Rescue Me

Amanda McHenry had no idea 1985 would be the year she fell in love — and the year her world would come apart. Fresh out of college, hungry for a shot in the entertainment industry, Amanda took a gig as a secretary in the offices of a sleazy television talk show. Saddled with looking after her drug-dealing brother, his junkie girlfriend, and their baby son, Amanda was nevertheless intent on making good things happen while her devoted boyfriend finished his law degree at Harvard. She had no intention of cheating on James — until she fell for Gabe, her brother’s passionate friend. Swept up in a whirlwind romance, Amanda realized that she would have to choose between following her heart or clinging to the safe and familiar. And when her brother’s “career” threatened to destroy everything she held dear, Amanda’s choice became a matter of life and death.