Loretta Boskovic is a single parent of two kids in a small country town in Australia. Her neighbor Norm owns a scrap yard and discovers that a new development is secretly being planned for the area. Loretta is already involved in a save-our-school project. She tries to be a good mother and help out the community but things and people get in the way. You can’t help but like her outlook on life and her daydreaming about meeting the perfect man. This story is funny and sometimes sad but a enjoyable read.