Danielle Steel tackles major political scandal and a power crisis in the White House in her gripping bestseller, Dangerous Games.
TV journalist Alix Phillips is always willing to put herself on the frontline for her job. All that matters is getting the story.After a personal tragedy, only her beloved mother and daughter are allowed to get close. And her cameraman, Ben. Neither of them fears death - it's love that is more terrifying.When Alix's boss suspects a major political scandal in the White House involving the Vice-President, he sends Alix to uncover the truth. This story could blow the corridors of power wide open, and this time Alix is feeling the heat. But when Alix receives some shocking news, she must make a decision about where real happiness lies. Those she loves are at risk.For someone who was never scared, Alix now realises that the time has come to play some very Dangerous Games.
Danielle Steel proves she is the world's favourite storyteller in this powerful story of a mother's unconditional love in Against All Odds.
Style. Success. Secrets. Kate Madison's stylish boutique has been a big success in New York, supporting her and her four kids since her husband's untimely death. Now, her children have grown up and are ready to forge lives of their own. Isabelle, a dedicated attorney, falls for a client in a criminal case. 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. She gives up her job and moves to LA to be at his side, ignoring the danger signs. Justin is a struggling writer who pushes his partner for children before they're financially or emotionally ready. And Willie, the youngest, makes a choice that shocks them all . . . For Kate - loving, supportive and outspoken - the hardest lesson will be that she can't protect her children from their choices, but can only love them as they make them.
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The incomparable Danielle Steel breaks new ground as she takes us to nineteenth-century England, where a high-born young woman is forced out into the world - and begins a journey of survival, sensuality and long-sought justice.Angélique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. At eighteen she is her father's closest, most trusted child, schooled in managing their grand estate. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out, denying her very existence. Angélique has a keen mind, remarkable beauty and an envelope of money her father pressed upon her. To survive, she will need all her resources - and one bold stroke of fortune.Unable to secure employment without references or connections, Angélique desperately makes her way to Paris, where she rescues a young woman fleeing an abusive madam - and suddenly sees a possibility: open an elegant house of pleasure that will protect its women and serve only the best clients. With her upper-class breeding, her impeccable style and her father's bequest, Angélique creates Le Boudoir, soon a sensational establishment where powerful men, secret desires and beautiful, sophisticated women come together. But living on the edge of scandal, can she ever make a life of her own - or regain her rightful place in the world?From England to Paris and New York, in The Duchess Danielle Steel captures an age of upheaval and the struggles of women in a male-ruled society - and paints a captivating portrait of a woman of unquenchable spirit, who in houses great or humble is every ounce a duchess.
You find strength when you're at your weakest . . .
Tarnished. Talented. Tenacious. When Sydney's husband dies, she is dealt a devastating blow. He never wrote her into his will, so she is forced to leave the beautiful home they shared and is left with nothing. On a flight from Paris to New York, an emergency landing forces her into the arms of Paul Zeller. The pair bond over a shared love of fashion, and before long he offers Sydney a chance to return to the industry she loves. But her daughters are less than impressed by their mother's mysterious new acquaintance. Offered a job at Paul's high-street clothing chain, Sydney thinks her luck has turned. But when a scandal hits the company, it's Sydney who is in the firing line. Humiliated, publicly shamed and destitute, she hits rock bottom. There are two choices: give up or start over. With the unwavering support of her daughters and the assistance of an unlikely business partner, Sydney discovers that her greatest adventure might still be to come.Fall From Grace is an inspirational Mother's Day story about relying on the support of family in times of trouble, by the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel.
Fairytale is an enchanting rendering of a much-loved classic by the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel.Camille Lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley surrounded by acres of her family's vineyards. Her parents, Christophe and Joy, still deeply in love after two decades of marriage, have built a renowned winery and chateau modelled after Christophe's ancient family estate in his native Bordeaux. Camille has had a perfect childhood, safe in her parents' love. After graduating from Stanford, she returns to help manage Chateau Joy, her lifetime goal. But their fairytale ends suddenly with her mother's death.Six months after losing his wife, the devastated Christophe is easy prey for a mysterious, charming Frenchwoman visiting the valley. Camille, still grieving for her mother, is shocked by the news that her father intends to remarry. 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 . . .A wonderful, beautifully told tale from America's favourite novelist, Fairytale is a captivating example of the truths that will always withstand even the darkest storms, and a reminder that sometimes fairytales do come true, and good prevails over evil in the end.
PRESENT. PAST. SPELLBOUND. Sybil and Blake Gregory live a well-ordered, predictable 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. But when Blake is offered a dream job as CEO of a start-up in San Francisco, he accepts it, without consulting his wife, and buys a magnificent, historic mansion as their new home in Pacific Heights.Past and present collide at their elegant mansion, when they meet the large and lively family who lived there a century ago. All long dead but very much alive in spirit-'visible to the Gregorys and no one else. Within these enchanted rooms, it is at once 1917 and a century later. Have the Gregorys been given a perfect gift; beloved friends, a chance to relive the past and the wisdom and grace to shape the future?