The Sins of the Mother: A Novel

The Sins of the Mother: A Novel

Danielle Steel


Every lady makes offerings. And not anyone has made more challenging offerings than Olivia Grayson. The significantly profitable businesswoman overlooked out on a lot of her children’s lives whereas she outfitted her mythical home-furnishings empire. In Danielle Steel’s character-rich new novel, Olivia faces the earlier, attempts to stability the current, and makes amends the place due, whereas nonetheless working her significantly profitable business.
As a fashion of creating as much as them for time misplaced, Olivia spends months each year making plans a lavish vacation that everybody in her family members will get pleasure from. This summer time she has prepared a dream journey within the Mediterranean on a sumptuous yacht, which she hopes could be the such a lot memorable holiday of all. Her lavish gesture each year expresses her love for them, and remorse in any respect the $64000 occasions she neglected in the course of her children’s more youthful years. Her more youthful daughter, Cassie, a hip London track manufacturer, refuses the invitation altogether, as she does each year. Her older daughter, Liz, lives in her mother’s shadow, with a fear of failure as she attempts to recapture her dream of being a author. And her sons, John and Phillip, paintings for Olivia, for higher or worse, with better halves who want they didn’t. within the beauty of the Riviera, this could be a summer season to recollect, with Olivia’s childrens, grandchildren, and daughters-in-law on board. yet as with all relatives amassing, there are constantly surprises, and irrespective of how glamorous the environment issues don’t continually end up as ones hopes.
family members dynamics are complex, previous disappointments die challenging, and as forgiveness and unbelievable revelations input into it, new bonds are shaped, and the longer term takes on a brighter hue. And one after the other, with life’s irony, Olivia’s young ones locate themselves committing an identical “sins” for which they blamed their mom for thus decades. it's a summer time of compassion, very important classes, and truth.
The Sins of the Mother captures the various aspects of kinfolk love: complicated, hard, humorous, passionate, and optimistically enduring. alongside the best way, we're enthralled through an unforgettable heroine, a mom robust sufficient to take greater than her justifiable share of the blame, clever sufficient to recognize her little ones for who they are surely, and forgiving sufficient to like them unconditionally.

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