Chapter 16

Maisie did not say a word. 

 

‘They poured all their thoughts to get me home for dinner. They even invited Nolan here and are now insisting on wanting me to stay for dinner. Then I must stay here to see what this mother-and-daughter pain plan to do.’

She then raised her head and chuckled. “Okay, then I’ll stay here for dinner.”

Willow and Leila did not expect she would agree, but everything was going according to their plan.

Maisie only bowed her head and ate without talking during the entire meal. Stephen and Leila were almost silent throughout the dinner, probably because of Nolan’s presence.

Nolan did not eat much. He had wanted to refuse Willow’s invitation when she asked him to accompany her back to the Vanderbilt manor, but Maisie was mentioned.

Since Willow had said that Maisie was the one who invited him to the Vanderbilt manor, he would have to see what Maisie had up her sleeves.

“Zee, how have you been all these years?”

That was probably the only time when Stephen would think of showing care for this daughter.

Maisie did not even raise her eyelids. “I did have a great time, thanks to you.”

A hint of embarrassment stagnated on Stephen’s face for a moment.

Leila hinted to Willow with her gaze. Only then did Willow begin to express herself in front of her father. She fetched some food into Nolan’s bowl. “Nolan, you should have more.”

years. Willie has always been a thoughtful and

head and almost burst

noticed something, raised his eyes, and looked at Maisie. “Miss Vanderbilt seems to have something to

other three people on

curious. Mr. Goldmann, you’re in your 30s, and the both of you have been together for six years. It should be

“thoughtful” and “well-behaved” earnestly as she had seen through the

Leila, even Willow’s expression turned

was glaring at Maisie as if

immediately, “Nolan, Zee is just joking around,

the consequences and continued asking, “Willow, how should I put it into words? Mr. Goldmann is your

changed slightly, and she glared at

Stephen’s expression was not looking too happy, Leila smoothed things over immediately. “Zee, look at

yet she chose to talk about their marriage. Is she doing so deliberately to

 

so that we could make a match out of them, it’s impossible for

just to make her know her place and give up fighting for Nolan, so all we need to

a fool. The mother-and-daughter pair had both come to her and warned her not to have any thoughts about Nolan, and they had now invited Nolan to the manor and insisted on keeping her here for dinner. Their intention was so obvious to begin

case, she must match

Goldmann, please don’t tell me

gloomy. “How is this the right thing to do? A woman’s prime shouldn’t be wasted,

turned more and more embarrassed, but she did

eyebrows. “Or, Mr. Goldmann, are you playing with my sister’s

no longer

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