I'm the publicist at Coach House Books, an independent literary publisher based in the heart of Toronto. (Which is a fancy way of saying I work in a legit old coach house located in an alleyway that's been Heidelberg-printing and publishing award-winning books since 1965.)
Also I really like the internet.
"But she feels close to this man. She is astonished by how much she feels for him. She loves him. It might well be love. Perhaps she is coming down with something. A profound tenderness. She wants to be accompanied, that is all."