By Danielle Steel
In her 57th bestselling novel, Danielle metal brilliantly chronicles the roller-coaster trip of relationship the second one time around--and tells a charming tale of the surprises one girl encounters whilst she's thrust into the terrifying, exhilarating global of the Dating Game.
Paris Armstrong by no means observed it coming. With grown childrens and a beautiful domestic in Connecticut, Paris used to be pleased with her marriage, her kin, her existence. So while her husband of twenty-four years acknowledged they had to speak, Paris couldn' t think what he used to be approximately to say.
"I need a divorce," Peter tells her. similar to that, the husband she loved had dumped her for a more youthful girl. And similar to that, Peter and his thirty-one-year-old lover had made their plans for his or her destiny, leaving Paris to select up the items of a shattered lifestyles. inside of days, Peter was once long past. And Paris used to be left to determine how she meant to get in the course of the subsequent day, not to mention the remainder of her life.
The activity couldn't were extra painful. First got here the tears. Then the excruciating makes an attempt via well-meaning neighbors to “fix her up” with males who paled compared to Peter. Worse but, she nonetheless enjoyed him. eventually, Paris learned she used to be in a struggle for her very survival. Drastic measures have been referred to as for. Even her decrease agreed. It used to be time to move—as distant as attainable, simply after Peter remarried. Paris had by no means felt, or been, extra alone.
Saying goodbye to the area she knew and enjoyed, Paris heads west, to San Francisco, and discovers being unmarried in a global jam-packed with males who have been too younger, too previous, too married, or too strong to be real. For Paris, the checklist appeared endless...the captivating commitment-phobe...the drunken Neanderthal...the younger Frenchman—so adorably attractive she virtually forgot approximately his age, and did, for your time. together with her courting music checklist veering among disappointing and disastrous, and her daughter now engaged to a guy Paris’s age, Paris eventually involves the realization that romance isn't in her destiny. That’s while her small circle of offbeat, loving neighbors turns into extra very important than ever ahead of. And a choice Paris makes just for herself alterations her existence once again. the key, she discovers ultimately, is find the presents in life’s unforeseen twists and turns, and turning melancholy into freedom and loss into joy.
In a poignant, wickedly humorous novel approximately getting dumped and getting over it, approximately tackling lifestyles with either braveness and laughter, Danielle metal explores what it ability to begin over, even if you desired to or now not, and discovering whatever greater than you had sooner than.
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