Crazy for Cornelia

By Chris Gilson (Electronic Book, 2000)
Once upon a time, a gorgeous debutante found her knight in shiningarmor as he held open the door to her luxury co-op -- so the legendpassed through generations of New York's top doormen. Kevin Doyle, astrugglingartist-turned-doorman at one such posh Fifth Avenue building, dismissesthe fairy tale...until the lovely Cornelia Lord steps into his life.

"Marching to the offbeat tune of her very different drummer, theheroineof CRAZY FOR CORNELIA is anirrepressible force. The paparazzi whom Cornelia Lord is constantlydodging dub her "Corny the CrazyDeb." But deep within, the daughter of Chester Lord IV, head of theinvestment banking firm Lord &Company, is nothing like the "party girl" the gossip columns portray.Inone of those split-secondopportunities that fate sometimes offers us, Kevin Doyle saves CorneliaLord's life by sweeping her outof the path of a runaway limousine. Unexpectedly, Kevin, who has alwaysresented the rich, findshimself admiring Cornelia's spirit and touched by her vulnerability.Allthe old money her familypossesses cannot fill the emptiness that has haunted her since hermother's tragic death. Tormented byher father's emotional distance and unsure about her feelings for theyoung financial whiz who rescuedher father's business and now wants to marry her, Cornelia isfrightenedyet thrilled by the electricity thatdraws her to Kevin.

As Cornelia runs away from her lineage of wealth and privilege andsimultaneously tries to live up to itsresponsibil

Once upon a time, a gorgeous debutante found her knight in shiningarmor as he held open the door to her luxury co-op -- so the legendpassed through generations of New York's top doormen. Kevin Doyle, astrugglingartist-turned-doorman at one such posh Fifth Avenue building, dismissesthe fairy tale...until the lovely Cornelia Lord steps into his life.

"Marching to the offbeat tune of her very different drummer, theheroineof CRAZY FOR CORNELIA is anirrepressible force. The paparazzi whom Cornelia Lord is constantlydodging dub her "Corny the CrazyDeb." But deep within, the daughter of Chester Lord IV, head of theinvestment banking firm Lord &Company, is nothing like the "party girl" the gossip columns portray.Inone of those split-secondopportunities that fate sometimes offers us, Kevin Doyle saves CorneliaLord's life by sweeping her outof the path of a runaway limousine. Unexpectedly, Kevin, who has alwaysresented the rich, findshimself admiring Cornelia's spirit and touched by her vulnerability.Allthe old money her familypossesses cannot fill the emptiness that has haunted her since hermother's tragic death. Tormented byher father's emotional distance and unsure about her feelings for theyoung financial whiz who rescuedher father's business and now wants to marry her, Cornelia isfrightenedyet thrilled by the electricity thatdraws her to Kevin.

As Cornelia runs away from her lineage of wealth and privilege andsimultaneously tries to live up to itsresponsibil

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  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $12.99 US/$12.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780446920728
  • On Sale Date: 04/24/2000
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