By Danielle Steel
From the glittering ballrooms of long island to the fires of global conflict I, Danielle metal takes us on an unforgettable trip in her new novel—a spellbinding story of warfare, loss, background, and one woman's unbreakable spirit....
Nineteen-year-old Annabelle Worthington was once born right into a lifetime of privilege, raised amid the glamour of recent York society, with wonderful houses on 5th street and in Newport, Rhode Island. yet every little thing replaced on a chilly April day in 1912, while the sinking of the Titanic shattered her relations and her privileged global perpetually. discovering power inside her grief, Annabelle pours herself into volunteer paintings, nursing the terrible, igniting a fondness for drugs that might form the process her lifestyles.
But for Annabelle, old flame, and a probably idyllic marriage, will quickly convey extra grief—this time because of the secrets and techniques of the human center. Betrayed, and pursued via a scandal she doesn't deserve, Annabelle flees big apple for war-ravaged France, hoping to lose herself in a lifetime of carrier. There, within the middle of the 1st international battle, in a groundbreaking box health center run via ladies, Annabelle reveals her actual calling, operating as an ambulance medic at the entrance traces, learning medication, saving lives. And while the warfare ends, Annabelle starts a brand new lifestyles in Paris—now a physician, a mom, her earlier nearly forgotten…until a fateful assembly opens her middle to the area she had left in the back of. discovering energy within the impossible of friendships, pulling jointly the damaged fragments of her existence, Annabelle will go back to long island yet another time—this time as a replaced girl, a lady of substance, infused with life’s adventure, development a destiny jam-packed with hope…out of the wealthy soil of the previous.
Filled with breathtaking photographs and old element, Danielle Steel’s new novel introduces one in every of her most unusual and interesting characters: Annabelle Worthington, a notable lady, an outstanding lady, a real survivor who triumphs opposed to overwhelming odds. For Annabelle’s tale is greater than compelling fiction, it's a strong social gathering of existence, dignity, and courage—and a testomony to the human will to outlive.
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Once the central port of the city, the Vieux Port was now reserved for pleasure craft and the local fishing fleet. On the far side of the narrow harbor a line of pale yellow seventeenth- and eighteenth-century buildings rose in a solid wall. At the far end of the harbor was a narrow plaza where the daily fish market was staged, and rising away from it was la Canebière, a broad triumphant avenue that led up the steep hill the old city was built on, leading to the basilica on the summit. The only thing Holliday remembered about Marseille was that King Alexander Karageorgevich I of Serbia had been assassinated there in 1934, the first political murder ever caught on film.
Holliday asked, surprised. Peggy was a self-described serial monogamist, a committed bachelorette, or spinster, or whatever the hell the politically correct term for it was these days. It seemed out of character. “We were getting there,” said Rafi bleakly. ” “She got a call. Smithsonian magazine. They had an assignment for her. ” Holliday asked. He dumped the coarse ground coffee into the Bodum French press on the counter and poured in boiling water from the kettle. The cowboy coffee on the stove was for himself; the Bodum was for guests.
This isn’t some whacko story about religious conspiracies and whether or not Jesus had a sex life. ” Rafi shrugged. “Okay. ” “Money,” said Holliday firmly. ” “We followed the trail of the sword from my uncle Henry’s house all the way to that cave on Corvo in the Azores. Rodrigues showed Peggy and me a hundred thousand gold-cased scrolls from the Library at Alexandria and half a dozen ancient storehouses. A wealth of history, enough to keep scholars happy for a hundred years. Longer. ” “The treasure of the Templars,” agreed Rafi.
A Good Woman by Danielle Steel