Come Lie With Me by Linda Howard
The fabulously rich and handsome Blake Remington is paralyzed while mountain-climbing and only the fabulously beautiful and determined physical therapist Dione Kelly can help him to walk again. Although Blake is a difficult patient who challenges her methods and authority at every turn, Dione is a physical therapist with an unsinkable spirit and unwavering compassion and will not give up on Blake, despite his refusal to engage in physical therapy. Adam, I mean, Blake won't engage in PT unless he's absolutely guaranteed he'll walk again. Does this sound a little familiar? Does this sound like the exact same book I just reviewed above? Well, there's a twist in this one. In this book, the physical therapist Dione has a dark past. In fact, the back cover proclaims that her "soul was as paralyzed as [Blake's] body." Wow. Sounds intriguing. By page 96, Blake was already practically walking again and I stopped reading at that point. I guess I'll never know if Blake and Dione live happily ever after. I'll assume not.