The sort of person who's got a strategy to handle anything that comes along. So when Neil dumps her for her best friend, she even tries to make it easy for both of them! But as one of her more loyal friends says, 'Straegies sound fine when you ar sitting at home. It's a bit of a different when you get out in the real world.' And there is no strategy to handle the fact that six months later, Emma's still depressed. 

She even signs up for Tai Chi class, hoping it might help, but that's where she meets Lachlan. And it looks as if her troubles are starting all over again....

It's Not Over Till You're Over It by Jenny Pausacker (sc, good condition)