I am a retired teacher who enjoys outings with girlfriends and writing fiction about female baby boomers. Other passions include scrabble, chess and gardening. In addition, my husband and I love to cruise with friends.
“Silver Lining” is the last novella in the Girlfriends trilogy. While delving into her genealogy, Amanda finds proof that her great- grandfather inherited 1000 acres of land over a hundred years ago and lends credence to the stories that had been passed down in her family for generations.
Melanie steps down as CEO of the company she founded to spend more time enjoying life before she is “too old to enjoy it.” Almost immediately, she finds herself confronted with issues stemming from decisions she made 40 years ago. The strength and courage with which she faces these challenges provide insight into the way she honors herself and others.
Mary Jo Danson learns that she is more resilient than she ever knew. After losing her mother, her husband and her job all in the span of 30 days, she receives an inheritance from an anonymous benefactor. As she works with her best friend, Melanie, and becomes part owner of a multi-million dollar company, she realizes she has become the woman she was meant to be.