After her father’s untimely death, where she finds twenty-six mothers to take the place of the one she lost, at fourteen Alex is taken in by the nuns of a local convent, and the time and encouragement to pursue her gift. Always, the right time to open up seems just out of reach, and would cost her dearly.
The Right Time: A Novel #ad - Alex writes in every spare moment, gripped by the plots and themes and characters that fill her mind. New york times bestseller • filled with heartbreak and betrayal, triumph and fulfillment, The Right Time is an intimate, richly rewarding novel about pursuing one’s passion and succeeding beyond one’s wildest dreams.
Abandoned by her mother at age seven, imagination, complex crime stories that reflect skill, slowly graduating to dark, Alexandra Winslow takes solace in the mysteries she reads with her devoted father—and soon she is writing them herself, and talent far beyond her years. Her secret life as the mysterious and brilliantly successful Alexander Green—and her own life as a talented young woman—expose her to the envious, the arrogant, and Hollywood players who have no idea who she really is.
Once her double life and fame are established, the price of the truth is always too high. Midway through college, she has finished a novel—and manages to find a seasoned agent, then a publisher.
Fairytale: A NovelDelacorte Press #ad - Within weeks they are a clandestine couple, making love like teenagers, glowing with their secret. But their fairytale ends suddenly with her mother’s death from cancer. After graduating from Stanford, she returns to help manage Château Joy, her lifetime goal. The countess de Pantin is the essence of Parisian seductiveness and sophistication.
. When tragedy strikes again, Camille is at her stepmother’s mercy, and that of the two evil stepbrothers who appear. Camille has had a perfect childhood, safe in her parents’ love. But as she grapples with the plots being carried out against her, the countess’s elderly, clever mother becomes her only ally, kind, and a childhood friend emerges as a prince worthy of any fairytale.
Fairytale: A Novel #ad - Then she begins to see past the alluring looks, designer clothes, and elegant manners of the countess, while her innocent father is trapped in her web. Her parents, still deeply in love after two decades of marriage, Christophe and Joy, have built a renowned winery and château modeled after Christophe’s ancient family estate in his native Bordeaux.
Six months after losing his wife, the devastated Christophe is easy prey for a mysterious, charming Frenchwoman visiting the valley. Camille needs to fight—first for her legacy, and then for her very life. New york times bestseller • a wonderful, fairytale is a captivating example of the truths that will always withstand even the darkest storms, beautifully told tale from America’s favorite novelist, and a reminder that sometimes fairytales do come true, and good prevails over evil in the end.
Camille lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley, surrounded by acres of her family’s vineyards.
Past Perfect: A NovelDelacorte Press #ad - They have much to teach each other, as the Gregorys watch the past unfold while living their own modern-day lives. But everything changes when blake is offered a dream job he can’t resist as CEO of a start-up in San Francisco. New york times bestseller • the latest from danielle steel, past perfect is a spellbinding story of two families living a hundred years apart who come together in time in a startling moment, opening the door to rare friendship and major events in early-twentieth-century history.
The two families are delighted to share elegant dinners and warm friendship. Sybil and blake gregory have established a predictable, well-ordered Manhattan life—she as a cutting-edge design authority and museum consultant, he in high-tech investments—raising their teenagers Andrew and Caroline and six-year-old Charlie.
Within these enchanted rooms, it is at once 1917 and a century later, where the Gregorys gratefully realize they have been given a perfect gift—beloved friends and the wisdom to shape their own future with grace from a fascinating past. All very much alive in spirit—and visible to the Gregorys and no one else.
Past Perfect: A Novel #ad - Past perfect is danielle Steel at her bewitching best, a novel for the ages. The original inhabitants appear for a few brief minutes. The past and present suddenly collide for them in the elegant mansion filled with tender memories and haunting portraits when an earthquake shocks them the night they arrive.
He accepts it without consulting his wife and buys a magnificent, irresistibly underpriced historic Pacific Heights mansion as their new home.
Fall from Grace: A NovelDelacorte Press #ad - Naïve, and alone in a world of shady international deals and dishonest people, out of her element, she is set up by her boss and finds herself faced with criminal prosecution. Taking life by the horns, from new york to Hong Kong, risking all in an exotic, she revives her own career as a talented designer, unfamiliar world.
What happens when you lose everything? husband, faced with prison, money, safety, resourcefulness, and reputation gone, protection, Sydney must rebuild her life from the bottom to the top again, with honor, and dignity. Sydney finds herself, as well as courage and resilience. Sydney wells’s perfect life with her wealthy, devoted husband vanishes when he dies suddenly in an accident.
