This is the point where NOW I remember what this story's about.. Maddy's reactions to Alex on a bare minimum level are very much in line with the namesake of the book. Almost too much so. Plus there's the whole wealthy billionaire who thinks about dominating the heroine to protect her (who thinks like this IRL?). Maddie's got a tragic past, much lip biting, awkward detail to clothing and lust - yeah. It's the same cookie cutter plotline and makes a whole cast of gingerbread men/women in this genre.
*sighs* Still reading. I think I'll go ahead and finish this one tonight, so I can move on to other reads.