He was a nerd and I was the golden girl of the theatre society, destined to make it big in Hollywood, so how could there be anything between us?
Now six years later, as an out-of-work actress who has to take on a housekeeping job to stay afloat, I run into him again—and boy, has he made it big.
As I begin to clean his house and take care of his precocious nephew, I realize how wrong I was about him. He’s sexy, smart, kind, everything I never though he would be.
But I have demons that he can’t fight. Demons that keep me away from love.
One thing’s for sure: This housekeeper-gig is going to be the hardest role of my life.
AFTER 7 YEARS SHE MOVES BACK TO NEW YORK WITH HER BROTHER AND SISTER IN LAW TO REFOCUS HER LIFE. JA HER SISTER IN LAW WAS VERY PUSHY AND TOOK HER TO AN INTERVIEW FOR HOUSEKEEPING AND CHILD CARE. LOW AND BE HOLD IT'S HENRY AND HIS NEPHEW WHO IS ECCENTRIC AND LIKES NOTHING EXCEPT MAX.
AFTER SHE TURNED DOWN HENRY IN COLLEGE TO DATE VERY MEANLY I MIGHT ADD. NOW SHE HAS TO EAT CROW. BECAUSE HE IS VERY SUCCESSFUL AND HIS LOOKS HAS CHANGED.
AT FIRST SHE FIGHTS THE ATTRACTION BUT EVENTUALLY TELLS HENRY ABOUT HER ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP AND WHY SHE HAS A FEAR OF INTIMACY. HENRY HELPS HER BREAK THROUGH THIS AND BECOME A VERY SUCCESSFUL ACTRESS. AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP BLOSSOMED.
VERY NICE BOOK ABOUT OVERCOMING ABUSE AND THE HELP OF LOVED ONES.