LET THE PAST REMAIN THE PAST, BY Todd Karluff Olsen, is a racy story about a Danish AU PAIR girl, Vera, who spends a year in San Francisco, a city known for its freewheeling lifestyles and anything goes attitude. Vera is exposed to many the many layers of the city, from high culture to sex clubs. She works for a nice family, but discovers a dark secret that proves to be disastrous. Vera meets Cliff, a lawyer, and they fall in love. Cliff learns that Vera's father was an American soldier stationed overseas, who left her mother without a trace after she told him she was pregnant with his child. Cliff offers to assist her in finding her father. This is a story with many twists and turns. A fascinating read.