Peruvian-American Alejandro Torres, part owner of After Hours Spa, also works secretly as a manicurist. He needs the money for the business until he can finish his MBA and franchise the spa. Fellow MBA student Kate Spinney has caught his attention. Her family is wealthy and she has been raised to believe that men will only value her for her money. Can she learn to trust that she can be loved for herself? Humor, cultural background and well-developed characters all make Midnight Touch (4), by Karen Kendall, a compelling read until the last page. Kate is an endearing woman who deserves her happiness.