by DEANNE DEVINE
Dana Elliot was on the way up the corporate
ladder. For her, success meant impressing the
right people, going to the right places and
possessing the right things. She had a
prestigious job, a fabulous automobile and the
extraordinary attitude to go along with all the
trappings of her idea of the American Dream.
Anyone who couldn't understand this was, well,
But when she is deserted by her husband and left
in debt up to her eyebrows, Dana's world
crumbles. Forced to move from her luxury
high-rise in the city she accepts the handout of
a menial guest room in the quaint town of
In Bradbury, life is without pretense and a world
apart from skyscrapers, corporate mergers and
late-night dinner parties. Neighbors actually
know each other and are friends. With backyard
barbeques replacing social soirées, Dana
discovers that "ordinary" lives can be
not only fulfilling but also a touch mysterious.
It is, surprisingly, just the place for Dana. At
age 42, she has found home.
However the wheels of progress are coming to
Bradbury. Powered by the laws of eminent domain
and led by a fleet of bulldozers, corporate
expansion intends to pave right over the town.
To save her last chance at life, Dana must stand
in the way of everything for which she had once
lived. Her only hope for success is, well,
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