Chapter 1 - Cold Roseanne

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This book is really special because I really put myself into Roseanne character and she really resemblance me in real life so this book is a really big deal for me to publish because publishing this means showing and pouring my heart out there. I'm struggling with a lot of things these days and I don't know what to do than writing this book down to pour my heart out.

I've been going through a rough time psychologically these days and I'm still struggling for it. I hope you all understand and please stop asking me for an update on other book because I can't deal with it right now.

Maybe you all can see another side of me from this book.


Roseanne West

I stretched my whole body after sitting on the ground for 4 hours straight to finish my lastest novel. After a lot of thinking and debating with myself how to end the love story for this novel, I ended up giving the characters a nice ending in Paris with a romantic proposal just like every romance novel out there.

I walked out from my room to make myself a coffee and walked towards the balcony to see the beautiful night lights of New York city. I sipped my coffee slowly to prevent my tongue from burning and I sat down on my bean bag looking up to the sky hoping that I can see beautiful stars today.

Last week my publisher, Amy, asked me if I want to do a meet and greet to reveal myself in public but I refused it right away. She said that a lot of my fans requested that they want to meet the famous 'Elena Parker' but as much as I love interacting with them but revealing myself to the public is a no no. I've been hiding myself ever since my mom died and that was 7 years ago. I've been trying to over come that but I think I still can't move on.

I can't deal with something like that to be honest, I can't deal with heartbreaks, death and everything that deals with separation. I can't deal with it that's why I don't really want to connect with people because for me, in the end of the day, everyone will leave and they will never comeback.

That's why I made 'Elena Parker', she's famous, crazy for love and a really good novelist with 5 best seller romance books of all times. For me, faking myself as Elena Parker was a shield for me. I wanted to hide myself from the world but at the same time I want the world to notice me.

Suddenly my phone rang and I got up from my beanbag walking back inside. I took my phone and looked at the screen to see my brother, Stefan, calling me. I pressed the green button and put it on loudspeaker.

"Yes, your majesty." I answered it in a sarcastic tone.

"Don't give me that tone, young lady." He hissed right away.

"What do you want?"

"Let's have dinner together tomorrow, it's your birthday." He said excitedly.

"I'm busy."

"I'll pick you up at 7 and you better dress up because we're going to have the fanciest dinner for your 25th birthday. Dad will go straight to the restaurant so you can't complain about this, young lady." He said and I sighed.

"Stop calling me that.." I hissed.

"I will, if you agree to go have dinner with us."


"See you tomorrow." He said and he ended the call. I put my coffee down on the table and turned on the TV. I connected my netflix to the TV to watch my favorite movie of all times, 13 going 30.

Before I can finish the movie, I fell asleep on the sofa. That's my habit, I can sleep anywhere in any situation. I got up because someone rang on my door. I got up immediately and walked towards the door. I opened it and found a cake from my publisher company. I picked it up and brought it in.

It's just another year, birthday doesn't mean anything to me. It's just the day where you have your age increase one digit. I walked towards my room with my phone and there's already a tons of messages from my fans on my instagram sending me love for my birthday. My dad and my brother left me a message too but I'll just reply them later.

I went back to sleep because that's the perks of being a writer. You can write and rest whenever you want.

I got up again and it's already 5 o'clock in the evening. I got up and dragged myself towards the bathroom. I took a shower and dried myself quickly. I curled my hair and put it into a low bun. I put on my favorite earings and put on my makeup after that. I walked towards my closet and decided to wear my long black dress with a slit on my left leg.

I checked on the time and it's already 6.45 and I took my phone cursing it seeing the battery. I took my power bank and charged it. I took my gucci bag and put all my stuff inside. I walked out and put on my black CL heels.

My phone rang and I know it's my brother. I walked out from my house and go straight down to the lobby. I saw my brother's car parked in front of the lobby and he opened the window smirking. I got into the car and put my seatbelt on right away.

"Happy birthday, little sis." He said as he patted my hand and I nodded.


"You know.. you should find a boyfriend this year." He always said that every year.

"Just drive.." I said coldly.

"That's why you never have a boyfriend, Rosie. You need to get a life, stop locking your ass in your room." I rolled my eyes.

"Shut up.. it's my birthday so don't give me lecture about my life or I will go back." I hissed coldly and yes I'm that cold towards my brother but he never understands it.

"Fine.." He said and he suddenly trying to pull something out from his pocket. When he succeed, he put the small envelope in front of me.

"1.000 dollars for you to have fun and get drunk.. go wild and get a life." He said as he gave me a check.

"I have my own money."

"It's my birthday present to you, take it." He said and I took it. I put it into my clutch and after 15 minutes of car ride, we arrived at the restaurant. We got inside and Stefan told the waiter his name and with that she lead us to the private room. She opened the door for us and my dad already sitting there.

"Hey pumpkin pie, happy birthday." He said as he hugged me and kissed my forehead.

"Thanks dad." I smiled at him and we all sat down. We ordered our food and after that my dad put a small box in front of me.

"Your birthday present, open it." He smiled and I turned to Stefan for a moment before open the black box. I opened it and I gasped automaticly.


"I found it when I was cleaning my room. It was on my drawer and I thought you want to have it."

"Thankyou." I smiled widely and looked down on the necklace. It was my mom's, it was her favorite necklace. I asked Stefan to put it on me.

"I know that you really miss your mom and it's been 7 years. You should go back to the old Rosie again, don't you think?" My dad asked me in a really careful tone.

"It's not easy and I don't think I can."

"How about you introduce her to your friends' son, dad?" My brother asked and I smacked his arm hard.

"I don't need a boyfriend." I hissed coldly at him.

"That's a good idea. I mean.. they don't need to be your boyfriend, how about finding a friend?" My dad smiled and I shook my head.

"No thanks." I said and after that there's a knock on the door before the waiter brought all the food in. I was kinda glad that I decided to go have a family dinner because I do miss my dad and my brother but it was hard for me to express that.

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