On Sale: February 26, 2008
Featuring: Carole Barber
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A world-renowned actress falls victim to a terrifying
explosion in Paris—and begins a courageous journey of
survival, memory, and self-discovery in Danielle Steel’s
mesmerizing new novel.
Carole Barber has come to
Paris, with its rain-slick slate roofs and winding streets,
to work on her novel—and to find herself after a lifetime in
the spotlight. A legend of film and stage, Carole has set a
standard of beauty and grace, devoting herself to her family
and causes around the world. But on this cool November
evening, as her taxi speeds into a tunnel just past the
Louvre, a fiery instant of terror shatters hundreds of
lives—and leaves Carole alone, unconscious and unidentified
in a Paris emergency room.
At the Ritz, they wonder
where their famous, incognito guest has gone. From
California to London, Carole’s friends and family begin to
make inquiries. Then comes a moment of shock as they all
realize that Carole is far from home and fighting for her
In the days that follow, the paparazzi swarm.
A mysterious stranger, a man famous in his own realm,
quietly visits the hospital to see the woman he once loved
and never forgot. Carole’s two grown children rush to her
bedside, waiting and praying—until the miraculous begins to
happen.…But as a woman who the whole world knows slowly
awakens, she knows nothing of herself. Every detail must be
pieced back together—from a childhood in rural Mississippi
to the early days of her career, from the unintentional hurt
inflicted on her daughter to a fifteen year-old secret love
affair that went tragically wrong. But for Carole an
extraordinary opportunity has arisen in a life-threatening
crisis: a second chance to count her blessings, heal wounded
hearts, recapture lost love… and to live a life that will
truly honor others—beginning with herself.
A tale of
survival and dignity, of small miracles and big
surprises, Honor Thyself creates an
unforgettable portrait of a public figure whose hopes,
fears, and heartbreaks are as real as our own. Her
courageous journey inspires us all.
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