New link! Read the entire story here: https://www.webnovel.com/book/ashes-and-rose-petals_18712684305693205 Two families at war, a daughter locked away, forbidden love…. Can Ella and Rome overcome the obstacles standing in their way and find a way to be together? Ella Sinders knows her family hates her. When her stepmother refuses to let her leave the house, she is content to lose herself in her work. Until she receives an unexpected phone call from someone who turns out to be the son of her father’s nemesis—and a voice she just can’t get out of her head. Rome Verona doesn’t know the man his father has hated for so many years has a daughter until he stumbles upon her existence by accident. Now that he’s gotten a taste of her, he doesn’t ever want to let her go. Can two star-crossed lovers find a way to bring their families together and give their love a chance? Or will it all end in tragedy? A modern day retelling of Cinderella meets Romeo and Juliet.