By Danielle Steel
On a hot could evening in San Francisco, the Ritz-Carlton ballroom shimmers as a glittering, celebrity-studded crowd gathers for a charity dinner dance. The night is perfect—until, simply mins earlier than middle of the night, the room starts to sway….
In the earthquake’s aftermath, the lives of 4 strangers will converge.… Sarah Sloane, the spouse of a monetary whiz, watches her excellent global fall to pieces…. Grammy-winning singer Melanie unfastened involves a turning aspect in her existence and career…. Photographer Everett Carson unearths new function amid the carnage…and Sister Maggie Kent, a nun who works with the homeless, searches in the course of the rubble—and is aware that there's a lot to be done….
As town staggers again to lifestyles, a series response of amazing occasions will contact each one of the survivors…. Sarah discovers a criminal offense and a betrayal, then a energy she by no means knew she had. Volunteering at a refugee camp opens new worlds of probability for Melanie. Everett will forge an not going courting with Maggie, who is helping him rebuild his shattered life—and upends her personal within the strategy. And as a yr passes every one discovers the unforeseen presents in a tragedy’s wake…and the superb grace of latest beginnings.
Throughout those enchanting pages, Danielle metal creates a beautiful array of contrasts —from the dazzle of a society profit to the chaos of a makeshift medical institution, from the pampered lives of rock stars to the quiet heroism of emergency volunteers. it really is her such a lot robust and life-affirming novel so far.
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Shirley’s renewing her teaching certificate so she can at least substitute. The older kids are able to work, too. But you’re right. ” Vida pushed back in her chair. “And I must head out for my ten o’clock interview with Doc Dewey’s wife, Nancy. ” I didn’t have to answer Vida’s question. Fortunately, Mitch Laskey came in the door. ” I asked. “What you’d expect,” Mitch replied, setting his laptop on his desk. “Not guilty, self-defense, and so on. Berentsen’s hired a lawyer from Everett, a woman named Esther Brant.
I heard them coming closer and then saw the flashing lights. ” A mishap. I clamped my lips shut and took a deep breath. ” I finally asked. ” Jica frowned. “There were more sirens and flashing lights. I thought about asking someone what was going on, but nobody was coming out of the tavern, not through the front entrance, that is. ” I felt as if I should be holding up cue cards. “All the commotion was bothering me. ” She waved a hand at her right ear this time. “I’d brought my car. Clive’s truck was in for repair.
I snapped. “I don’t need reminding. Mitch will be at your office in ten minutes. ” “Nine,” the sheriff replied. “Got to run. ” The click in my ear riled me even further. Of course the voice of Skykomish County, Spencer Fleetwood, had shown up. Gloating, too, and suffused with more self-confidence than ever since he’d gotten approval from the FCC to crank up KSKY’s transmission signal. I got up and went to the doorway. ” “I’m off,” he responded, taking a last gulp of coffee before grabbing the gray windbreaker that matched his full head of wavy hair.