The Gift Author:Danielle Steel On a June day, a young woman in a summer dress steps off a Chicago-bound bus into a small midwestern town. She doesn't intend to stay. She is just passing through. Yet her stopping here has a reason, and it is part of a story that you will never forget. — The time is the 1950's, when life was simpler, people still believed in dreams, and family w... more »as, very nearly, everything. The place is a small midwestern town with a high school and a downtown, a skating pond and a movie house. And on a tree-lined street in the heartland of America, an extraordinary set of events begins to unfold. And gradually what seems serendipitous is tinged with purpose. A happy home is shattered by a child's senseless death. A loving marriage starts to unravel. And a stranger arrives- a young woman who will touch many lives before she moves on.
She and a young man will meet and fall in love. Their love, so innocent and full ofhope, helps to restore a family's dreams: And all of their lives will be changed forever by precious gift she leaves them.
'The Gift,' Danielle Steel's thrity-third best-selling work, is a magical story told with stunning simplicity and power. It reveals a relationship so moving it will take your breath away. And it tells a haunting and beautiful truth about the unpredictability- and the wonder- of life.
DANIELLE STEEL is the international best-selling author of Accident, Vanquished, Mixed Blessings, Jewels, No Greater Love, Message from Nam, Daddy, Star, Zoya, Kaleidoscope, Wanderlust, Secrets, Family Album, and other highly acclaimed novels.« less