FOREWORD

I have never met Cy Wakeman. Strange, huh? Usually the Foreword of a book is written by one of the author's buddies. But that's not the case here. Her editor sent me her book to read for a cover blurb. If I had read it and hated it, I could have said so, or I could have said nothing. I didn't need to say something nice to make her feel good or to sustain our friendship. I didn't owe anyone anything on this one. So I opened the book with little expectation and no pressure to enjoy it. To my surprise, I read the whole thing in one sitting and found myself saying "Yes!" and "That sounds like me!" So I happily wrote a blurb and sent it to the editor because I genuinely liked the book. Wait. That's not exactly true; I loved the book. Which ...

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