In order to inherit her father's company after her parents' untimely death, Isabella Hastings must get married before the age of twenty-six. Isabella has only a month before she turns twenty-six, tired of meeting crazy psychopaths one after another, she finally agrees to get married to any guy his uncle deems fit. How will she cope with this new relationship with the stranger she loathes at first sight? Adrian Darkwood is one of the proposals that Isabella's uncle has set up for her. He is work-driven, moody and reserved. At the age of twenty nine, he is one of the world's most influential men. But like all of us, his heart has also been broken once. By who and how? Read to find out. A/N: If you like the story don't forget to vote and recommend it to your friends. My goal is to get it to 1M reads. Thank you.