See full summary » The protagonist, Sophie, is a retired lawyer.She believed herself married to the owner of a relatively successful software company.
But all of that would begin to unravel – amid the crowd and confusion on the Columbus tarmac that June 2010 evening – once a drug-sniffing German shepherd padded over to the van and sat down, signaling a hit. Inside the suitcases were more than 500 pounds of marijuana in shrink-wrapped bricks.
Behind Lee, the two other cars in her convoy – a van and a Suburban – had also halted, its passengers emerging with their hands in the air.
The agents who had been waiting for her at the Columbus, Ohio, airport regarded Lee with wariness and curiosity, taking in her expensive-tart look – false lashes, lavender eye shadow, tight black pants, lace-trimmed fuchsia satin camisole – and impeious demeanor, all befitting a woman who had just arrived from Los Angeles via a Gulfstream jet now idling in the twilight.
Influenced by the impact her father left on the industry, she has made her own mark with her full service salon, EDEN by Eden Sassoon, and two luxury Pilates studios in Los Angeles.
Her desire to forge her way led to her building the nonprofit organization Beauty Gives Back, which unites the hair industry in fighting the global water crisis.