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44 Charles Street
Everything is falling to pieces for Francesca Thayer. Her beautiful but leaky old house is in need of total restoration, then her relationship with lawyer Todd collapses and he moves out. As the owner of a struggling art gallery she can't possibly manage the mortgage alone, so she is forced to do the one thing she never imagined she would: she advertises for lodgers.
And so Francesca finds that her house has become a whole new world - and as things begin to turn around, she realises that her accidental tenants might become the most important people in her life. Over their year together, the house at 44 Charles Street fills with laughter, hope and heartbreak and Francesca discovers that she might be able to open her heart again after all...
On the night of her mother's funeral, Grace Adams is attacked. A young woman with secrets too horrible to tell, Grace will not reveal the truth about what happened. After a lifetime of being a victim, she must now pay the price for other people's sins.
From a small town in Illinois to the depths of a women's prison; from a Chicago modelling agency to a challenging career in New York, Grace carries the past with her wherever she goes. When Grace meets Charles Mackenzie, she finds a man who wants nothing from her - except to heal her and to give her the family she so desperately wants. But with happiness finally within her grasp, Grace is at her most vulnerable - in danger of losing everything to an enemy from her past, an enemy bent on malice...