She didn t want a workplace feud, but Gail Joiner isn t going to let Lily Rush walk all over her. When pushed, she pushes back. Their hostilities evaporate, however, when a shipping accident traps Gail s daughter and Lily in a wrecked warehouse. Incredibly, Sierra escapes unscathed, but Lily s injuries are severe. Recuperation allows Gail and Lily to uncover common ground, but what-might-be is interrupted by a threat on Lily s job as distribution director for the large tea importer. Gail, as human resources director, finds herself caught between Lily, their CEO and the new vice president who seems determined to oust Lily for reasons of his own. Two women struggle to make peace and find love amidst the challenges of the beautiful San Francisco Bay.
A longtime bookseller with a national chain, Mary Griggs is now a writer and consultant on administrative, financial and human resource issues for non-profits. Her passions in life include food, renovation, social justice and her beloved New Orleans.