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Scandal and tragedy erupt against the backdrop of an exclusive Paris hotel in Danielle Steel's riveting novel. Known for its luxurious accommodations and bespoke service, the Hotel Louis XVI has been the most lauded boutique hotel in all of Paris for decades, attracting an international clientele of the rich and famous. Now, after four years of renovations and the death of its legendary and beloved manager, it is set to reopen its doors at last. An esteemed group of loyal returning guests is set to descend upon the hotel, joined by a number of new faces who have managed to secure coveted bookings in the wake of last-minute cancellations. Awaiting them all is the Louis XVI's new manager, Olivier Bateau, an anxious man whose lack of experience leaves him unprepared. He and his level-headed assistant manager, Yvonne Philippe, both strive to continue the hotel's tradition of excellence. But they quickly realize that anything can happen at any moment, and on one cool September evening, everything does. A successful art consultant arrives at the hotel for the first time since her brutal divorce, and is surprised to find new love-if she is willing to risk her heart again. A new guest contemplates ending his life, and saves a life instead. A couple finds their once-in-a-lifetime trip interrupted by a tragic medical emergency, leaving the idyllic future they've long waited for hanging in the balance. And one of the hotel's most high-profile guests, a French politician and assumed presidential candidate, holds a mysterious meeting in his suite that will threaten his life and legacy. Rocked by the events of this one fateful night, guests and staff alike brace themselves for the aftershocks, as it quickly becomes apparent that more dramas and misfortunes are still in store. Danielle Steel tells an unforgettable story about a famed hotel, where a few complications quickly escalate into a matter of life and death, changing the lives of everyone who passes through its doors.Show more
A woman who longs to avoid risk at all cost learns that men who love danger are the most exciting in this moving novel from New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel. After a carefree childhood, Mary Margaret Kelly came of age in the shadow of grief. Her father, a dashing daredevil Air Force pilot, died when she was nine. Maggie saw her mother struggle to put their lives back together. As the family moved from one city to the next, her mother warned her to beware of daredevil men and avoid risk at all cost. Following her mother's advice, and forgoing the magic of first love with a high school boyfriend who was too wild to feel safe, Maggie instead sought out all the things her mother had lost-a predictable partner, a stable home, and a regular paycheck. She chose to marry a dependable, kind man who was a reliable husband and successful accountant. Together they had a son and found happiness in a conventional suburban life. Until tragedy struck again. Now on her own, feeling a sense of adventure for the first time, Maggie decides to face her fears, setting off on a whirlwind trip from San Francisco to Rome, Paris, and Monaco. But when her travels reconnect her with the very same irresistible, thrill-seeking man she's spent thirty years trying to forget, Maggie becomes terrified that rushing into love and sharing his life may very well end in disaster. But ultimately, while Maggie tries to outrun her fears and painful memories of her past, fate will surprise her in the most astounding of ways, as she walks the tightrope between danger and courage, and between wisdom and love.Show more
Nine Lives is a thought-provoking story of lost love and new beginnings, by the number one bestseller Danielle Steel. After a carefree childhood, Maggie Kelly came of age in the shadow of grief. Her father, a pilot, died when she was nine. Maggie saw her mother struggle to put their lives back together. As the family moved from one city to the next, her mother warned her about daredevil men and to avoid risk at all cost. Following her mother's advice, and forgoing the magic of first love with a high-school boyfriend who she thought too wild, Maggie married a good, dependable man. Together they had a son and found happiness in a conventional suburban life - until tragedy struck again. Now on her own, feeling a sense of adventure for the first time, Maggie decides to face her fears, setting off on a whirlwind trip from the US to Rome, Paris, London and Monaco. But when her travels reconnect her with the irresistible, thrill-seeking man she's spent thirty years trying to forget, Maggie is terrified that rushing into love and sharing his life may end in disaster. But while Maggie tries to outrun her fears and painful memories, fate will surprise her in the most astounding of ways, as she walks the tightrope between danger and courage, and between wisdom and love.Show more
Danielle Steel nos transporta desde la Segunda Guerra Mundial hasta los años de la Guerra Fría en esta historia repleta de emoción y aventura. A los dieciocho años, Alexandra Wickham se presenta ante el rey Jorge V y la reina María de Inglaterra con un exquisito vestido de satén y encaje blanco. Bella y deslumbrante, parece destinada a tener una vida privilegiada, pero su personalidad rebelde y el estallido de la Segunda Guerra Mundial la llevarán por un camino muy diferente. En 1939, Europa está en llamas y Alex se presenta voluntaria como enfermera. Inmediatamente, su talento y la fluidez con el francés y alemán llaman la atención de los servicios secretos del Gobierno. Mientras sus seres queridos pagan el terrible precio de la guerra, Alex se convierte en Cobra, una espía que opera tras las líneas enemigas jugándoselo todo a vida o muerte. Con un día a día marcado por el secreto que debe guardar pase lo que pase, el precio que Alex tiene que pagar es que nadie descubra su doble vida, ni siquiera Richard, el piloto que le ha robado el corazón. Citas de lectoras y blogs: «La espía es una historia adictiva sobre una mujer joven y valiente que lo arriesga todo por hacer lo que le dicta su corazón.» Blog Mrs Book Reviews «¡Te lleva de Gran Bretaña a Francia, Rusia, India, Estados Unidos e incluso Marruecos, como un trotamundos! ¡Una auténtica experiencia! Una historia de relaciones familiares, amor, pérdida, defensa de las creencias y compromiso.» Blog Mrs Book Reviews «Realmente disfruté con esta novela única. No solo es histórica, sino también fascinante. Una gran lectura.» Blog Hey It's CarlyraeShow more
