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Accident
After she discovers her husband is having an affair and her fifteen year old daughter is put into a coma from a car accident, Page Clarke finds she only has one person to turn to, her neighbor Trygve Thorsten. While caring for their hurt children, they start to help heal one another's souls, both scarred by tragic lives and shattered dreams. Steel writes more of her endearing characters and will be sure to keep you smiling and crying at the exact same ...
Answered Prayers
This is the story of a woman stuck in a bad marriage. Her husband is cold and distant. She breaks away and goes to law school and resolves incest from her past. A new man in her life is married also in a loveless marriage. ...
Bittersweet
Woman meets man that is a captain of a ship. She has children and a husband who she suspects is cheating. Husband finds out she is having affair with captain whose wife recently died....
Changes
Television reporter Melanie Adams falls in love with renowned cardiologist Dr. Phillip Hallam when she goes to Chicago to interview him for her channel and decide to get married. Famous news reporter Melanie Adams thinks that she has it all - a successful career, two beautiful twin daughters Val and Jess and a fabulous house in her favorite city New York. On a routine trip to Chicago to cover the heart operation of a young girl Pattie Lou, Mel meets Dr. ...

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Crossings
Successful bussiness man, Nick Burnham is trapped in a marriage with a woman who is continually unfaithful. In order to keep his relationship with his son, Nick knows that he has no other option but to remain married to his wife regardless of her wandering eye. On a voyage aboard the Normandie, Nick meets Liane De Villiers, wife of the French Ambassador to the U.S. Unhappy with his own marriage, Nick admires the relationship that Liane has with he...
Daddy
'Daddy' is an inspiring story of how a man deals with the consequences of a broken marriage and their offspring. Through a new love and a whole new life, the future turns out better than he could ever have imagined....
Going Home
Woman moves from NY to CA with daughter for a change in career. Meets man, gets pregnant and is sent back to NY because man fears baby. Man comes back and wants her to come to CA to have baby, man dies, baby dies, woman goes back to man from NY, and both end up in Europe together....
Granny Dan
A woman gets a box from her grandmother's nursing home after she dies, and she learns about her grandmother's past that she's always wondered about, but never asked. The box is filled with memorabilia. Danina, (Granny Dan), grew up in Russia in a ballet school and eventully became a performer. She got influenza and she and her doctor fell in love. "Granny Dan" tells Danina's journey in life before her granchildren got to know her as Granny Dan. ...
Heartbeat
Andrian gets pregnant and her husband Steven doesn't want the baby. Then Adrian meets a guy named Bill. ...
His Bright Light
Nick Traina is the son of famous author Danielle Steel. From his birth, he and his mother had a very special relationship. Nick was a gifted child who never ceased to amaze his family. But, as he grew older, he began to show signs of suffering from mental illness. At first, his odd behavior did not alarm his family. He was just thought to be a difficult child. Eventually, each day became a struggle for mental stability. Danielle Steel faced the consta...

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Impossible
Sasha is a middle aged woman with two grown children, a happy marriage, beauty and lots of money. She owns a succesful art gallery Than her husband suddenly dies and she is devastated but keeps on going bacause she has her work and her children to keep her going. Then one day she meets an artist named Liam and she realizes how lonely she is. Sasha really is interested in Liam and he in her but he is younger, and has no focus. He is considered a wacky art...
In His Bright Light
Danielle Steel describes in detail her son's struggle with manic depressive disorder, the disease that in the end took his life. From a young age Mrs Steel could see that there was something wrong with her son but for the longest time she got no diagnosis. When she finally got people to listen to her and believe what she was saying her son had gone downhill. In the end he takes his own life at the age of nineteen. This book details the painful struggl...
Irresistible Forces
Meredith Whitman only saw her husband, Steve,on the weekends or even longer. His job as a doctor took away most of their time together. They both decided because of this not to have children. Meredith soon has an offer at a top position job in San Franisco. Steve told Meredith to accept and that he would join her as soon as he can. Their live together on different coasts was extremely difficult. Meredith starts to have an attraction her boss and Steve w...
Jewels
A woman has bad experience in first marriage, so parents take her to Europe for a vacation. There she meets a Duke who gives up his title for her and so goes their story about their losses and happiness....
Johnny Angel
Alice loves her children. Her son Johnny is valedictorian of his senior class, Charlotte is her very athletic middle child, and then there is Bobby. Bobby has not spoken in five years after nearly drowning when his father drove their car off a bridge. Alice's family is thrown into tragedy when Johnny is killed in an automobile accident the night of his senior prom. Only Johnny's ghost can mend the family he left behind....
Leap of Faith
Marie-Ange Hawkins has the rich kid's childhood that other kids dream about. She has freedom, love, security in a beautiful old French chateau. But when Marie-Ange is only 11, a tragic accident marks the end of her idyllic life. Orphaned now, and alone, she is sent to America, to live with her great-aunt on a farm in Iowa. Her aunt really resnts her deeply, and cuts her off from all she has ever loved. In Marie-Ange's lonely existence, only the friend...

