Bossy Davis, an obese sixty-year-old manager of the Rebel Mart convenience store, is absorbed in the drudgery of her everyday life. She dreams of retirement. Stan White is a thirty-year-old party animal whose family has had a house on the ocean in Sugar Beach for years. Bossy considers Stan a true friend and confidant. The owner of the Rebel Mart is George Foster who is in poor health. George has made Bossy ten percent owner of the store much to the dismay of his spoiled daughter, Allison. Meanwhile, Bossy has become addicted to pain killers taken to sooth her swollen, red feet. One afternoon following Stanas weekend fishing trip, Bossy and Stan go to Georgeas house and find him in a state of post stroke incapacitation. Stan calls Allison who is living in Wyoming with her boyfriend. Allison heads home to take care of her father and oversee the family business. The result sets off a life-changing chain of events leading Bossy through the sale of the Rebel Mart, overdosing on national tabloid TV and finally rehab with a fresh start.Suddenly, a second car appeared and headed toward her. It had been hidden by the haze. It was accelerating quickly, putting less and less distance between Allison and her fate. She again looked at the phone. The red aquot;no serviceaquot; lightanbsp;...
|Author||:||Edward B. Kissam Jr.|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2004-11-09|