Chapter 1223

Pearl rolled over and opened her eyes when her back was facing him, her lips pressing into a fine line.

Tanner hugged her from the back, and when he noticed that she was trembling, he turned her around. Her eyes were tightly shut, but a drop of tear flowed down from the corner of her eyes. He wiped it off with his finger and said, “I’m sorry. Let’s take a step back each, shall we?”

She opened her eyes and said in a hoarse voice, “It wasn’t me.”

Tanner looked at her. Honestly, he did not suspect Pearl at all. He was just taking advantage of that to give himself a reason not to let her go. “No matter if it’s you or not, I’m not letting you leave my side.” He released her and rose up to get himself changed. It was only when he left the room and closed the door with a slam that Pearl closed her eyes. When Tanner exited the hotel, he received a call from his bodyguard. “Mr. Hannigan, we’ve found the identities of those people. They’re loan sharks.”

He stood beside his car. “Loan sharks?” “Yes,” the bodyguard replied.

Tanner frowned. He hung up the call and fell into deep thought.

‘Loan sharks, huh?’

he needed to look into what had happened during the years

waiting for him. When he appeared, a

seat and sat beside the bed. He

nurse said I can be discharged from the hospital in another

pressed her lips. “Tan, are you still mad at

should I be

worried about what you would

outside at the sky through the window. “Sandy, tell me honestly. Is this the only thing you didn’t tell me the truth about? Are you sure you didn’t tell me any more lies?” Sandy grabbed the cup tighter, and her expression


looked at

bad feeling about it, and she said, “Tan, do you still

“Is it because I

He had never talked to her in such

were Pearl who did it, why would she look for loan sharks? To get money from you? Do you think she would do that for

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