Fall from Grace: A Novel #ad - With andrew’s vicious daughters in control of his estate, Sydney finds a job in fashion, and no home or money, despite her own designer daughters’ warnings. New york times bestseller • from danielle steel comes the gripping story of a woman who loses everything—her husband, her home, her sense of self and safety, and her freedom.
She is determined to forge a new life she can be proud of. Widowed at forty-nine, she discovers he has failed to include her in his will.
The Cast: A NovelDelacorte Press #ad - A reclusive grande dame from Hollywood’s Golden Age. But in the midst of this charmed year, she is suddenly forced to confront the greatest challenge a mother could ever know. But after two marriages, she prefers to avoid the complications and uncertainties of a new love. L. A. S latest “bad boy” actor, whose affairs are setting the city on fire.
She loves her work and adores her grown children, treasuring the time they spend together. An eccentric young screenwriter. As secrets are shared, the cast becomes a second family for Kait. Inspired by the true story of her own indomitable grandmother, Kait creates the storyline for a TV series. And when she shares her work with Zack, he is impressed and decides to make this his next big-budget project.
The Cast: A Novel #ad - Within weeks, kait is plunged into a colorful world of actors and industry pros who will bring her vision to life. A cool, competent director. The strength of women—across generations and among friends, and family—takes center stage in this irresistible novel, colleagues, as all-too-real people find the courage to persevere in life’s drama of heartbreak and joy.
A sizzling starlet whose ego outstrips her abilities. And a rugged, legendary leading man. A world-famous actress coping with private tragedy.
Against All Odds: A NovelDelacorte Press #ad - Now her children are grown and ready to forge lives of their own. For kate, the hardest lesson will be that she can’t protect the children she loves from the choices they make—but can only love them as they make them. And they all choose to play against the odds, to their mother’s dismay. Kate—loving, supportive, and outspoken—can’t keep her children from playing against the odds.
Can the odds be beaten? Not often—as her children have to learn for themselves. Isabelle, a dedicated attorney, is in line to make partner at her Wall Street firm when she falls for a client she represents in a criminal case. New york times bestseller • the wise, but when you bet your future against the odds, whose many bestselling tales have made her one of America’s favorite authorsTaking chances is part of life, moving novel from Danielle Steel, it’s a high-risk game.
Against All Odds: A Novel #ad - Kate madison’s stylish resale shop has been a big SoHo success, supporting her and her four kids since her husband’s untimely death. She tells herself she can make a life with him—but can she? Julie, a young designer, meets a man who seems too good to be true and falls under his spell. She marries him quickly, gives up her job, and moves to Los Angeles to be at his side—but is all what it seems? Justin is a struggling writer who pushes for children with his partner before they’re financially or emotionally ready.
Will the strain on the relationship take too high a toll? And Willie, the youngest, makes a choice that shocks them all, a tech expert, with a woman twelve years older.
The Good Fight: A NovelDelacorte Press #ad - From the bright morning of jfk’s inauguration, through the tumultuous years that follow as America hurtles toward the twin assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. And bobby kennedy, meredith joins the vanguard of a new generation of women, politically, breaking boundaries socially, and professionally.
Beautifully told, brimming with unforgettable moments and characters, The Good Fight is an inspiring, uplifting novel with resonance for our own time. Spending her childhood in germany as her father prosecutes Nazi war criminals at the Nuremberg trials, Meredith soaks up the conflict between good and evil as it plays out in real time.
The Good Fight: A Novel #ad - . New york times bestseller • against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, Danielle Steel unveils the gripping chronicle of a young woman discovering a passion for justice and of the unsung heroes she encounters on her quest to fight the good fight. The daughter and granddaughter of prominent Manhattan lawyers, Meredith McKenzie is destined for the best of everything: top schools, elite social circles, the perfect marriage.
But when the violence of the era strikes too close to home, her once tightly knit family must survive a devastating loss and rethink their own values and traditions in light of the times. She forges a lifelong friendship with a young German Jewish woman whose family died in the concentration camps. She rebels against her parents’ expectations for her debutante ball and other conventions.
Encompassing the remarkable people meredith meets, and the sacrifices she must make, the historic events she witnesses, this is the story of a woman changing her world as she herself is changed by it.
Accidental Heroes: A NovelDelacorte Press #ad - As the jet bears down on its destination of San Francisco, desperate choices are made, strangers are united, and futures will be changed forever by a handful of accidental heroes. Who left the postcard behind, his focus turns to the A321, which flight is that person on, and what exactly does the message mean? As Ben scans the passenger manifests, with Helen Smith as its senior pilot.
A major film star is on board. At a security checkpoint, tsa agent Bernice Adams finds a postcard of the Golden Gate Bridge bearing an ambiguous—perhaps ominous—message. Sifting through data and relying on instinct, Ben becomes convinced that someone on Helen’s plane is planning something terrible. And he’s right.
