Safe Harbour (Danielle Steel)

Safe Harbour (Danielle Steel)

Danielle Steel


In her fifty-ninth bestselling novel, Danielle metal tells an unforgettable tale of survival...of how those that misplaced every thing locate hope...and of the intense acts of religion and braveness that carry —and hold— households together...

On a windswept summer time day, because the fog rolls around the San Francisco beach, a solitary determine walks down the seashore, a puppy at her aspect. At 11, Pip Mackenzie's younger lifestyles has already been touched by way of tragedy; 9 months sooner than, a poor twist of fate plunged her mom into inconsolable grief. yet in this cold July afternoon, Pip meets a person who fills her unhappy grey global with colour and lightweight. And in her innocence and in his kindness, a spark might be kindled, lives might be replaced, and a trip of wish will begin.

From the instant the curly-haired woman walks as much as his easel at the sand, Matt Bowles senses anything magical approximately her. Pip reminds him of his personal daughter at that age, sooner than a sour divorce tore his relations aside and swept his teenagers midway the world over. along with her personal mom, Ophélie, chickening out deeper into her grief, Pip spends her summer season on the shore the way in which lonely little ones do: observing the glittering waters and dashing clouds, having a pipe dream and remembering how issues was. that's, till she meets artist Matt Bowles, who deals to educate the woman to draw—and can not help yet discover her appealing, lonely mom. firstly, Ophélie is thrown off stability through her daughter's new companion—until she realizes how a lot pleasure he's bringing into their lives, regardless of the disappointment she sees in his eyes. As their newfound buddy works his refined magic, mom and daughter slowly start to heal, to chortle back, to rediscover what they've got lost.

When summer season ends, and Ophélie and Pip needs to go away the seashore for town, the season of therapeutic maintains. amassing her newfound energy, Ophélie starts a volunteer activity at a urban outreach application, the place she works with the homeless, and will now not forget about the advantages in her personal lifestyles. yet as soul-sharing mobilephone calls and autumn seashore getaways deepen Ophélie and Matt's friendship, destiny moves one other blow. abruptly, Matt needs to confront unfinished enterprise from his earlier. Days later, Ophélie is struck by means of a beautiful betrayal by means of somebody she trusts. And as those occasions reverberate in already wounded hearts, anything amazing occurs. Out of the darkness that has shadowed them either comes an unforeseen reward of hope.

With grace and compassion, Danielle metal explores the delicate bonds among moms and daughters, husbands and other halves, relatives and lifetime associates. Her haunting, impassioned novel takes us around the advanced panorama of loss—to the advantages that come up from even the darkest tragedies. immediately a narrative of triumph and a relocating elegy to those that endure and live on, secure Harbour is likely to be her strongest and life-affirming novel to date.

From the Hardcover edition.

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