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About Boyfriend Maintenance
My bad reputation is coming back to haunt me. Now, I need a
The thing is, I don’t actually have what I promised in
I’ve seen Emmy and she’s out of my league, but that doesn’t
blurred. Her lie made her more like me than I ever
A little boyfriend maintenance goes a long way…
After all, 425 Madison Avenue is the perfect place to fall in love.
*Each story is completely standalone.
REVIEW: BOYFRIEND MAINTENANCE (425 MADISON) BY LAUREN HELMS
Boyfriend Maintenance by Lauren Helms
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Helms is a different kind of writer. She leads with heart and finds her way from there. Perhaps, that's what gives Boyfriend Maintenance an irresistible appeal. Emmy and Jake are less than perfect, but that's what makes them a perfect fit for each other. The best reads are the ones that aren't afraid to convey a dose of reality. Hidden behind the mischievous antics, the impending heartache and the unforgettable romance is a little bit of wisdom that goes well with an overabundance of heart.
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“Oh, well … hello there, hot stuff.” Mrs. Jenkins stands in the open doorway of her apartment.
Her arm slides up the doorframe slightly awkwardly as she leans into the frame. She’s attempting to look sexy in a Japanese silk kimono robe. It’s a red floral print that hangs nearly to her ankles. She has surprisingly good posture for a seventy-year-old woman.
Her husky voice is seductive as she gestures for me to come in. I have to mentally prepare myself every time I have a work order for unit 2007. Which is normally once a week.
Mrs. Jenkins is a retired Broadway actress. She hit her stride when she starred in the hit musical Chicago in the mid-seventies. Dorthy Jenkins is a dramatic, wealthy retiree who just happens to hit on me every time I’m here. She may be a tad lonely, so I deal with it.
“Good afternoon, Mrs. Jenkins. My work order says that you’ve got faulty smoke detectors.” Honestly, that seems a bit suspicious since we worked through the entire building updating the detectors less than six months ago.
“Dorthy, darling. Please, stop calling me Mrs. Jenkins. You make me feel like a cougar.”
I raise my eyebrow at that. More like a puma since she’s got to be at least forty years older than me. I set down my toolbox and scan the living room for the unit’s central detector.
“All right, Dorthy. You’re having issues with the smoke detectors? Let’s just take a look. I’ll get these fixed up in no time.” Really, I just want to get out of here. The longer I’m in this apartment, the more cheek pinches I get. And I’m not just talking about pinches to my face. She gets a little bolder with each visit. Not looking forward to the day she takes it too far. Her flirting seems harmless though. She just really appreciates those “hot young thangs.” Her words, not mine.
“Well, no rush. I’ll just pour us a little nightcap.” I don't mention it's only four in the afternoon. “Will two fingers do, Jake? I’ve always preferred two.” She waggles her eyebrows.
I divert my eyes. The sexual reference catches me off guard and I feel my face heat.
Clearing my throat, I shake my head. “I’m sorry, Dorthy, but no drinking on the job.” I pull out my step ladder so I can reach the smoke detector.
“You’re such a good boy, darling. I admire that. I’ll just have a nip and enjoy the show.”
Just like she normally does. Unfortunately, she isn’t the only 425 Madison resident to watch me while I do my job. I’ve worked in this building for nearly three years now. Growing up, I never had dreams of becoming a maintenance man, but I’ve always been good with my hands.
Lauren Helms has forever been an avid reader from the beginning.
Lauren decided to take the plunge and write her first novel.
She decided to take the plunge and joined NaNoWrimo and a
About the 425 Madison Series
Welcome to 425 Madison Ave the perfect place to fall in love.
fast-paced & sexy NYC just waiting for you to read.
The series features stories from some of your favorite romance
Join these authors as they come together, each with a
Featuring some of readers' favorite tropes: second-chance romance,
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