Southern Lights: A Novel

Southern Lights: A Novel

Danielle Steel

Danielle metal sweeps us from a big apple court to the Deep South in her strong new novel—at as soon as a behind-closed-doors look at the center of a kinfolk and a story of crime and punishment.


11 years have handed on the grounds that Alexa Hamilton left the South in the back of, fleeing the soreness of her ex-husband’s betrayal and the cruelty of his in demand Charleston relatives. Now an assistant D.A. in long island, Alexa has eventually placed her demons to relaxation, elevating her daughter by myself and creating a identify for herself as a best prosecutor taking over a number of the city’s hardest cases.

yet as Alexa prepares for her most recent case, the high-stakes trial of accused serial killer Luke Quentin, threatening letters addressed to Savannah, her attractive seventeen-year-old daughter, throw Alexa’s deepest lifestyles into turmoil. sure that Quentin is at the back of the letters, Alexa needs to make the hardest number of all: to ship her daughter again to her ex-husband’s international of southern culture and stories of betrayal.

whereas Alexa’s trial builds to a climax in long island, her daughter settles into southern existence, researching a father and kin heritage she slightly understands. As secrets and techniques are uncovered and previous wounds are healed, Alexa and Savannah, after a season in numerous worlds, will come jointly back – bolstered via the demanding situations they've got confronted and altered via the mysteries they've got unraveled.

From the gritty chaos of Manhattan’s felony court docket method to the seductive gentility of the South, from the craze of a hardened felony to the gentle bond among a mom and a daughter, Southern Lights will trap you off shield at each flip.

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