By Deb Caletti
I without notice see the place i am status, and that is on the fringe of switch - rather, rather giant switch. Eighteen-year-old Indigo Skye sounds like she has all of it - a waitress activity she loves, an cute refrigerator-delivery-guy boyfriend, and a house lifestyles that is a little crazed yet wealthy in love. until eventually a mysterious guy on the eating place leaves her a 2.5 million-dollar tip, and her lifestyles as she knew it's reworked. initially its extraordinary: a sizzling new motor vehicle, huge, immense flat-screen television, and provides for everybody she cares approximately. She laughs off the warnings that money alterations humans, that they arrive to depend on what they've got rather than who they're. since it will not happen...not to her. Or will it? What do you do if you can purchase something your middle wants -- yet what your middle wants cannot be obtained? this can be the tale of a woman who will get wealthy, will get misplaced, and finally unearths her long ago - if to not the place she begun, then to the place she will be able to begin back.
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