In this blockbuster novel from Danielle Steel, two estranged sisters get the chance to connect again and right the wrongs of the past. Melissa Henderson is leading a quiet life. Once a bestselling author, she now pours all her energy into renovating a Victorian house nestled in the foothills of rural New England. Six years ago, she lost her young son to cancer, and her marriage dissolved. She stopped writing. It was only when she bought the old house that Melissa found a purpose, and came alive as she made it beautiful again. After a wildfire that threatens her home appears on the news, Melissa receives a call from her sister, Hattie. They were close once, but that was before Melissa withdrew from the world. Now Hattie, who became a nun at twenty-five, is determined to help Melissa turn a new page, even if it means reopening one of the most painful chapters of her life. At sixteen, a pregnant Melissa was sent to a gloomy convent in Ireland to have- and give up-her baby, to spare the family shame. All these years later, Hattie feels compelled to embark on a journey that will change both their lives forever, and track down the child Melissa gave up. Finding Ashley is a masterpiece of contemporary drama and tells a gripping story of the strength of the human spirit to chase an impossible dream. It is the story of two strong, brave women turning wrenching loss into reconnection, and a family reunited after bringing dark secrets into the light.Show more
In this riveting novel, Danielle Steel explores a high-profile affair that reverberates throughout an entire family, from the wounded wife to her husband-torn between two women-to the wife's close-knit sisters and their mother. When Rose McCarthy's staff at Mode magazine pitches a cover shoot with Hollywood's hottest young actress, the actress's sizzling affair with a bestselling French author is exposed. The author happens to be Rose's son-in-law, which creates a painful dilemma for her. Her daughter Nadia, a talented interior designer, has been struggling to hold her marriage together, and conceal the truth from their young daughters, her family, and the world. But Nicolas, her straying husband, is blinded by passion for a younger woman-and not only that, she is pregnant with his child. Nadia's three sisters close ranks around her, flying to Paris from Los Angeles and New York to lend support and offer their widely divergent advice. Athena, a jovial celebrity chef with her own TV show in Los Angeles, is leery of marriage. Olivia, a stern conservative New York superior court judge, is haunted by a shocking secret of her own. Venetia, a zany fashion designer, happily married with three kids, has the gentlest, most realistic point of view. Despite their well-meaning advice, Nadia needs to figure out what she herself thinks, and what to do next. The Affair is about the painful journey to discover who you are, what you want, and how much forgiveness and compromise you are capable of in order to be loved. It's about finding yourself at the crossroads of life when everything is on the line. It's about the hard lessons we are forced to learn about others and ourselves. Right up until its final twist, this gripping novel is full of powerful insights about who we love, how much-and even how much we love ourselves.Show more
In Danielle Steel's gripping new novel, a reclusive woman opens up her home to her neighbors in the wake of a devastating earthquake, setting off events that reveal secrets, break relationships apart, and bring strangers together to forge powerful new bonds. Meredith White was one of Hollywood's most recognizable faces. But a personal tragedy cut her acting career short and alienated her from her family. For the last fifteen years, Meredith has been living alone in San Francisco with two trusted caretakers. Then, on a muggy late summer day, a massive earthquake strikes Northern California, plunging the Bay Area into chaos. Without a moment's hesitation, Meredith invites her stunned and shaken neighbors into her mostly undamaged home as the recovery begins. These people did not even realize that movie star Meredith White was living on their street. Now, they are sharing her mansion, as well as their most closely kept secrets. Without the walls and privacy of their own homes, one by one, new relationships are forged. For every neighbor, there is a story, from the doctor whose wife and children fear him, to the beautiful young woman dating a dishonorable man, to the aspiring writer caring for a famous blind musician. In the heart of the crisis, Meredith finds herself venturing back into the world. And thanks to the suspicions and dogged detective work of a disaster relief volunteer, a former military officer named Charles, a shocking truth about her own world is exposed. Suddenly Meredith sees her isolation, her estranged family, and even her acting career in a whole new light. Filled with powerful human dramas, Neighbors is a penetrating look at how our world can be upended in a moment. In a novel of unforgettable characters and stunning twists, acts of love and courage become the most powerful forces of all.Show more
