From The Jacket:Anne Marie Roche wants to find happiness again. At thirty eight, her lifes not what shed expected. She owns a successful bookstore on Seattles Blossom Street, but despite her accomplishments, theres a feeling of emptiness. On Valentines Day, Anne Marie and several other widows get together to celebrate . . . what? Hope, possibility, the future. They each begin a list of twenty wishes, things they always wanted to do but never did.