About “Lucy Crocker 2.0”
Nobody could have predicted that Lucy Crocker, former children’s librarian and unabashed computer ignoramus, would be the one to save the family’s software company. Nevertheless, that’s exactly what happens when she unexpectedly brainstorms a fantasy computer game called Maiden’s Quest. Suddenly, Lucy’s a cyber-guru. But now trouble is brewing in the Crocker family. Lucy is having trouble producing the Maiden’s Quest sequel. Then she discovers that her husband is receiving erotic messages from their publicity director, and the kids are ogling smut on the Internet. Lucy decides that it’s time to escape the modern world and flee into the wilderness, with unexpected and hilarious results.
Preston’s wit, insight and light touch are on full display in this novel about the comic and not so comic effects of technology on life and love.