Danielle Steel celebrates families of every stripe in her compelling new novela tale of three very different couples who struggle and survive, love, laugh, and learn to take life Coco Barrington was born into a legendary Hollywood family, her last name loaded with expectations. Her mother is a
Danielle Steel celebrates families of every stripe in her compelling new novela tale of three very different couples who struggle and survive, love, laugh, and learn to take life Coco Barrington was born into a legendary Hollywood family, her last name loaded with expectations. Her mother is a mega-bestselling author who writes under the name of Florence Flowersand her sister, Jane, is one of Hollywoods top producers. Theyre not your typical family by any means.Jane has lived with her partner, Liz, for ten years, in a solid, loving relationship. Florence, widowed but still radiant, has just begun a secret romance with a man twenty-four years her junior. And Coco, a law school dropout and the family black sheep, works as a dog walker, having fled life in the spotlight for the artsy northern California beach town of Bolinas. But when Coco reluctantly agrees to dog-sit in Janes luxurious home, she soon discovers how much things can change in just a matter of days.It turns out Janes house comes complete with an unexpected houseguest: Leslie Baxter, a dashing but down-to-earth British actor whos fleeing a psycho ex-girlfriend. Their worlds couldnt be more different. The attraction couldnt be more immediate. Suddenly Coco is seeing things differently: Leslie is not just a celebrity, hes a single dad to an adorable six-year-old girl. Her mother is not just a self-centered walking advertisement for great cosmetic surgery, shes a woman in love, with vulnerability and new insight. And Jane and Liz are about to take the bravest plunge of allinto parenthood. As Coco contemplates a future with one of Hollywoods hottest stars, as her mother and sister settle into their lives, old wounds are healed and new familes are formedsome traditional, some not so traditional, but all bonded by love. With wit and intelligence, Danielle Steels new novel explores love in all its guises, taking us into the lives of three unusual but wonderfully real couples. Funny, sexy, and wise, One Day at a Time is at once moving, thought provoking, and utterly impossible to put down.
- Binding: Hardcover
- Language of Text: English
- Publication Year: 2009
- Number of Pages: 336
- ISBN: 9780385340298
- Product Dimensions: 16.3 x 3.2 x 24.2 cm