I’ve waited a long time to send this one, because I have so few details, but maybe you or the bitchery can help. Ok, I read this book around 1993, and it may have been published much earlier than that, because that was in the days of sneaking my best friend’s mom’s romance novels. Anyway…
It is set in Italy, and the heroine is a mime. Yes, a mime. Who knew those annoying people could be so sexy. The hero is rich, and I remember a scene where she is demonstrating how difficult it is to be a mime by showing how her hands are so flexible that she does exercises where she sets her hand flat on a table, and then only lifts the palm (no fingers lift). Try it- I have for years and it is impossible. Anyway, I think it was a mystery, definitely a contemporary, and that is all I can remember. It was one of my first and favorite novels, and I think it might have been one of those ones where there are three stories by different authors in one book, which makes it even harder to find. Any help would be much appreciated!!
Searching for “mime romance” on Amazon gave me this:
Not helpful, and also slightly creepy.
DEAR LORD. Mime heroines? I bet someone knows this one immediately.