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 various males whose lives converge and collide at The Cottage.
On a sunny day in Hollywood, a glowing Rolls-Royce convertible pulls throughout the gates of the terrific 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, suits 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silver monitor for many years, a guy whose attract to girls is the stuff of legend, Coop exudes grace, attraction, and outdated type. yet at the present time Coop Winslow is in for an enormous shock. He’s broke. And with out significant roles coming his method, Coop is confronted with the heartbreaking prospect of promoting his loved domestic of 40 years, or a minimum of renting out the gatehouse and a part of the most apartment. an enormous blow to Coop, whose debonair angle 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 affliction. yet every little thing alterations while Mark’s teenage son and daughter flow in. all at once, The Cottage is reworked, with tune blasting from each nook, children on skateboards crashing into classic automobiles, and a unending parade of younger starlets streaming out and in to go to Coop.
yet amid all of the noise and the chaos, anything unforeseen is going on. 3 males who by no means could have met have gotten friends...and every one guy unearths himself altering in astounding 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 continue keep watch over of his rigorously ordered world—a global that's turning into progressively more unpredictable with every one passing day.
First, a tabloid scandal erupts, threatening Coop’s budding romance with a prosperous debutante....A stranger ways Coop with wonderful news....A devastating coincidence virtually claims the lifetime of one of many housemates....And in the course of all of it, The Cottage welcomes a brand new houseguest with a mystery of her personal, who will switch Coop’s existence in unforeseen methods. simply because one of the those who percentage his cottage and his existence, Coop Winslow– loner, bachelor, motion picture star–may locate the rarest of all possibilities: an opportunity to construct a happiness he may well by no means have dreamed of on his personal, and to turn into the type of individual he hasn't ever been.
opposed to 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 that may form characters and lives.