Gideon Lowe has been hired to develop the once-majestic estate of Crosslyn Rise into an elegant condominium community. But he just can't work with Christine Gillette, one of the country's top interior designers. They mix like oil and water. But good old-fashioned lust can turn even the worst adversaries into lovers.
About the Author
Barbara Delinsky has written more than nineteen bestselling novels with over thirty million copies in print. She has been published in twenty languages worldwide. Barbara's fiction centers upon everyday families facing not-so-everyday challenges. She is particularly drawn to exploring themes of motherhood, marriage, sibling rivalry, and friendship in her novels. A lifelong New Englander, Barbara earned a B.A. in Psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in Sociology at Boston College.
Date of Birth:August 9, 1945
Place of Birth:Boston, Massachusetts
Education:B.A. in Psychology, Tufts University, 1967; M.A. in Sociology, Boston College, 1969
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Builder Gideon Lowe clashes with interior designer Christine Gillette at the start, with a few sexist phrases, but from then on, he pursues her, using his charm to win her over. To ease his loneliness, he happily spends time with her large family and friends, one evening, and discovers that Chris has a teenage daughter,Jill, whose father she has never seen. When Jill decides she would like to see her father for the first time, Gideon helps Chris to overcome her fears of change for their future together as a family.
The abrupt change from dislike to love in this book seemed very unrealistic to me. However, I did enjoy the book. It was a quick read, easy to follow, and of course had a happy ending.