Neil and Jeannie dreamt of a peaceful, happy retirement on Mauis sandy shores, but after just one year, their honeymoon period on the idyllic island seems to be over.
Thanks to the unscrupulous actions of the local unions, their familys financial future is threatened. Their daughter and son-in-law find that their business is threatened by these unions, and the family chooses not to go down without a fight. But in the meantime, they still have to focus on survival, so Jeannie decides to return to work.
She begins selling real estate and is quite successful. But she soon learns that some of her wealthiest clients have been hoodwinked and cheated. Jeannie struggles with her reaction to this information, and in the process she learns that all is not peaceful in paradise. In this, the sequel to Driving on the Left, author Margaret Norrie gives readers an inside look at the shadowy sides of Hawaiis sunny shore life.