home is where the heart is

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Adult Romance  |  House: Booksiesilk Classic Group

abella bailey always wanted her own family. a handsome husband, cute kids, beautiful but modest home. she wanted almost every woman's dream.

being a maid at the jacobs' household enabled her have a feel of what family life was. well, except for the brooding and detached boss 'aidan jacobs'. widower and father of mikey who was the centre of abella's world.

being mikey's fill on mother was a total blessing, she loved the boy to heaven and beyond. it was enough motivation to stay on as a maid even of she could get on with her life and achieve greater things like starting the family she always craved for.

but it wasn't enough for her fiancee 'tim'. he gets impatient and she's given a deadline.

abella finally gathers courage to confront aidan to step up as a father but he needs her help to heal.

abella struggles to be a mother, a newly engaged woman whose fiancee craves her attention, a home maker and a healer for aidan.

with the help of mikey, she manages to get aidan to his former self but she loses her heart in the process.

'home is where the heart is' is a story about family, healing, romance and most of all the art of falling in love without even realising it.

Table of Contents


This is just a brief introduction of the story. I hope you like it and let me know what you think. thank you for stepping onto my page. Read Chapter

A new Day

shout out to thecurious for being the first to comment on this book. thank you for the support. opening chapter here as promised. Read Chapter


“Mikey!” I jump and wave profusely when I see him playing football on the playground with his school friends. Passing parents glare a... Read Chapter

Bathroom Accident

Beep! Beep! Beep! Another day, usual routine. Four days to Mikey’s talent show and four days to plan a birthday party. He hasn’t ... Read Chapter


He took my uniforms not one not two but three of them. All of them. He must have pilfered them while I was knocked out that morning. I’... Read Chapter

Scissored Maid Jacket

There may be some descriptive detuils im missing but im currently having so much fun writing this story. Pardon the brevity of some details. i'll definitely go back to the first chapter and rewrite so im considering this a draft for now. Thanks for reading. shelf and comment, please and thank you. Read Chapter

Thank you momma

This chapter was inspired by my all time favorite bollywood movie. kabhi kushi kabhi gham(K3G) starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. I've always had a crush on Hrithik Roshan for a very long time now so he's in there too. so if any Indian is reading this 'namaste people'. i respect your romance movies. Read Chapter

birth vs death

The party was in full swing in the playground by the time mama and papa Jacobs arrived. They had called that morning to wish Mikey a happ... Read Chapter


I knew exactly when my bed dipped. And I just assumed it was Mikey. Sometimes he gets lonely in the middle of the night and he comes over... Read Chapter


Tim and I are curled up on the couch in his apartment watching Hercules on his wide screen TV. The movie had me gasping the whole time. I... Read Chapter

Nervous Cooking

I apologise once again for errors in this book and its brevity. there are only about 5 chapters left. As soon as I'm done, I'll review the whole book. Thanks for sticking with me. Read Chapter

Disaster Dinner

Dinner had already begun when Mikey’s dad arrived. The moment Tim stepped through the door, he had hit it off with the older Jacobs. I ... Read Chapter