A NovelBook - 2010
With the big 5-0 fast approaching, Josie Brooks begins to question her structured, picture-perfect (mid)life.
Josie Brooks, at the age of 47, thought she was leading an enviable single life. A successful consultant, she calls her own shots, goes where the money is, and never needs to compromise. But her precisely managed world begins to falter during a Chicago contract when an economic downturn, a bleeding heart boss, and the loyalty and kindness between endangered employees ding her coat of armor.
Throw in hot flashes, a dose of loneliness, a peculiar longing for intimacy, an unquenchable thirst&;not to mention a mysterious snowglobe with a serene landscape, complete with a flowing river and lush greenery that seems to be beckoning her in&;and Josie&;s buttoned-up life is on the verge of coming completely undone. Maybe her solitary existence isn&;t as fulfilling as she has convinced herself to believe.
It will take a few new friends, a mystical encounter, and an unexpected journey to set Josie on her own path to &;right-sizing&; and making the life changes that really matter. Filled with laugh-out loud moments and a gentle dash of inspiration, Divine Appointments is another heartwarming charmer from a master storyteller.
Baker & Taylor
Forty-something Josie Brooks believes her buttoned-up, single life is completely fulfilled, until menopause, the economy and a snow globe make her think differently, and then it will take some new friends, a mystical encounter and an unexpected journey to set things right. Original.