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All Her Secrets Chapter 880 by Chestnut

Chapter 880 Surrounded by Reporters

Early in the morning, Branden made breakfast and put it on the dining table.

Although he came back late last night and slept late, he still insisted on waking up early and making breakfast for Catherine.

Catherine came out just then and wandered over to the table to sit down.

“Come here. Do you want to have breakfast now?” Branden asked. Catherine glanced at the food on the table and frowned slightly.

When Branden saw her frown, he immediately inquired, “You don’t like them? What would you like to eat? I can cook for you again.”

The food he made today was a few of Catherine’s usual favorites.

When he made them a few times ago, Catherine ate very happily. This was the first time he had seen Catherine show such an expression, so he assumed that she was already tired of eating these foods.

“No, I just woke up. I’m feeling a bit like throwing up. Maybe the food I ate yesterday was bad,” Catherine replied.

Branden was busy with the Duncan Corporation these days and rarely cooked for Catherine. She usually ate in the school canteen.

Although the food in the school canteen was a bit healthier than the food in outside restaurants, it was ultimately not as good as homemade food.

Catherine had been suffering from stomach problems before. During the time Branden was cooking for her, her stomach problems finally eased a bit.

Branden thought she might be suffering from stomach problems again.

He poured a glass of warm water and handed it over. “Have some warm water to ease your stomach. How about I cook soup for you?”

“No, I’ll just have some water.” Catherine took the warm water he handed and sipped it, the pressure in her stomach gradually easing.

Branden’s cooking skills were still very good. Catherine, who originally had no appetite, became appetizing after taking a few bites of the food he made.

Branden was relieved to see that she had eaten a lot.

After Catherine had eaten her fill, she saw that Branden had no intention of leaving, so she made small talk with him. “I heard that the Duncan Corporation is in a crisis.”

“Yes.” Branden didn’t hide it from her. “A batch of important information was leaked.”

“Was it Ronin who did it?” Catherine asked.

“As far as the evidence goes, it should be him.” Branden didn’t hide it from Catherine just because of her relationship with Ronin.

He was sure Catherine had her reasons for asking and he thought honesty was the best answer.

Catherine lightly responded, “Okay, I will find Ronin and give the Duncan Corporation an explanation.”

She was talking about the Duncan Corporation, not Branden alone.

In private, she and Ronin were as close as siblings; in public, she was the head of the Hacker Alliance and Ronin was a member of the Hacker Alliance.

In any case, she was partly responsible for this matter.

“Okay, do whatever you want. You don’t have to worry about the Duncan Corporation. I’ll take care of it.”

Branden didn’t want Catherine to do too much for him. Wouldn’t he be a disgrace to the world if he needed his woman’s help to handle his affairs?

He felt it was enough for Catherine to focus on her research and do what she loved.

“I’m done eating. Let’s go!” Catherine said.

“Okay!” Branden followed her up and prepared to take her to school.

As soon as the two of them walked downstairs, they were surrounded by a whole group of reporters as they walked out of the neighborhood. These reporters were all there targeting the Duncan Corporation.

They aimed their cameras at Branden. ” Mr. Duncan, I heard that the Duncan Corporation is in a leak crisis and this crisis will bring a huge economic crisis to the Duncan Corporation. May I ask if it is true?”

“I heard that this leaked project has something to do with Breen Group cooperation. Is that right?”

“Mr. Duncan, are you worried about the future of the Duncan Corporation?”

“Mr. Duncan, please answer our questions!”

The questions were overwhelming, and these questions were all very tricky and sharp.

Any discerning person could tell at a glance that they were targeting Branden.

These reporters would normally have to be wary of interviewing Branden even if they wanted to, but now they were just all coming to Branden’s door with microphones and cameras without fear. They were definitely instructed by someone.

Paxton and the others quickly got the news and rushed out, blocking the reporters’ way for Branden.

Branden held Catherine in his arms the entire time. He didn’t want any exposure for Catherine, let alone any harm.

Paxton and his team had strong tactics and soon led Branden out of the press.

However, Branden didn’t leave right away.

He stopped and turned back to the group of reporters behind him, coldly glancing at the crowd and giving his latest order. “Record all of their looks. I don’t want to see them in the media circle again.”

The reporters present were stunned. They had originally thought that even if Branden was angry, he would merely just send a lawyer’s letter to their company to warn them.

They had all thought about how to handle the upcoming lawyer’s letter, but they never expected that Branden would actually directly make them disappear from the media circle.

If they offended Branden, they wouldn’t be able to work in this profession.

Many people panicked and rushed up to try to explain, but Branden didn’t give anyone a chance and directly took Catherine to the car and left the scene with a cold face.

He thought in his heart, “Since you guys dare to provoke me, you’ll have to bear the price of provoking me.”

After getting into the car, Branden turned his head to care about Catherine on his side. “Are you alright?”

Catherine smiled faintly and thought in her heart, “I was just protected by you in your arms. Those reporters probably didn’t even take a picture of what I look like. What could happen to me?”

“Don’t worry. I’m fine,” Catherine replied.

After confirming that she was fine, Branden’s gloomy face gradually improved a bit.

The car had just driven away not long ago, and Paxton had already come up with the results of the investigation.

He reported his findings to Branden, Mr. Duncan, the persons in charge of these media outlets have all received a considerable amount of money from this account in the past few days. The remittance account is a new company registered in a foreign country, and they have not been found to have any dealings with the Breen Group.”

After discovering that the reporters were surrounding Branden, Paxton’s first thought was that it was the people of Breen Group who were messing around. He thought that they must intend to deliberately frame the Duncan Corporation and take the opportunity to lower its stock price to achieve their desired goals.

But after searching, he couldn’t find any intersection between the payment company and Breen Group.

