"Why not? Don't you think I should be allowed to, since it is our wedding night, after all?" he smirked, backing her up against the wall. She stumbled on her bridal gown as he approached her, his blue eyes glowing with dangerous intent. "I don't care if we're married. I still hate you," she lied, trying to conceal her fear. He set his jaw and his eyes were burning with anger as he growled,"You shouldn't be saying such words to the man that saved you." ~~~ Alia Sheikh and Anwar Rashid have been mortal enemies since day one of seventh grade in junior high school, when Alia caught him about to smoke a cigarette and mocked him for being a bad Muslim. But when Alia's parents die in a sudden car accident, leaving all of her parents' property to her four older brothers, she's forced to marry the one man she despises with every inch of her soul in order to escape a life of living alone in poverty. As their lives become more and more intertwined, Alia uncovers more shocking facts about the man she thought she knew and she begins to wonder: Did Anwar really hate her or were his feelings...something else?