No Greater Love Author:Danielle Steele As the elder daughter in a large and happy family, Edwina Winfield was returning from her engagement trip to England with her fiance, her parents, and five siblings on the maiden voyage of the greatest ship every built, the Titanic. — In one fatal, unforgettable night, Edwina becomes a woman mourning the loss of the man she loved, and mother to h... more »er five brothers and sisters. Her life is irreversibly altered in a single moment.
She must return to San Francisco and take on responsibilities that are both overwhelming and unexpected. Phillip, eldest of the boys, does everything he can to help her, before going on to Harvard and, later, the Great War. George, madcap boy, is the humor and laughter in the family until, unexpectedly, Hollywood beckons and he follows his dream. Alexis follows him eventually, courting both excitement and disaster in the world of film, but always with Edwina watching over them with love and wisdom. Fannie and Teddy, the younger ones, remain at her side as loving children.
Edwina carefully avoids any romantic involvement. But as each child sets sail at last, Edwina finally frees herself from the ghosts of those she loved and lost on the Titanic. Her life is far different than it would have been, but in some ways, in the end, far more exciting than she had expected.« less