced over at Sofia, her brown eyes watching Val closely. “She sends her apologies but realized she had somewhere else she needed to be.” Val sat down and reached for her water; her eyes s
The following day, Val still couldn’t shake the kiss out of her mind. Nor could she deny how much she liked it and wanted to do it again. He had let her stay in a guest room and the next morning she had gone home to change and grab her school stuff. And now, she was on her way, in a vehicle her to-be-in-laws had sent to pick her up so she could have lunch with them and discuss wedding stuff all with that kiss plaguing her mind. Yeah, she had no clue had to do that. And normally she was the calm and collected type. But, like everything else that came along with Giovanni, he got under the skin, just in a different way than in their past. Or, at least for the most part; there were still times he irked her and pissed her off the wrong way. “Here we are, ma’am.” Val lifted her head and stared at the restaurant that she came to quite often enough with her mother. “Thank you.” The guy nodded as he held the door open for her and helped
The Agreement NoticeAs you can see, the rest of the chapters are gone. I pulled the book down as of Oct 28th because this became my first debut novel! If you have liked what you read and want more, feel free to check it out on Amazon, it’s there for Kindle and paperback, or you can swing over to Barnes & Noble (which is insane to me!)I’m sorry that it’s no longer free, but I hope you’ve enjoyed it enough to want to help a writer along the way, but if not, I understand. And if you were able to read it through, I hope you’d consider buying it to read later on?And of course, thank you for the love and support. Hope you enjoy my other stories as well!
He pulled into the four car garage and quickly cut the engine after he parked. She looked through the window at the other three cars and lifted a brow as he helped her out. “Where would mine go?” He grinned at her question and tossed her a wink. “I have a warehouse at the back of my property that has another five cars. These are merely the ones I drive more often. When you move in, I’ll simply put one of these back there.” She blinked, she knew that it would happen, her moving in and living with him, but to hear it, it felt more real. “Right,” she muttered, which caused him to chuckle. It was as surreal for him and it was her. &nb
Valentina swallowed hard and looked up at her father before looking back at Vinny, who stood at the doorway, with his arms crossed over his chest and a murderous glint in his eyes. His eyes took notice of the cut on her lip and on her arm, but also of the hands prints. But before she could say anything, the doctor came in and checked out her wound, shooing everyone but Rafael and Vinny out. “De Luca, can you excuse us please?” Vinny asked as the doctor finished bandaging the arm. Rafael glanced at her and slowly he shook his head. “I’m very disappointed, Val.” And in all her years she had never felt so small. And it wasn’t like she made a habit of it. In fact, she was the one attacked! Vinny hunched down and she stared at his jean clad legs, not w
“Are you allowed to go?” Val rolled her eyes at her friend. “I’m his fiancée Claire, not a lap dog or anything.” “So, you’re free to go after class?” “Yes.” Valentina looked up at her friend and classmate. Claire was one of those people who didn’t know about her world, and that’s how Val wanted to keep it. She didn’t hang out much with her outside of class, so when she asked, she was quick to say yes to get away from that mafia world. And all they knew was that she was engaged, and to whom, but all they knew about Giovanni was that he was some type of business man.
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