Before you start reading Sleepless Nights of a Maid, you should know what to expect. This book is a mystery and you can expect to be entertained from the first chapter. The story revolves around Molly Gray, a hotel maid who is accused of murdering a guest. She works for Giselle and has been doing favors for her. This makes Molly’s job even more dangerous and she gets herself into hot water.
Xu Chu Yue’s sleepless nights
Xu Chu Yue has been having sleepless nights ever since the death of her brother. She keeps thinking about him and tries to protect him. Fortunately, Xue Yao is with her and helps her. But she is not able to fall asleep because of her fears.
During her sleepless nights, Xu Chu Yue examines Xue Yao’s face and ears. She notices her face blushing and her ears reddening. She pleads with Chu Yue to go to sleep, but she cannot. Xue Yao saves her but is later injured by Emperor’s soldiers.
At first, Chu Yue and Xue Yao have no plans to wed. But when they wake up, they are sleeping in the same room. Xue Yao wants to get married, but Grandma is against it. Na Xi is using Grandma to convince Chu Yue to back off. However, Chu Yue does not give up hope and wants to get back with Xue Yao.
One night, Xue Yao arrives at Chu Yue’s door in a new set of clothes. Chu Yue is surprised by the tailor-made clothes. He tries to avoid triggering her memories of the Bei Ze Lord. Moreover, he doesn’t want any other man to bully her. Xue Yao promises to take responsibility for her. However, he also demands that Chu Yue list down all her flaws and faults.
Xu Chu Yue lives in an isolated manor inside the palace. She rarely comes out. Her illness is rumored to be causing her insomnia. She also tries to kill herself. However, her attempts to kill herself end up triggering an edict to cancel her engagement with the Duke. Due to the rumors about her looks, the Duke decides not to marry her.
After the assassination attempt, Chu Yue and Xue Yao realize that they love each other more. They try to figure out how to get back together. But the bandits keep stalking them. They even use Chu Yue as bait. Afterwards, Xue Yao manages to save Chu Yue’s life.
Xue Yao’s marriage proposal is rejected. He doesn’t want Chu Yue to find out about this. When he comes back, he walks up to Chu Yue and asks her to marry him. However, she doesn’t understand how to react to this unexpected surprise. Chu Yue’s excitement at this point is so high that Xue Yao cannot respond to it.
Prince Shun’s feelings towards Chu Yue are mixed, and he never had a clear direction until Episode 14. While Prince Shun initially thought that he loved Chu Yue like a sister, his feelings changed and he became angry with the man who killed his friend. After all, he wants her to be happy.
Xu Yao’s prophetic dream
Chu Yue has a prophetic dream. During her night of training, she is thinking about the mysterious man, Xue Yao. She catches a glimpse of him and turns back to her. She’s still thinking about him, but she’s also trying to make a deal with him. Her only wish is for him to marry her, and she reluctantly agrees to his conditions. However, she wants him to be a witness of her wedding.
Xue Yao is a beloved general of the Emperor’s court, but he’s afraid of his growing power. He proposes to marry a princess in order to get rid of his military powers. But he doesn’t realize that his love for the princess isn’t true. He sneaks into the carriage of the princess to convince her. Xu Yao begins to believe his beloved.
Chu Yue is upset with Xue Yao, who doesn’t want her to get involved. Xue Yao walks towards her and asks her to believe him. He then ties his hand to Chu Yue and takes her to his bed. He tells her that he’ll pick her up tomorrow on her birthday. She is excited, but Xue Yao doesn’t know what to do.
Molly’s relationship with Juan Manuel
Juan Manuel’s relationship with Molly continues to escalate. The two have been friends for a year and Molly has been helping him clean rooms in exchange for cash. They have a relationship, and Juan Manuel sends money home to support his family. However, Juan Manuel and Molly have recently started arguing, which has put Molly on the defensive.
Juan Manuel and Molly met in a room where Juan Manuel was living. When they got together, Rodney told Molly that Juan was an illegal worker and he asked her to help him clean the rooms. Molly agreed to do this, but was concerned about her relationship with Juan.
Juan Manuel has moved into Molly’s room, and they continue to meet each other on Sundays. Juan Manuel’s sex life is becoming increasingly more intense as Molly begins to realize she’s falling in love with him. However, she hasn’t completely moved on from her relationship with Rodney.
Molly has been working as a maid at the Regency Grand Hotel for four years. However, she has a hard time interpreting social cues and joking around. She works in the fourth-floor penthouse with Giselle Black and cleans all of the suite, except for the bathroom. She tells her boss that she’ll be back. Luckily, she meets Juan Manuel, who is a dishwasher. During their time together, Molly develops a growing friendship.
After Juan Manuel asks Molly to give him keycards, she reveals that she’s had a conversation with Giselle Black. During this conversation, she learned that Giselle’s family hated her. Giselle later gives Molly a brass hourglass timer. Molly is confused about why her former boss would be talking with a maid.
As a result of Giselle and Juan Manuel’s tussle, Molly’s relationship with Juan Manuel is tested. During this episode, she learns that she has been unwittingly helping a drug operation by helping Rodney buy drugs. Meanwhile, she tries to push Giselle to leave town when she realizes she didn’t kill Charles.
In one episode, Molly enters the hotel through the front doors, which is unusual for an employee. This is because employees should enter the hotel through the service entrance. Then she meets Rodney at 6:00 PM and they go to an Italian restaurant. When she leaves, Mr. Preston seems to be concerned.