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Lone Eagle
Joe Allbright, a flying ace, unexpectedly falls for Kate Jamison. He never pictured himself loving anyone so much but there is something about her that is special. She wants marriage but he's not very sure. Because of World War Two they realize that marriage is not he most important thing: life is. He returns, never willing to stay, always needing to fly. In order to keep their love alive they must each compromise. But neither is willing to give up...
Malice (Romance)
Malice is about a woman who has to struggle to reach a better life for herself. It's a book full of twists and scenes that will keep you on the edge. Excellent! ...
Malice (Literature)
As a teenager, Grace Adams was brutally raped by her father for several, with the approval and assistance of her dying mother. When Grace Adams was just 14 years old, her mother prepared her to be violently sexually assaulted by her father. Her mother, dying of cancer, assisted the abuse by holding her down for earlier assaults and providing her with access to birth control pills. Grace was told sexual submission to her father was necessary because her m...
Message From Nam
Girl meets boy. Boy gets killed in Nam. Girl goes to Nam to find out what happened. Girl falls in love with soldier. What other way is there to say it without giving too much away?? Great book though!!!...
Mixed Blessings
Diana Goode and Andrew Douglas assumed because they were young and healthy, having children would not be a problem. Unfortunately, that is not true. Charles Winwood is doing well professionally and wants to start a family with his wife, aspiring actress Barbie Mason. She hopes that her career will take off soon, and pregnancy would slow that down. Pilar Graham and her husband Brad Graham both have careers within the legal system and an agreement to be...
Perfect Stranger
It's about a divorced lawyer accidently met up with this european gal crying and he loved her when he first saw her. After they met accidently on a flight back to New York, they talked and realised that there was some attraction between them. There are some factors to avoid them from coming together like the girl has a sick husband & her family will object their relationship. And the guy has a politician sister who will object this marriage....

