"What did she want?" Vicki asked when Caleb hung up the phone and came to stand beside her.Later in the same book, Vicki follows up:
He sighed, staring blindly into space. "She wanted what she always wants. Money. Since I sold out to the capitalist regime, the least I can do is help her out now and then." His tone was flat, as if the call had drained all emotion from him.
"What I don't understand is why your family is so hard on you. I mean, I know you chose a different path, but no matter their philosophical problems with the capitalist way--" she rolled her eyes "--I'd have thought they'd be proud of you. Even my grandmother is impressed by your achievements and she's the harshest judge I know."Name that genre! Business novel? Philosophical novel? Nuh uh.
Caleb and Vicki almost divorce
But get a second chance.
The genre, of course,
Must be romance.