After working with his temp for a week, Phillip realized his secretary was not up to scratch. Rae was super efficient and organized. Her prim and proper dress code didn’t appeal to him, but something about her drew him in. Having set his sights on a young woman in the pub, he felt rather confused. He had never been a womanizer but felt caught in the middle by someone he knew, and a complete stranger.
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Books by Bridgitte Lesley
Appointing an au pair to take care of two young girls sounds like an easy task. But not for Phillip. After interviewing many unsuitable candidates, he had still not appointed anyone. Only one woman sounded right for the position. And he had let her slip through his fingers. Out of desperation, he dialed her number after rejecting her initial enquiry. Thinking it would be easy to set up an appointment with her, he realized she was not a pushover.
The owner of an enterprising bed and breakfast which was always fully booked, Mrs Jeeves lead a busy and exciting life. Her guests checked in and out frequently. As a hands-on owner, it was important that she portrayed the image of a true professional. Something she did with ease. At the same time, keeping her distance was a priority. Fraternizing with guests was unheard of and an absolute no-no.
Living in a small town, Spencer and Claire were bound to bump in to one another. Their first meeting didn’t go off too well. But in more ways than one it served its purpose. She had her lock-up, and he had another rental. The chemistry seemed to sizzle and pop in the air. And they definitely took notice of each other! As scarce as she was, he knew she had to renew her rental agreement sooner or later. He would have to bide his time and wait.
Ray couldn’t wait for his new housekeeper to arrive. But when she did, it was a whole different matter! Meryl was prepared to make the long trip to move from the busy bustling city to a ranch in the middle of nowhere. A total career change was not only welcome but something she needed. Life had thrown her a curve ball but she would bounce back. Ray didn’t think he would get a response from his advert he had placed in a magazine for a housekeeper.
Without too much hesitation Amanda turned what could have been a very dull and boring show into an extravaganza. David didn’t realize, but that is exactly what would happen to his life. The extravaganza was about to begin. David had to thank Amanda for the way she had saved the children’s concert. Only that wasn’t his only intention. He knew nothing about her and had never met her before. The feelings and emotions that she had stirred up on first sight made David realize that love at first sight was real. It did exist.
Dodge wasn’t looking for love. It was the last thing on his mind. He had everything a man could want. He had his three sons and his daughter. They were his life. He had sold his business off and retired at the age of forty seven. What more could a man want? Until the day that he spotted Louise McBride. Even though she was a few years younger than him, Dodge felt the attraction. What did age matter? From the minute he laid his eyes on her things changed. Dodge suddenly felt alive.
Amanda was the top Sales Representative in the company. If there was a competition she pushed the limits. If there were gift vouchers to be won, she would win them. Whatever the prize, it would be Amanda’s. But she had a problem. Huge! Every time she saw Shaun, her Sales Manager, her whole body took a tumble.
Geraldine was so in love with Blake it was beyond frustrating. She had worked with him for five years and it was starting to wear her down. He didn’t see Geraldine. All he saw was a hardworking Personal Assistant who did everything for him. So often she had thought of leaving, but couldn’t.
Sitting at the table at what could be a somber event, Duke was shaken to his core. He watched as a lively little youngster walked, or rather, danced in to the restaurant. Duke was looking at a carbon copy of himself. After so many years of waiting for Jody to return his wish had come true. With a bonus.
Angus met Farrah in his time of need. Without thinking he asked her out on a date. It was so spontaneous it even took the wind out of his sails! And she said yes! It was a start. Their first date led to so much more. Angus realized that he had met his soul mate. He was head over heels in love with her. She became part of the family right from the start. But Angus kept getting things wrong.
Wade rented his house to the first person who responded to his advertisement. With her lush green lawn and flowers that bloomed, everything his tenant did got under his skin. At first, he was oblivious about who she was. Summer knew who he was. But she kept her distance and a low profile. Not being too sure of his feelings for her.