By Danielle Steel
In her fifty-fourth bestselling novel, Danielle metal weaves a compelling tale of repute and friendship, charmed lives and personal struggles...and of 3 very various males whose lives converge and collide at The Cottage.
On a sunny day in Hollywood, a sparkling Rolls-Royce convertible pulls during the gates of the remarkable property often called The Cottage. Modeled after the "cottages" of Newport, Rhode Island, the spacious, dependent estate, sitting on fourteen acres of lush Bel Air, suits its proprietor to a T. For the fellow at the back of the wheel of the Rolls is Hollywood's ageless ask yourself, Cooper Winslow. a celeb of the silver reveal for many years, a guy whose attract to ladies is the stuff of legend, Coop exudes grace, attraction, and out of date type. yet this present day Coop Winslow is in for a big shock. He's broke. And without significant roles coming his manner, Coop is confronted with the heartbreaking prospect of promoting his cherished domestic of 40 years, or a minimum of renting out the gatehouse and a part of the most condominium. an incredible blow to Coop, whose debonair perspective permits him to flee fact a lot of the time.
His new tenants, Mark Friedman and Jimmy O’Connor, are busy dealing with difficulties in their personal. Mark’s spouse of 16 years simply walked out, and Jimmy lately misplaced his personal spouse to a devastating sickness. yet every little thing adjustments whilst Mark’s teenage son and daughter circulate in. without notice, The Cottage is reworked, with song blasting from each nook, childrens on skateboards crashing into classic vehicles, and a unending parade of younger starlets streaming out and in to go to Coop.
But amid all of the noise and the chaos, anything unforeseen is occurring. 3 males who by no means may have met have gotten friends...and every one guy reveals himself altering in outstanding methods, Coop such a lot of all. simply because underneath the dazzle and flash, the impeccably adapted matches and the sheer bravado, is a guy attempting to hold keep watch over of his rigorously ordered world–a international that's changing into increasingly more unpredictable with each one passing day.
First, a tabloid scandal erupts, threatening Coop’s budding romance with a prosperous debutante. . .A stranger ways Coop with attractive news....A devastating twist of fate nearly claims the lifetime of one of many housemates....And in the middle of all of it, The Cottage welcomes a brand new houseguest with a mystery of her personal, who will switch Coop’s lifestyles in unforeseen methods. simply because one of the those who percentage his cottage and his lifestyles, Coop Winslow–loner, bachelor, motion picture star–may locate the rarest of all possibilities: an opportunity to construct a happiness he may perhaps by no means have dreamed of on his personal, and to turn into the type of person he hasn't ever been.
Against a glittering backdrop of star and glamour, Danielle metal digs deeper to inform a narrative of friendship and love, tragedy and moment chances...of the alternatives and unforeseen turns of destiny which may form characters and lives.