"How do I want to die? Oh, I don't know. How about a pillow over my face? It will probably be a family member." Thus illustrates the biting candor of Amanda Bailey, the youngest in this poignant, funny, painfully honest story of bitterly divided family. With their father on his deathbed, eight siblings engage in a feud over property and possessions. Born with Down syndrome, Amanda is pulled into a belligerent guardianship dispute. Her favorite sister, Nancy, is immersed in bankruptcy and foreclosure.
Life in the Colorado Rocky Mountains was downright idyllic, except for the abusive boyfriend. Joe seemed to think Kelly was his personal punching bag, but she was determined to make it work. She took long hikes in the mountains, searching for inner peace. And then, the meteor crashed. Set in the mid-1980s, this is the story of a woman who gets more than she bargained for when a strange object hurtles from outer space - straight into her path. It leads to a harrowing chase, death threats, and more.