When Gwen Lacrosse left her hometown she was a starry-eyed innocent. Now she’s a savvy, sophisticated woman on a mission. Gwen’s mother has a new boarder, Luke Powers, and Gwen is in no doubt that he is taking advantage romantically – her mother’s letters are full of fawning praise for him. Luke – a famous novelist – is also an infamous womaniser.
But Gwen has underestimated Luke. He’s smart, witty – and irresistible. As the days pass Gwen begins to hope she’s got things all wrong. Is it wishful thinking? Or can this tough city woman rediscover the innocent girl she once was – and find true love at last?