What happens when everything you thought your marriage was is turned upside down? That is what Julia faces in Skipping a Beat. Julia and Michael were high school sweethearts who married and had a seemingly model marriage . . .success, money, big house, and all. But, the couple has drifted apart. Then, Michael has a brush with death and this changes everything he values. Money and material things are suddenly unimportant. This book explores the concept of love versus money and figuring out what matters.