The Contest by Stevanne Auerbach
Approx. 109,010 words.
Published on December 16, 2009.
Shelly Stern,single mother working in Washington D.C. during 1960s, meets Doctor Fine. Fate intercedes and she moves west. They share active four-kid household for two years and marry when Shelly wins unique contest. Marriage is amazing roller coaster ride that matches inclines of hilly streets of San Francisco.