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Devon worships Jenna. Their friends say he's obsessed with her. Maybe he is. He wants to give her the world. Counting on a lucrative promotion, he bought a multi-million dollar home in Silicon Valley for her. It's all good because Jenna adores him. He's a lucky guy.

Jenna loves Devon, loves her job, and loves nice things.

Now, the economy's gone south, the promotion is delay
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ebook, 330 pages
Published 2011
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Marta Rawlings
Mar 07, 2012 Marta Rawlings rated it really liked it
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Cathy Speight
Feb 14, 2015 Cathy Speight rated it really liked it
Well, this one caught me by surprise! Pleasantly, I should add. The beginning ambles along satisfyingly enough and then... pow!

Devon and Jenna are a young married couple, living and working in Silicon Valley. They are utterly ‘into’ each other, he perhaps more than her. His sole reason for living is Jenna, and everything he does is for her. But this is at a hefty financial cost, and when the promotion he's banking on, which will clear their overstretched bank balance, is delayed, their spirally
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Georgeanna
Jun 13, 2012 Georgeanna rated it liked it
Cathryn Grant paints an all too believable picture with this story. The writing and editing were both really good. Her shallow, greedy, selfish, superficial husband and wife main characters were so realistic and unlikeable that I was rooting against them the whole time. So many people today are obsessed with 'keeping up with the Jones' and amassing huge debt while trying to do so, that this story could be pulled from todays headlines. No spoilers, but I was wishing for a much more dramatic ...more
Lisa
May 11, 2012 Lisa rated it did not like it
Read this in exchange for a review on Amazon and struggled to get through it. I had absolutely no sympathy for the two main characters who earn a quarter of a million a year and still find themselves totally in over their head. The codependency of the two made me nauseous as well. They can't do anything without each other and the overemphasis of their relationship became old. Without giving a spoiler the events of the second half of the book were plain out stupid and a terrible ending. What a ...more
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Shallow narcissistic protagonists in a slow moving story.
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Cathryn Grant's short fiction has appeared in Alfred Hitchcock and Ellery Queen Mystery Magazines, The Shroud Quarterly Journal, and been anthologized in The Best of Every Day Fiction. Her short story, "I Was Young Once", received an honorable mention in the 2007 Zoetrope All-story Short Fiction contest.

Her psychological suspense fiction reveals the motives and desires that lead to suburban crime.
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