By Pamela Morsi

Ah, the lifetime of the upper-crust: decadent, flaky and never so solid for the heart.

Jane Lofton has every little thing she ever dreamed of: a high-powered profession, a wonderful domestic, a prosperous husband, David, and a stunning daughter, Brynn. in fact, David also has a brand new female friend spending his previous cash. Brynn also has a therapist assisting her articulate her contempt for her mom. And Jane also has…

…an legal responsibility to the guy Upstairs. an opportunity assembly among her BMW and an eighteen-wheeler activates Jane to make a deal: permit her stay and she'll commit herself to Doing reliable. no matter what that suggests. Jane's platinum-card kung fu has taught her tips on how to spend, yet now not easy methods to give—turns out it is truly beautiful tough! but if her country-club lifestyles crumbles, Jane is confronted with a bigger problem: changing all her desires and salvaging her soul.

Wise, witty and relentlessly actual, The Social Climber of Davenport Heights (Originally released as Doing Good) is a narrative approximately researching the variation among what anything costs…and what it truly is worthy.

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