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Ransom
Peter started doing drugs for fun and then it got out of hands, he was send to prison for drug dealing, leaving his wife and two little daughters alone. Fernanda Barnes is a widow of a dot-com millionaire who lost everything before killing himself; Fernanda finds herself the target of the ruthless Phillip Addison, who wants her money. Young Sam has been kidnapped by Philip and his mother Widow Fernanda Allan is horrified. Kidnaper of Sam is look...
Secrets
Manhattan is the going to be the next big night time soap. While the cast and crew prepare for the fame to come, they deal with personal tragedy, new love, and great drama. Sabina, an aging bombshell is trying for the one last shot at the financial security that she craves. Television is a step down, but at her age the only option left to her. Jane decides to return to acting after giving up being a wife and mother. Little does she know that i...
Special Delivery
This is the story of a 59 year old bachelor, Jack Watson. He owns the best boutique in Beverly Hills and has two great children who are the light of his life, Julie and Paul. Everything was smooth sailing for him until he falls in love with Amanda Robins. She is a recent widow and the mother of two married women, but even this is not the problem. The only problem is that one of her two married daughters happens to be Jack's daughter-in-law! As if...
Star
Star is one of Danielle Steel's best novels. It's just after WWII, Crystal Wyatt is a beautiful young woman who dreams of singing and acting in films. She meets Spencer Hill when she was a teenager. Later they end up falling in love. He tells himself he's not in love with her because she's so young and marries someone else. Crystal makes her name in hollywood and Spencer is a big-time lawyer.This is a story of two people who are destined to be together. ...
Sunset in St. Topaz
It's a story of three couples-dealing with changes in marriage and how to grow from it. ...
Sunset in St. Tropez
Three New York couples have been friends for years. Spending New Years together has become a tradition. This year they make plans to rent a villa in the South of France the following summer. Two weeks later, tragedy strikes and they lose one of their close circle. This is the story of friends and loved ones struggling to accept their loss. The other members of the circle are at a loss trying to help their distraught friend. Eventually the group goes...
The Bright Light : The Story of Nick Traina
The book tells the complete picture of a teenager suffering from a bipolar illness. It shows how he tried to fight this sickness. He even tried drugs when he was still a teenager. At the age of nineteen he died....
The Cottage
Cooper Winslow is an aging star. He was a very successful actor about a decade ago and he still believes that he can play the main role in movies. What he does not realize is that though people still think that he is handsome, they do not want to see him as the antagonist in movies. The story begins with his personal secretary leaving him. His financial problems get almost out of hand but he lives in a dreamworld believing that all will be fine. ...
The Ghost (Literature)
Charles Waterson, an architect living happily in London, is quite unprepared for the sudden end to his ten year marriage when his wife leaves him for a much older guy. To make his devastation complete, he is transferred to the New York office despite his utmost reluctance. With nothing else to lose, he takes a long leave of absence from the office and heads towards Vermont for a few days of skiing, chilling out and thinking about his life but destiny ...
The Ghost (Romance)
A man whose wife leaves him has his job transfered to New York. He gets standed in a small town. An old lady rents him a cottage. He finds a diary of an former owner. She teaches him the meaning of true love and moving toward to new future. It takes place in the presents but also takes you back into time of a former time of long ago. But the past helps a man with the future....
The Gift
A girl has sex with a boy, and accidentally gets pregnant. Then, her dad sends her away to a place to have the baby. She doesn't like it there, and runs away. She meets this boy named Tommy. They fall in love, and a few times, they come very close to having sex. He finds out she's pregnant. He tries to help her with the baby, and falls even more in love with her. She wants to put it up for adotption, but he doesn't want her to. He wants to marry ...
The House On Hope Street
I find this book to be a breath of fresh air from Danielle Steel. After so many years of her books being almost the same, I had given up hope. Thank goodness I bought this book! The romance and heartache is astounding!...
The Journey
I know how maddie felt when she was abused by her husband. It is unusual that a romance book really touches that in a book. About how Jack made her feel after he found out about the daugher that maddie gave up for adoption. Jack is only out for himself and God help the person who stand's in his way. Maddie was right to get out of that situation....
The Kiss
Isabelle Forrester is a product of an estranged relationship with her husband Gordon. Living in the same house in Paris, they do not share real love. Her emotional relationship is confined to her ailing son Teddy and daughter Sophie before she meets Bill, a wealthy power broker from America at a party in Paris. Bill too is caught in an empty marriage and together he and Isabelle create a distant relationship. They begin with phone friendship and eventua...
The Klone and I
Stephanie's marriage has crumbled. Her husband leaves her for a bombshell with a trust fund larger than her own. Stephanie reluctantly begins to date other men. While in Paris, to retrieve her children from a visit with their father, she meets Peter. There is an instant attraction. He is an American biotechnical business owner who does not live far from her New York home. They begin an intimate relationship back in the states that seems perfect until...
The Long Road Home (Romance)
Not one of the best by Danielle Steel, this one is readable, though. Readers who enjoyed Malice will enjoy this one for sure. Danielle Steel, who keeps writing the same plot every new book, has done a good work with that one. But do not expect many great things....
The Long Road Home (Literature)
The book starts off with the main character, Gabriella, as a child. We learn that she is physically beaten by her mother frequently. Her Dad doesn't do anything and leaves them. This continues years later until she is almost a teen. Her mother abandons her at a coventry with nuns. She then has to adjust her lifestyle. She grows up with these nuns and makes good friends with them. She is known to be sweet, disciplined, obeying and hardworking. She never o...
The Promise
Though his mother is completely against the match, Michael- a wealthy heir and Nancy- a near penniless artist, plan on getting married and living a life of happiness together until a tragic accident seperates them. Due to a vengeful mother and the helplessness of an injured woman, the two are kept seperate for years and they both start new lives and find new loves, until a twist of fate and a once in a lifetime miracle allows them to reunite and remembe...
The Ring (Romance)
A book that cant be expressed with words so much is its magnitude, it makes you cry and laugh with the wonderful plot and characters. The Ring is a book you will never forget....
The Ring (Literature)
It is a very thought - provoking and poignant book about the struggle of the protagonist in germany, during the holocaust. ...
The Wedding
I absolutely loved this book. The setting was fabulous. The characters made you want to cling to the book without ever letting it go. The ending was the tear-jerker full of happy emotions. It certainly dealt with alot of different and difficult issues....
Thurston House (Romance)
One of the best books by Danielle Steel, this is the kind of unforgettable story. I completely loved this book from beginning to end. It has such a wonderful and well-developed plot the reading feels compelled on this wonderful, amazing reading....
Thurston House (Literature)
Thurston house is about a business man who loses wives and has a daughter. She is left alone to defend her father's mines and business. She keeps her fathers business intact and has to fight to keep the peace. She has a son and spoils him rotten. Later on he fights her to have his way and she is left with no choice but to go against him to keep what's hers and was her fathers....
Wanderlust
Audrey Discoll is the loyal granddughter who has cared for her sister and grandfather since a very young age. Orphaned at 13, she feels the same desires her father did, to explore the world. However, she feels she has a responsibility to her family. Suddenly she decides to leave, just for a summer. In the South of France she meets James and Violet, who later introduce her to a man she realizes is her soul mate. Charles Parker-Scott takes her halfway...
Wings
Ever since she was a young girl, Cassie O'malley had a fascination with airplanes. Her father, a pilot, wanted more than anything for his son to be the one to follow in his footsteps---not his daughter. Conservative in his ways, Cassie's father felt it improper for a young lady to become a pilot or even learn to fly. Unwilling to admit it, her father knew that it was Cassie, not her brother, who had the desire to fly and the talent needed to make her ...


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