St. Martin's, Aug 2004, 23.95, 352 pp.
Londoner Claudia Barron feels that this winter will never end as her life is gloom and doom caused by her husband, who is spending time in prison. From great wealth and position, Claudia is broke and looked at with ridicule from her former friends, the rich and famous. Needing to regain control of her shattered life following the betrayal, Claudia knows she must leave London to start fresh... Turning for Home
Dunne, May 2003, 23.95, 320 pp.
Twenty-six years old Maeve Delaney needs a job fast as she is running out of money and does not want to ask her wealthy dad for cash. She reads a newspaper ad looking for a caretaker companion to a disabled elderly woman and decides the job is perfect for her. She makes up a phony résumé and obtains the position though she seems too young to do the job. The employer Henry Benham wants to simply ...