The new nanny is perfect. A natural
with children, a whiz in the kitchen, and a talented painter, the only thing
Miss Washington can’t seem to do is make a mistake. But when Stuart Cross loses
his editing job and decides to write the great American novel, the nanny’s
excellence quickly becomes a sore spot.
Stuart, paralyzed by writer’s
block, envies her impending artistic success; his wife Andie doesn’t trust her
and wishes she could stay home with their daughters; and on top of that, even a
mention of the nanny’s old boyfriend, ex-con Toussaint, makes the local police
uneasy. The heightening jealousy and resentment that the parents feel toward
their surrogate sets into motion a chain of unexpected events and surprising
reversals that will end, less than a week later, in a suspected kidnapping, a
half-million-dollar book deal, and the unpleasant question of just who,
exactly, the guilty party is. Download and start listening now!