Pat ‘Pearly’ Gates is incredibly proud of his achievements in life. Popular, happily married and running a successful real estate business, it seems as though his life could not have taken a better path. But pride can be an ugly thing, and Pat has become complacent. When disaster unexpectedly strikes, Pat may have to re-consider and re-build the parts of his life he values most. Set in small-town New Zealand this insightful book delves into the mind of a curious character.