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Because I Wanted You
Ruby Maxwell has what every young woman dreams of: a glamorous job hosting an enormously successful talk show, a fabulous penthouse on Fifth Avenue, and a boyfriend who only wants to put a glorious diamond on her finger. But she also has unsettling dreams about the Appalachian home she ran away from at age seventeen, dreams that make it impossible for her to find peace -- ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by St. Martin's Press
(first published June 15th 1997)
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I have only ever found one other Annie Garrett book, which I read years ago and absolutely loved. It was unforgettable. So when I saw this book in a used bookstore, I grabbed it up. I thoroughly enjoyed this one, too--just not quite as much as the other. However, I like her writing and find her books hard to put down.
Ruby's life started out really rough life in the hills of Kentucky when life becomes too much to handle and Ruby and her cousin run away to New York.. Her cousin suddenly goes back home but Ruby determined to make a good life rises to fame never looking back until her life comes back to slap her in the face..