From being a Mistress of the Universe at 8.15 a.m., Amanda McIntyre is body It's so far beyond just one of those days that Amanda McIntyre can't think of a single thing that's going right. Global banking industry is in tatters, her career is toast and her girlfriend up to her ears in ather woman. New York City has frazzled Amanda's last nerve. It's t hard for her best buddy Malcolm to persuade her to join him for a trip to the sleepy town he calls home. The prospect of sunshine on Australian beaches makes her feel like she's leaving the dark clouds behind, but then she realizes that Malcolm's sister Clancy is the person waiting for them at the airport. They've met before. It wasn't a good scene. To Clancy, the pampered banker princess from the States is a pain in her backside, and probably responsible for the entire ecomic meltdown. She'll tolerate the visitor, but only just. Amanda wants to run for home, yet one week becomes two...becomes four... Diana Simmonds is the author of Forty Love and Heart on Fire, and returns to lesbian romance with this irreverent tale of looking for--and finding--the silver lining in the darkest clouds.