Play On! is a warm and entertaining novel set in a retirement community. In pursuit of an improbable goal, Maxine gathers an eclectic band of bridge buddies from her community and a few eccentric young people for an adventure that becomes part cat-and-mouse caper and part soul-searching quest. Together, they confront age discrimination, a nearly estranged daughter, the tribulations of technology, and a cunning adversary. Ultimately, however, Maxine s greatest challenge comes from within. In the end, she has 24 hours to set things right.
Play On! celebrates the resiliency and creativity of characters who acknowledge their own mortality while embracing the life-affirming values of friendship and solidarity. Breaking through the limitations of age, they pursue their dreams with grace, great good humor, and a skilled sense of gamesmanship.