By Danielle Steel
The recovery of an imposing outdated domestic presents the exhilarating backdrop for Danielle Steel’s 66th bestselling novel, the tale of a tender woman’s dream, an outdated man’s present, and the surprises that wait for us in the back of each closed door….
Perched on a hill overlooking San Francisco, the home was once incredible, in-built 1923 through a filthy rich guy for the girl he loved. For her and for this condo, he might spare no rate and put out of your mind no element, from the never-ending marble flooring to the glittering chandeliers. virtually a century later, with the once-grand residence now in disrepair, a tender lady walks via its empty rooms. Sarah Anderson, a superbly good property legal professional, is ready to do whatever completely out of personality. An aged patron has died and left her presents. One is a beneficiant inheritance. the opposite, a helpful message: to exploit his funds for anything excellent, whatever bold. And during this previous condominium, surrounded by way of crumbling grandeur, Sarah understands simply what it is.
A revered lawyer and self-described workaholic, Sarah had consistently lived existence through the booklet. With a gradual, if sputtering, courting and a tiny condominium that has desirable her simply superb, Sarah can't clarify the strength that pulls her to the mansion and its history–to the tale of a lady who as soon as lived in the home, then mysteriously left it, to a toddler who grew up there, and a drama that opened up in war-torn France…and to a heritage she by no means knew she had.
Taking the most important chance of her existence, Sarah enlists the assistance of architect Jeff Parker, who stocks Sarah’s ardour for bringing the beautiful previous residence again to lifestyles. As she and Jeff paintings to revive the home’s each element, as one dating shatters and one other starts off, Sarah makes a sequence of strong discoveries: concerning the actual which means of a loss of life man’s final gift…about the intense legacies which are handed from iteration to generation…and a couple of destiny she’s merely simply starting to imagine.
In a unique of bold and wish, of embracing existence and taking possibilities, Danielle metal brilliantly captures one woman’s brave option to pour herself right into a dream–and obtain its presents in return.From the Hardcover edition.