The next few posts will cover some of the magical settings of this novel.
Dom's House in Venice Beach
Stunt coordinator Dominic Kelly's house in Venice Beach, LA is the primary setting for the book. This is the place where two commitment-phobic people are forced to live in each other's space. It also gave me the perfect excuse to go house hunting in California!
Dom's house is a stone's throw from the beach, on a quiet walk street.
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The 1930s Craftsman bungalow surprises actress Nina Alexander by being homelier than she expected, note the typical bachelor pad she'd associated Dom with.
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Dom might not seem like much of a family man to the women he seduces, but he's part of a big extended family, the spoiled younger brother to four older sisters, with nieces and nephews who treat Uncle Dom's house like their home away from home.
The kitchen is the heart of the home, and I loved the stained glass touches.
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Nina's guest bedroom features a four poster bed, and a wall filled with posters of some of the films Dom has worked on in his lengthy career.
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The garden even features a private sun trap patio where Nina loves to unwind after a hectic day of training with Dom.
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