Accidental Heroes: A Novel #ad - In her stunning novel, Danielle Steel combines intense action with stories of emotionally rich, intertwined lives. A dedicated TSA agent. The fates of these three, and many others, converge in Danielle Steel’s gripping new novel—a heart-stopping thriller that engages ordinary men and women in the fight of their lives during a flight from New York to San Francisco.
On a beautiful may morning at New York’s John F. A senior homeland security agent, still grappling with guilt after a disastrous operation in which hostages were killed, Ben too becomes suspicious. 1 new york times bestseller • a decorated former Air Force pilot.
Turning Point: A NovelDell #ad - Harvard-educated wendy jones is a dedicated trauma doctor at Stanford, trapped in a dead-end relationship with a married cardiac surgeon. These exceptional doctors are chosen for an honor and a unique project: to work with their counterparts in Paris in a mass-casualty training program. 1 new york times bestseller • in danielle steel’s powerful new novel, both personally and professionally, four trauma doctors—the best and brightest in their field—confront exciting new challenges, when given an unusual opportunity.
As professionals, they will gain invaluable knowledge from the program. With his ex-wife and daughters in London, he immerses himself in his work and lives for rare visits with his children. When an unspeakable act of mass violence galvanizes them into action, their temporary life in Paris becomes a stark turning point: a time to face harder choices than they have ever made before—with consequences that will last a lifetime.
Turning Point: A Novel #ad - A rising star at her teaching hospital, ucsf at Mission Bay, Stephanie Lawrence has two young sons, a frustrated stay-at-home husband, and not enough time for any of them. As ordinary men and women, they will find that the City of Light opens up incredible new possibilities, enticing, exhilarating, and frightening.
Bill browning heads the trauma unit at San Francisco’s busiest emergency room, SF General. And tom wylie’s popularity with women rivals the superb medical skills he employs at his Oakland medical center, but he refuses to let anyone get too close, determined to remain unattached forever.
In His Father's Footsteps: A NovelDell #ad - An opulent society wedding. But after the birth of children, and with a failing marriage, he can no longer deny that his wife is not the woman he thought she was. A honeymoon in Tahiti. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. Decades later, fortune, max, and shown his son, through talent, and relentless hard work, invested in real estate in New York, faith, Jakob has achieved success in the diamond business, that America is truly the land of opportunity.
Max wants to follow his father’s example and make his own fortune. Max’s lavish lifestyle is unimaginable to his cautious old-world father and mother. Angry and afraid, persevere, and learn what it means to truly walk in his father’s footsteps, Max must do what he has never done before: struggle, while pursuing his own ideals and setting an example for his children.
In His Father's Footsteps: A Novel #ad - And while his parents were thrown together by chance, Max chooses a perfect bride to start the perfect American family. A palatial home in Greenwich. New york times bestseller • in this powerful novel, danielle steel tells the story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first-generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.
Max is a rising star, a graduate of Harvard with friends among the wealthiest, most ambitious families in the world. Moving from the ashes of postwar europe to the lower east side of New York to wealth, and unlimited luxury, courageous, In His Father’s Footsteps is a stirring tale of three generations of strong, success, and loving people who pay their dues to achieve their goals.
Troops occupy germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps.
One Day at a Time: A NovelDell #ad - As coco contemplates a future with one of hollywood’s hottest stars, some not so traditional, old wounds are healed and new familes are formed—some traditional, as her mother and sister settle into their lives, but all bonded by love. With wit and intelligence, danielle Steel’s new novel explores love in all its guises, taking us into the lives of three unusual but wonderfully real couples.
And jane and liz are about to take the bravest plunge of all—into parenthood. The attraction couldn’t be more immediate. Her mother is not just a self-centered walking advertisement for great cosmetic surgery, she’s a woman in love, with vulnerability and new insight. Danielle steel celebrates families of every stripe in her compelling new novel—a tale of three very different couples who struggle and survive, laugh, and learn to take life…Coco Barrington was born into a legendary Hollywood family, love, her last name loaded with expectations.
One Day at a Time: A Novel #ad - And coco, a law school dropout and the family black sheep, works as a dog walker, having fled life in the spotlight for the artsy northern California beach town of Bolinas. But when coco reluctantly agrees to dog-sit in Jane’s luxurious home, she soon discovers how much things can change in just a matter of days.
It turns out jane’s house comes complete with an unexpected houseguest: Leslie Baxter, a dashing but down-to-earth British actor who’s fleeing a psycho ex-girlfriend. Suddenly coco is seeing things differently: Leslie is not just a celebrity, he’s a single dad to an adorable six-year-old girl.