SISTERCHICKS ON THE LOOSE, the first of Robin Jones Gunn's "Sisterchicks" books, showed what happens when a couple of middle-aged women are released from their daily lives and allowed some time to travel together. In that book, friends Sharon and Penny head to Finland in search of Penny's long-lost aunt. The antics that included jet lag, sauna and an impromptu hop to London had the ring of truth. Whether or not Jones Gunn really took this trip is immaterial; her characters and their adventures are genuine.
In her second Sisterchick title, SISTERCHICKS DO THE HULA, Jones Gunn again takes two women (this time, college friends Hope and Laurie), gives things a shake (a bit younger, these two hit 40 and decide to take a fabulous trip together), and then adds a twist