By Danielle Steel
In her fifty fifth bestselling novel, Danielle metal explores the seasons of a unprecedented friendship, weaving the tale of 3 undefined, lifelong associates, for whom a month’s vacation in St. Tropez turns into a summer season of switch, revelation, secrets and techniques, surprises, and new beginnings . . .
As Diana Morrison laid the desk for 6 at her dependent significant Park house, there has been no caution of what was once to return. Spending New Year’s Eve jointly was once a sacred culture for Diana, her husband of thirty-two years, Eric, and their top acquaintances, Pascale and John Donnally and Anne and Robert Smith. the longer term seemed rosy because the long-time associates sipped champagne and talked of renting a villa jointly within the South of France the subsequent summer season. yet existence had different plans . . .
Just weeks after New Year’s, tragedy moves the center in their shut circle, as Robert Smith suffers a surprising, unforeseen loss. with no hesitation, Diana and Eric, Pascale and John rally to his part, united of their help, love, and shared grief. confident swap of surroundings is simply what Robert wishes, they urge him to hitch them at the Riviera in August. yet as they quickly notice, the ramshackle previous mansion they rented in St. Tropez--sight unseen--is a long way various from the beautiful villa and sun-drenched gardens touted within the brochure. Cobwebs hold from the ceiling. Beds cave in underneath them. All whereas a would-be housekeeper in a leopard-skin bikini and six-inch heels sashays during the residence with a trio of yapping poodles at her heels. however the greatest shock of all is the girl Robert invitations to the villa as his guest--a stunning, much-younger movie actress with mile-long legs and a million-dollar smile. Diana and Pascale hate her on sight. however the males are dazzled. And amid the crumbling furnishings and the fantastic sunsets, the strained relationships and the acts of forgiveness, extra surprises are in shop for the villa’s occupants. With the final days of summer season quickly impending, each one couple unearths themselves altering in unforeseen methods, as outdated wounds are healed, new love came upon, and miracles unfold...all underneath the awesome solar of St. Tropez.
By turns clever and relocating, heartbreaking and wickedly humorous, Danielle Steel’s new novel is ready forgiving with out forgetting, in regards to the sorrow that shadows our lives and the desire that saves us. And it truly is approximately once-in-a-lifetime friendships . . .the variety that heal, maintain, and alter us endlessly.