By Danielle Steel

From the glittering ballrooms of ny to the fires of worldwide struggle I, Danielle metal takes us on an unforgettable trip in her new novel—a spellbinding story of battle, loss, heritage, and one woman's unbreakable spirit....

Nineteen-year-old Annabelle Worthington was once born right into a lifetime of privilege, raised amid the glamour of latest York society, with excellent houses on 5th road and in Newport, Rhode Island. yet every thing replaced on a chilly April day in 1912, while the sinking of the Titanic shattered her kinfolk and her privileged global without end. discovering power inside of her grief, Annabelle pours herself into volunteer paintings, nursing the negative, igniting a keenness for drugs that may form the process her existence.

But for Annabelle, past love, and a possible idyllic marriage, will quickly convey extra grief—this time attributable to the secrets and techniques of the human middle. Betrayed, and pursued by way of a scandal she doesn't deserve, Annabelle flees manhattan for war-ravaged France, hoping to lose herself in a lifetime of provider. There, within the center of the 1st global warfare, in a groundbreaking box clinic run by way of ladies, Annabelle unearths her actual calling, operating as an ambulance medic at the entrance strains, learning medication, saving lives. And whilst the warfare ends, Annabelle starts off a brand new existence in Paris—now a physician, a mom, her prior virtually forgotten…until a fateful assembly opens her middle to the area she had left in the back of. discovering energy within the impossible of friendships, pulling jointly the damaged fragments of her lifestyles, Annabelle will go back to big apple another time—this time as a replaced lady, a lady of substance, infused with life’s adventure, development a destiny choked with hope…out of the wealthy soil of the previous.

Filled with breathtaking photographs and historic element, Danielle Steel’s new novel introduces one among her most unusual and engaging characters: Annabelle Worthington, a extraordinary girl, an excellent girl, a real survivor who triumphs opposed to overwhelming odds. For Annabelle’s tale is greater than compelling fiction, it's a strong social gathering of lifestyles, dignity, and courage—and a testomony to the human will to outlive.

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