Thursday, May 8, 2008
The Erotic Secrets of a French Maid - Lisa Cach
Strapped for cash after an unsuccessful search for her dream job in architecture, Emma Mayson takes a less-than glamorous position as a maid for a wealthy entrepreneur. The bright spot? Her new employer, Russell Carrick, is the picture of male perfection—his mere presence sends Emma reeling. But he’s also a total workaholic who has lost his zest for living. Or did he just misplace it? Emma sets aside her feather duster and her inhibitions to find out. Soon a transitory house-cleaning gig becomes a cushy role of well-paid mistress, as Emma rekindles her employer’s passion with a fantasy world of boundless pleasure. But then the unthinkable happens: She falls for Russell. Having already fulfilled his primal desires, can she make him see her as more than a plaything?
This was a fun and light read. The plot is based on a huge misunderstanding and how things evolve from there. Unwilling to have Emma clean his house Russell offers her a house to stay and money if she'll cook for him. She believes he wants to have sex with him (which she had mentioned earlier has her dream job) and accepts.
Although one has to suspend one's disbelief I thought this could be the beginning of a comedy of errors with some funny moments. However a big part of it is about the sex they have which although important for the action led to skim those scenes. I wanted more witty dialogue. Not bad - it was still light and funny - just not particularly remarkable.