The Duncan Corporation had offended a lot of people over the years.

It was so powerful that no one dared to confront it head-on, but no one could guarantee whether anyone would take advantage of the situation to mess up behind the scenes and create chaos.

It was very troublesome to search without a clear hostile target. This was like fishing for a needle in the ocean. Paxton and his team were searching for targets on a global scale.

Seeing that Branden did not respond, Paxton stiffly inquired in a low voice, ” Mr. Duncan, what should we do next?”

“Sue all these media outlets,” Branden instructed in a cold tone.

Sueing those media outlets was inevitable, but what Paxton wanted to ask was what they should do to the company behind the scenes.

Without Paxton asking again, Branden knew exactly what he was thinking. ” Don’t need to worry about that company, just leave it. There will be some loopholes one day.”

Branden thought inwardly, “If we were to divert our energy to investigate this company now, wouldn’t it be like us being misled? The company behind the scenes is just waiting for us to investigate. Since they want us to investigate, I’d prefer not to do so and wait for them to send themselves to the door. Let’s see who will be the first to be unable to sit still.”

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All Her Secrets by Chestnut

All Her Secrets by Chestnut

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Status: Ongoing Type: Author: Native Language: English

Catherine Swann, a simple countryside girl, was having a leisurely and carefree life in the countryside. She thought she could have a happy life there for the rest of her life. Unfortunately, life had other plans for her. Her grandfather left a will for her, making her the inheritor of the Swanns’ billion-dollar fortune. As if that wasn’t shocking enough, he also arranged a marriage for her.

Branden Duncan, the only heir of the wealthiest family in Casier, was the dream prince charming of almost all the women in Casier. But Catherine turned him down in public. Instead of being angry about it, he was attracted by Catherine's cold eyes.Although Catherine seemed to be a girl with a simple life in the countryside, she was not simple. What kind of identity did she have? How would she deal with her unexpected fiancé and the opposition from the rest of the Swanns to her inheritance of the Swanns’ fortune?

Chapter 1 Return of the Jinx At Vicente Swann's funeral. As the Swanns were one of the three prominent families in Casier, Vicente's funeral was naturally packed with big shots and members of respected families in Casier. In the noisy venue, the arrival of a girl in a white T-shirt attracted the attention of everyone present. All of the people present were either rich or powerful. Despite being good-looking, the girl wore a cheap and battered T-shirt, setting her apart from everyone else at the funeral. Seeing how she walked straight toward the Swanns family, someone couldn't help asking curiously, "Who is she? Why is she sitting with the Swanns?" "I heard that she is Miss Catherine, the second daughter of the Swanns that had lived away from the family. Vicente only asked her to come back before he died." "Is that so? I heard that Vicente ordered the family to announce his will in front of everyone before he died. I guess she only returned for this!" ... The girl did not know that she had already become the topic of the guests' discussions. She looked calmly ahead with an indifferent expression on her face. Her eyes remained focused on Vicente's portrait in the middle of the venue. Nobody knew what she was thinking about at the time. At the sight of Catherine Swann like this, Liana Swann, the youngest and favorite daughter of the Swanns, couldn't help complaining to her mother, who was sitting next to her. "Mom, what is going on with this country girl? Grandpa has died. Even if she isn't sad, she should at least pretend to cry. What would the others think if the media took a photo of her like this later? She wouldn't even change her clothes when we asked her to. People that don't know better would think that the Swanns have mistreated her!" After hearing her youngest daughter's complaints, Rachael Swann furrowed her brows too. She thought that her youngest daughter did have a point. She never loved Catherine, her daughter from the countryside, dearly. In fact, Catherine pissed Rachael off just one day after she had returned. However, it was not the right time for Rachael to handle Catherine now. She planned to wait until the funeral was over before sending Catherine back to the countryside so that Catherine wouldn't continue to embarrass the Swanns here. Looking up, Rachael saw that her husband had arrived. She comforted her youngest daughter in a low voice, "Liana, be good. Your father is here. Bear with Catherine for now. We need to deal with what is important first!" Liana couldn't show her annoyance towards Catherine in public, so she could only choke back the complaints on the tip of her tongue. Nobody noticed that Catherine, who had been looking straight ahead, smiled lightly. The Swanns never spent time with Catherine, so they wouldn't know she had exceptional hearing. Even though Rachael and Liana spoke in a low voice, Catherine clearly heard every word of their exchange. Her mother truly did not love her! As Catherine stared at Vicente's portrait, her eyes flashed with a faint trace of sadness. Did she have to cry because of pain? ... Korbin Swann walked up the stage slowly. He gave a long speech first and expressed his views about how great Vicente was before finally announcing that the family would publicly announce Vicente's will. As many people knew this beforehand, the crowd was not too surprised. Vicente had a son and daughter. It was a no-brainer who would inherit the fortune of the Swanns. However, nobody understood why Vicente would make sure to make such a fuss to announce his will publicly. Was it just for formality? The lawyer Vicente trusted the most when he was still alive opened the sealed will and read it out loud. "After careful consideration, I, Vicente Swann, leave all my shares of the Swann Corporation, real estate properties, and a 500 million-dollar deposit at the Bank of Nospines to my granddaughter, Catherine Swann..." At the lawyer's words, the crowd gasped in shock. Not even the Swanns, everyone present was dumbfounded. Catherine Swann? Wasn't she the second daughter of the Swanns, the jinx that Vicente sent off to be raised in the countryside when she was young? How could it be? She would inherit the fortune of the Swanns. With their jaws dropped, everyone shared a similar look of horror. Except for Catherine, the center of the discussion. She still looked indifferent, as though nothing had happened. Her eyes were still fixed on Vicente's portrait in the center of the hall. Her lips parted slightly as she spoke in an almost inaudible voice. "Old man, what were you thinking?"

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