In Danielle Steel's dazzling new novel, a young woman must overcome tremendous adversity in her quest to find herself and achieve real happiness. Nicole "Coco" Martin is destined to have it all. As the only child of doting and successful parents, she has been given every opportunity in life. Having inherited her mother's stunning beauty and creativity, along with her father's work ethic and diligence, she has the world at her feet. Her graduation from Columbia is fast approaching, and with it the summer job of her dreams working at a magazine. Between work, leisurely weekends at her family's home in Southampton, and spending as much time as possible with her best friend, Sam, life couldn't be better-until tragedy strikes. Coco's beloved parents are killed in a terrorist attack while on vacation in France. Now devastated and alone, Coco must find a way to move forward and make her way in the world without the family she loved. Determined to forge her own path and make her parents proud, Coco pursues her dreams, dazzled by exciting opportunities that come her way. Her goals are to think outside the box-and always play by her own rules. As she finds herself drawn to charismatic, fascinating men, each relationship will teach Coco new lessons, some delightful, some painful. She will come to realize what matters, and how strong she truly is-and in the end, she will discover herself. Richly exploring one woman's poignant journey through life, All That Glitters is a compelling tale of challenges, heartbreak, discovery, and triumph, a powerful reminder that all that glitters is not the essence of life. And what is truly worth having was right there in our hands all along.Show more
Ambientada en el resplandeciente y cosmopolita marco de la alta sociedad, Joyas es una novela llena de ternura y comprensión, llamada sin duda a conmover a sus lectores. En su château de La Meuze, Sarah Whitfield se apresta a celebrar su septuagésimo quinto cumpleaños. A la fiesta acudirá su familia. Antes que ella, han acudido sus recuerdos. Allí están para acompañarla, vívidos y emocionantes: su infancia en la mansión familiar de Long Island; su primer y frustrado matrimonio; el encuentro con el duque de Whitfield, que se convertiría en su segundo marido y el gran amor de su vida; el descubrimiento de la campiña francesa... y los horrores de la guerra, el dolor de la incertidumbre, la emoción de los reencuentros. Con el tiempo Sarah se convierte en duquesa y propietaria de una cadena de joyerías. La vida parece volver a sonreírle. Pero los problemas y el sufrimiento siempre están al acecho. A través de ellos, Sarah llega a comprender que el dolor hace plena la vida. Ambientada en el resplandeciente y cosmopolita marco de la alta sociedad.Show more
Una historia de amor imposible en un mundo asolado por la Segunda Guerra Mundial. ¿Hay lugar para el amor en un mundo asolado por la guerra? En 1939 Liane y Nick se conocen durante un viaje a Francia en el transatlántico Normandie. Ella está acompañada de su marido, un diplomático francés; él, un magnate del acero, viaja con su bella y caprichosa esposa. La fulminante atracción mutua que sienten no impide, sin embargo, que prevalezcan sus convicciones morales y la rectitud de su comportamiento. Su segundo encuentro se produce también en un barco, pero en circunstancias muy distintas: ambos escapan de una Europa devastada por el nazismo, y esta vez se encuentran solos... Reseña: «Una historia de pura pasión que va directamente al corazón.» GoodreadsShow more
In this spellbinding tale from Danielle Steel, a princess is sent away to safety during World War II, where she falls in love, and is lost forever. As the war rages on in the summer of 1943, causing massive destruction and widespread fear, the King and Queen choose to quietly send their youngest daughter, Princess Charlotte, to live with a trusted noble family in the country. Despite her fiery, headstrong nature, the princess's fragile health poses far too great a risk for her to remain in war-torn London. Third in line for the throne, seventeen year-old Charlotte reluctantly uses an alias upon her arrival in Yorkshire, her two guardians the only keepers of her true identity. In time, she settles comfortably into a life out of the spotlight, befriending a young evacuee and training with her cherished horse. But no one predicts that in the coming months she will fall deeply in love with her protectors' son. She longs for a normal life. Far from her parents, a tragic turn of events leaves an infant orphaned. Alone in the world, that child will be raised in the most humble circumstances by a modest stable manager and his wife. No one, not even she, knows of her lineage. But when a stack of hidden letters comes to light, a secret kept for nearly two decades finally surfaces, and a long lost princess emerges. A fascinating story of family and royalty, and an unforgettable portrait of an extraordinary young woman and the man who brings her home, Royal is an exhilarating work from America's most beloved storyteller.Show more
Dos familias, dos carreras brillantes, dos potentes personalidades, ¿Serán capaces de encajar todas las piezas para poder disfrutar de su amor? Tras su desastroso fracaso matrimonial, Melanie Adams ha decidido concentrar sus energías en sus dos hijas gemelas, que están atravesando la adolescencia, y su pujante carrera como reportera de televisión. Por su parte, Peter Hallan es una eminencia mundial en cirugía cardíaca. Ha enviudado recientemente, quedándose a cargo de sus tres hijos que sufren desconsoladamente la pérdida de su madre. Cuando se encuentran y surge el flechazo ambos deberán enfrentar un terrible reto: ser capaces de amarse sin eclipsar sus respectivas personalidades y sin enturbiar las difíciles relaciones afectivas con sus hijos.Show more
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