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Danielle Steel celebrates families of every stripe in her
compelling new novelâ€”a tale of three very different couples
who struggle and survive, love, laugh, and learn to take
Coco Barrington was born into a legendary
Hollywood family, her last name loaded with expectations.
Her mother is a mega-bestselling author who writes under the
name of Florence Flowersâ€”and her sister, Jane, is one of
Hollywoodâ€™s top producers. Theyâ€™re not your typical family
by any means.â€¦Jane has lived with her partner, Liz, for ten
years, in a solid, loving relationship. Florence, widowed
but still radiant, has just begun a secret romance with a
man twenty-four years her junior. And Coco, a law school
dropout and the family black sheep, works as a dog walker,
having fled life in the spotlight for the artsy northern
California beach town of Bolinas.
But when Coco
reluctantly agrees to dog-sit in Janeâ€™s luxurious home, she
soon discovers how much things can change in just a matter
of days.â€¦It turns out Janeâ€™s house comes complete with an
unexpected houseguest: Leslie Baxter, a dashing but
down-to-earth British actor whoâ€™s fleeing a psycho
ex-girlfriend. Their worlds couldnâ€™t be more different. The
attraction couldnâ€™t be more immediate.
is seeing things differently: Leslie is not just a
celebrity, heâ€™s a single dad to an adorable six-year-old
girl. Her mother is not just a self-centered walking
advertisement for great cosmetic surgery, sheâ€™s a woman in
love, with vulnerability and new insight. And Jane and Liz
are about to take the bravest plunge of allâ€”into parenthood.
As Coco contemplates a future with one of Hollywoodâ€™s
hottest stars, as her mother and sister settle into their
lives, old wounds are healed and new familes are formedâ€”some
traditional, some not so traditional, but all bonded by
With wit and intelligence, Danielle Steelâ€™s new
novel explores love in all its guises, taking us into the
lives of three unusual but wonderfully real couples.
Funny, sexy, and wise, One Day at a Time is at once
moving, thought provoking, and utterly impossible to put down.
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