Step-Ball-Change Author:Jeanne Ray Dance instructor Caroline and her lawyer husband Tom are looking forward to spending time alone together as they waltz their way gracefully into retirement. Suddenly, though, their empty nest is filling up. Caroline's sister arrives with a load of luggage, a bad-tempered terrier, and a broken heart. Their daughter, Kay, brings home her fianc... more »3;, the richest boy in Raleigh, and plans a high-society wedding that could wipe out Caroline and Tom's savings. And a contractor finds cracks in the foundation of their home and sets up camp indefinitely.« less
Warm family story, with great characters. As I get older I'm appreciating more and more the stories of women who have and have had a full life. Caroline is just such a women, and by the end of the book we realize her sister Taffy is, as well. Work, children, love, marriage, home -- great stuff.