starts when Wanda Lane was testifying for a case involving the
Hastings Gas and Electric Company. They were responsible for
the explosion three years ago that destroyed Whittle
Advertising. At the same time, the explosion nearly killed
After a heated exchange with the defense
attorney, whom Wanda called pencil face, she pulled back to take a
swing at him. He did not see her swing coming as he turned to look
at other Hasting Gas and Electric guys. The witness stand
railing gave out and slammed Wanda's head to the floor. She
ended up in the hospital with a concussion and some swelling of the
This was only one of Wanda's problems.
She kept getting calls from her ex-husband. He wanted her to
forgive him - other times he would threaten to kill her.
Wanda's parents haven't spoken to her in years. On top of all
this, she lost her job. She is also "hearing" music as a
result of her fall.
What can she do? She decides the
only answer is to start over.
Wanda wants to sue
everyone. Walter Briggs, an attorney, enters her life.
He just happened to pay her a visit while she was in the hospital
stating he heard what happened and thought she might need a
Does Wanda straighten out her life?
is hilarious. The main character really says what she thinks
with no holding back. Any woman who is trying to make a change
in her life will be able to relate to this book. Lani Diane
Rich has created an interesting character in Wanda. You will
enjoy her snide remarks throughout the book. At the same time,
she is very likeable. This is a book you can read in one
sitting. It is a funny book, and at the same time, a
delightful, warm story about a woman trying to start over. We
look forward to more books by this author!
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