Okay, I'm glad I stuck with Bushnell if only for this book. This is more of what I was expecting when I first set out to read Bushnell. Nothing here is gratutious (though the sex stuff is still more graphic than I would want in a book). And the story (or stories as we are looking at the lives of 3 friends) are well developed and believable. We read books like this to get a peek inside the lives of the wealthy and successful of the world. And she delivers with this story. These are characters that I liked. They are not perfect (just successful in their careers). And I enjoyed it.