Following the successful TELL NO LIES in 2008, Julie Compton writes sort of along the lines of the chick flick Penelope, in which a rich girl has an ugly face. With her intriguing stand-alone, Olivia is a rich woman with an ugly past and a manipulating, conniving father. RESCUING OLIVIA is a modern fairy tale about love, fraught with international intrigue and set not as chick-lit but as a psychological thriller.
Mysterious Olivia arrives in a pickup truck at a Florida resort where Anders Erickson works in landscaping maintenance (he’s a lawn boy). His travels have been limited to a brief diving trip in Californ