By Danielle Steel
™In her fifty-fourth bestselling novel, Danielle metal weaves a compelling tale of status and friendship, charmed lives and personal struggles...and of 3 very varied males whose lives converge and collide at The Cottage.
On a sunny day in Hollywood, a glowing Rolls-Royce convertible pulls in the course of the gates of the impressive property referred to as The Cottage. Modeled after the “cottages” of Newport, Rhode Island, the spacious, based estate, sitting on fourteen acres of lush Bel Air, matches its proprietor to a T. For the guy in the back of the wheel of the Rolls is Hollywood’s ageless ask yourself, Cooper Winslow. a celeb of the silver monitor for many years, a guy whose attract to ladies is the stuff of legend, Coop exudes grace, allure, and outdated kind. yet this present day Coop Winslow is in for a tremendous shock. He’s broke. And with out significant roles coming his method, Coop is confronted with the heartbreaking prospect of promoting his liked domestic of 40 years, or at the least renting out the gatehouse and a part of the most condo. a massive 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 disorder. yet every little thing adjustments whilst Mark’s teenage son and daughter movement in. unexpectedly, The Cottage is remodeled, with song blasting from each nook, young ones on skateboards crashing into classic vehicles, and a endless parade of younger starlets streaming out and in to go to Coop.
yet amid the entire noise and the chaos, whatever unforeseen is going on. 3 males who by no means may have met have gotten friends...and every one guy reveals himself altering in stunning methods, Coop so much of all. simply because underneath the dazzle and flash, the impeccably adapted fits and the sheer bravado, is a guy attempting to retain keep an eye on of his rigorously ordered world—a international that's changing into a growing number of 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 beautiful 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 might by no means have dreamed of on his personal, and to turn into the sort of man or woman he hasn't ever been.
opposed to a glittering backdrop of superstar 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 can form characters and lives.