On Sale: January 26, 2010
Featuring: Coco Barrington; Leslie Baxter
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
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Women's Fiction | Romance Contemporary
Danielle Steel celebrates families of every stripe in her
compelling new novel—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 Flowers — and her sister, Jane, is one of
Hollywood’s top producers. They’re not your typical family
by any means.…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 Jane’s luxurious home, she
soon discovers how much things can change in just a matter
of days.…It turns out Jane’s house comes complete with an
unexpected houseguest: Leslie Baxter, a dashing but
down-to-earth British actor who’s fleeing a psycho
ex-girlfriend. Their worlds couldn’t be more different. The
attraction couldn’t be more immediate.
is seeing things differently: Leslie is not just a
celebrity, he’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, she’s a woman in
love, with vulnerability and new insight. And Jane and Liz
are about to take the bravest plunge of all—into parenthood.
As Coco contemplates a future with one of Hollywood’s
hottest stars, as her mother and sister settle into their
lives, old wounds are healed and new familes are formed—some
traditional, some not so traditional, but all bonded by
With wit and intelligence, Danielle Steel’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
From the Hardcover edition.
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