By Danielle Steel
On a hot may possibly evening in San Francisco, the Ritz-Carlton ballroom shimmers as a glittering, celebrity-studded crowd gathers for a charity dinner dance. The night is perfect—until, simply mins sooner than hour of darkness, the room starts off to sway….
In the earthquake’s aftermath, the lives of 4 strangers will converge.… Sarah Sloane, the spouse of a monetary whiz, watches her excellent international fall to pieces…. Grammy-winning singer Melanie unfastened involves a turning element in her lifestyles and career…. Photographer Everett Carson reveals new goal amid the carnage…and Sister Maggie Kent, a nun who works with the homeless, searches in the course of the rubble—and understands that there's a lot to be done….
As town staggers again to lifestyles, a series response of notable occasions will contact each one of the survivors…. Sarah discovers against the law and a betrayal, then a power she by no means knew she had. Volunteering at a refugee camp opens new worlds of risk for Melanie. Everett will forge an not going courting with Maggie, who is helping him rebuild his shattered life—and upends her personal within the strategy. And as a yr passes every one discovers the unforeseen presents in a tragedy’s wake…and the fantastic grace of recent beginnings.
Throughout those mesmerizing pages, Danielle metal creates a gorgeous array of contrasts —from the dazzle of a society gain to the chaos of a makeshift health facility, from the pampered lives of rock stars to the quiet heroism of emergency volunteers. it really is her so much strong and life-affirming novel up to now.
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She raised a jeweled hand to stop me from talking. “There is a man in the room—or the spirit of a man. Chango has sent a warning. I cannot see him, but . . ” My grandmother looked at me as if believing I could, but lifted a ﬁnger to my lips. “Escucha,” she said. I stopped talking and did as she asked, listened. “Hay más,” she said, and explained it. I went back to the drawing and tried to capture what she described. “It looks like hell,” I said. “Your vision. ” I laughed, but my grandmother did not.
She pointed to the paper and explained what it was she wanted me to add. I’d gotten into it, I always did, adding details, blending with my ﬁngertips. “Bueno,” she said, then sat back and crossed herself. “But . . ” “What’s bad? ” “No, neno. ” She raised a jeweled hand to stop me from talking. “There is a man in the room—or the spirit of a man. Chango has sent a warning. I cannot see him, but . . ” My grandmother looked at me as if believing I could, but lifted a ﬁnger to my lips. “Escucha,” she said.
Qué pasa, uela? ” “I had a dream,” she said. ” She nodded. ” Another shrug and wave of the bangle-bracelet hand. ” I’d been drawing her visions for half my life—mostly Chagalllike fantasies with clouds, wild plants, Latin crosses, and the occasional dancing animal. But there had been bad visions too, dark and brooding ones ﬁlled with omens that even as a boy had chilled me. My grandmother hadn’t kept those. I suspected she had burned them, offered them up to one of the orishas as some form of sacriﬁce.