Love, loss and redemption are common threads in the colorful tapestry of human experience. Part crazy quilt, part magic carpet, this book is filled with characters who sound like someone you know - especially if you've ever worked in a restaurant, in health care, or in the music industry. Sam and Mimi Killian are newlyweds looking for a restaurant to purchase. Jake and Julie Reston's marriage is as fickle as Sam's ability to stay sober. Is it Dr. Reston's desire to leave medicine and hit the road with his jazz band that's causing the rift at home, or is it wife Julie's conservative, status-conscious nature that pushes her to seek a more compatible partner? Do Mimi and Sam come to terms with his mistress in the bottle, or does the dream die with Sam's next shot? Strap yourself in and take the A-ticket ride with an assorted cast of funny, flawed and lovable fellow travelers on their journey to... well, you'll see.
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About the Author
PL Byrd, master riding instructor, seasoned restaurateur, published author, organic farmer, community health educator and sometimes reluctant saint, arrived on earth in Oceanside California as the daughter of a strapping gypsy Marine and his bony, elegant orphan wife. At the age of three, she had her first out of body experience while witnessing from her Christian grandmother's mill house window a harmonic convergence of dirt road, crystalline purple light, and heavenly spaceship. Before disappearing into the thick, predawn humidity of a southern August morning, the concurrent whirl of the Universal wheel, the perfect-pitch original musical score, and the personal adieu of its Mothership pilot left young Miss Byrd awash in the knowledge that death is nothing to fear, or to seek. Even though her first published work, a poem, appeared when she was just six, Ms. Byrd has managed to remain award-free, but she claims to be in possession of the big prize. The older and somewhat wiser Ms. Byrd stays busy watching the sky.