Sunset in St. Tropez (Danielle Steel)

Sunset in St. Tropez (Danielle Steel)

Danielle Steel

In her fifty fifth bestselling novel, Danielle metal explores the seasons of a rare friendship, weaving the tale of 3 undefined, lifelong associates, for whom a month’s vacation in St. Tropez turns into a summer season of swap, revelation, secrets and techniques, surprises, and new beginnings . . .

As Diana Morrison laid the desk for 6 at her stylish critical Park condo, there has been no caution of what was once to come back. Spending New Year’s Eve jointly used to be a sacred culture for Diana, her husband of thirty-two years, Eric, and their most sensible pals, Pascale and John Donnally and Anne and Robert Smith. the longer term regarded rosy because the long-time neighbors sipped champagne and talked of renting a villa jointly within the South of France the next summer time. yet lifestyles had different plans . . .

Just weeks after New Year’s, tragedy moves the guts in their shut circle, as Robert Smith suffers a unexpected, unforeseen loss. with out hesitation, Diana and Eric, Pascale and John rally to his facet, united of their aid, love, and shared grief. confident switch of surroundings is simply what Robert wishes, they urge him to affix them at the Riviera in August. yet as they quickly detect, the ramshackle outdated mansion they rented in St. Tropez--sight unseen--is a ways varied from the beautiful villa and sun-drenched gardens touted within the brochure. Cobwebs cling from the ceiling. Beds cave in underneath them. All whereas a would-be housekeeper in a leopard-skin bikini and six-inch heels sashays throughout the apartment with a trio of yapping poodles at her heels. however the greatest shock of all is the girl Robert invitations to the villa as his guest--a attractive, much-younger movie actress with mile-long legs and a million-dollar smile. Diana and Pascale hate her on sight. however the males are dazzled. And amid the crumbling furnishings and the wonderful sunsets, the strained relationships and the acts of forgiveness, extra surprises are in shop for the villa’s occupants. With the final days of summer time quick drawing close, every one couple reveals themselves altering in unforeseen methods, as outdated wounds are healed, new love found, and miracles unfold...all underneath the staggering sunlight of St. Tropez.

By turns clever and relocating, heartbreaking and wickedly humorous, Danielle Steel’s new novel is ready forgiving with no forgetting, concerning the sorrow that shadows our lives and the desire that saves us. And it's approximately once-in-a-lifetime friendships . . .the type that heal, maintain, and alter us forever.

From the Hardcover edition.

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