Family Ties

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From Manhattan to Paris and all the way to Tehran, Danielle Steel weaves a powerfully compelling story that reminds us how challenging and unpredictable life can be—and how the bonds of family hold us together.
 
FAMILY TIES
 
Annie Ferguson was a bright young Manhattan architect with a limitless future—until a single phone call changed the course of her life ...

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Overview

From Manhattan to Paris and all the way to Tehran, Danielle Steel weaves a powerfully compelling story that reminds us how challenging and unpredictable life can be—and how the bonds of family hold us together.
 
FAMILY TIES
 
Annie Ferguson was a bright young Manhattan architect with a limitless future—until a single phone call changed the course of her life forever. Overnight, she became the mother to her sister’s three orphaned children, keeping a promise she never regretted making, even if it meant putting her own life indefinitely on hold.

Now, at forty-two, still happily single with a satisfying career and a family that means everything to her, Annie is suddenly facing an empty nest. With her nephew and nieces now grown and confronting challenges of their own, she must navigate a parent’s difficult passage between helping and letting go. The eldest, twenty-eight-year-old Liz, an overworked editor in a high-powered job at Vogue, has never allowed any man to come close enough to hurt her. Ted, at twenty-four a serious law student, is captivated by a much older woman with children, who is leading him much further than he wants to go. And the impulsive youngest, twenty-one-year old Katie, is an art student about to make a choice that will lead her to a world she is in no way prepared for but determined to embrace.

Then, when least expected, a chance encounter changes Annie’s life again in the most surprising direction of all. . . .
 

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Time and time again Danielle Steel has produced some of the most down to earth fiction out there and her latest, Family Ties is no exception. Bottom line: this novel is one of her best. Meet Annie Ferguson, am architect who becomes the guardian to her sister's three children after her sister is killed. We are then brilliantly given a flash-forward look at their lives over the next decade. Would you take a family member's or a best friend's children after a horrific accident claimed their lives? Would you sacrifice your dreams and career to raise kids you never expected to have?? How much do you truly love the people you say you love most in the world? Danielle Steel gives us one woman's answer and her unexpected journey of what it means to be a mother and the ties that bind families together: in good and in bad. ?Donald Kendall, ASM, #2923, Troy MI
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“Steel is one of the best!”
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Steele’s sprawling narrative concerns the efforts of 42-year old architect Annie Ferguson to juggle her career and budding romantic life with worry over the travails of her now grown nephew and nieces, whom she raised following the untimely death of her sister. For better or worse, the story line includes a wide array of soap opera elements, ranging from fashion photography in France to volatile issues of religious and family identity in Iran. Susan Ericksen demonstrates competence and attention to detail in bringing the dialogue to life. Yet in conjunction with the material, the listening experience--engaging as it may be at points--is overloaded with Hollywood caricatures, particularly in the cross-cultural experiences between the West and the Middle East. A Delacorte hardcover (Reviews, May 17). (July)
Kirkus Reviews
An aunt steps up to mother her orphaned nieces and nephew, in Steel's predictable latest (A Good Woman, 2008, etc.). Annie, 26, is on the verge of embarking on an exciting career, and marrying well, when her sister Jane and her husband are killed in a plane crash. With some trepidation, Annie becomes guardian of Jane's three young children, Liz, Ted and Katie. Annie's fiance, not up to the challenge of a ready-made family, bows out. Cut to 16 years later. Annie has never married-she hasn't had time, thanks to her thriving architecture firm, which caters to New York City's wealthiest, and the challenges of raising her nieces and nephew. Her efforts have borne fruit: Ted is now in law school, Katie attends Pratt and Liz is a globetrotting jewelry editor for Vogue. After Ted's Contracts professor, Pattie, a divorcee 12 years his senior, seduces him, he's sexually in her thrall but knows it's not love. An ankle sprained at a job site sends Annie to the ER, where (during the interminable wait) she meets high-profile TV-news anchor Tom. After years of bland blind dates, Tom is a refreshing change. The plot duly thickens: Katie drops out of design school to work in a tattoo parlor, and she's besotted with her new boyfriend Paul, an Iranian/American dual national. Liz's scruffy French lover Jean-Louis seems to be too friendly with his ex-mistress Francoise, who's the mother of his child. Pattie stabs Ted's hand with a steak knife when he tries to leave. Paul and Katie take an ill-advised trip to Tehran, and his relatives confiscate their U.S. passports. Just when Tom and Annie are realizing (after an idyllic stay at a private villa in Turks and Caicos) there is room for each other in their fast-paced lives, it appears that her charges may now need her more than ever. A listless narrative not helped by Steel's plodding prose, but her legion of fans aren't in it for the surprise.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780440245193
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/28/2011
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 399,582
  • Product dimensions: 4.02 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Meet the Author

Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel has been hailed as one of the world’s most popular authors, with over 590 million copies of her novels sold. Her many international bestsellers include Big Girl, Southern Lights, Matters of the Heart, One Day at a Time, A Good Woman, Rogue, and other highly acclaimed novels. She is also the author of His Bright Light, the story of her son Nick Traina’s life and death.

Biography

When it comes to commanding bestseller lists, no writer can come close to Danielle Steel. Her work has been published in 47 countries, in 28 languages. She has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the author who has spent the most consecutive weeks on The New York Times bestseller list. She has not only published novels, but has written non-fiction, a book of poetry, and two series of children's books. Many of her books have been adapted for television movies, one of which (Jewels) was nominated for two Golden Globe awards. She has received the title of Chevalier of the distinguished Order of Arts and Letters by the French Government for her immense body of work. In short, to say that Steel is the single most popular living writer in the world is no overstatement.

Steel published her first novel, Going Home, when she was a mere 26 years old, and the book introduced readers to many of the themes that would dominate her novels for the next 30-odd years. It is an exploration of human relationships told dramatically, a story of the past's thrall on the present. Anyone familiar with Steel's work will recognize these themes as being close to her heart, as are familial issues, which are at the root of her many mega-sellers.

Although Steel has a reputation among critics as being a writer of fluffy, escapist fare, she never shies away from taking on dark subject matter, having addressed illnesses, incest, suicide, divorce, death, the Holocaust, and war in her work. Of course, even when she is handling unsavory topics, she does so entertainingly and with refinement. Her stories may often cross over into the realm of melodrama, but she never fails to spin a compelling yarn told with a skilled ear for dialogue and character, while consistently showing how one can overcome the greatest of tragedies. Ever prolific, she usually produces several books per year, often juggling multiple projects at the same time.

With all of the time and effort Steel puts into her work (she claims to sometimes spend as much as 20 hours a day at her keyboard), it is amazing that she still has time for a personal life. However, as one might assume from her work, family is still incredibly important to her, and she maintains a fairly private personal life. Fortunately for her millions of fans, she continues to devote more than a small piece of that life to them.

Good To Know

Along with her famed adult novels, Steel has also written two series of books for kids with the purpose of helping them through difficult situations, such as dealing with a new stepfather and coping with the death of a grandparent.

When Steel isn't working on her latest bestseller or spending time with her beloved family, she is devoting her time to one of several philanthropic projects to benefit the mentally ill, the homeless, and abused children.

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    1. Hometown:
      San Francisco, California
    1. Date of Birth:
      August 14, 1947
    2. Place of Birth:
      New York, New York
    1. Education:
      Educated in France. Also attended Parsons School of Design, 1963, and New York University, 1963-67
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Chapter One



Seth Adams left Annie Ferguson's West Village apartment on a sunny September Sunday afternoon. He was handsome, funny, intelligent, fun to be with, and they had been dating for two months. They had met at a Fourth of July picnic in the Hamptons, and he was as excited about his career as Annie was about her own. He had graduated from Harvard Business School two years before and was enjoying a meteoric rise at a Wall Street investment bank. Annie had graduated from Columbia Architecture School six months before, and she was reveling in the excitement of her first job with an important architecture group. It was her dream come true. And the handsome pair had spotted each other across a crowded room, and it was infatuation at first sight. It had been a great summer so far, and they were already talking about renting a ski house together with some of their friends. They were falling in love and looking forward to good times ahead.

Annie was having the time of her life: weekends with Seth, passionate lovemaking, happy times on the pretty little sailboat that he had just bought. She had it all, new man, new home, first big step in the career she had worked so hard for. She was on top of the world, twenty-six years old, tall, blond, beautiful. She had a smile that could have melted the world, and a lot to smile about. Her life these days was everything she had dreamed of.

She had to force Seth to leave that afternoon after another perfect weekend on his boat, but she had work to do. She wanted to spend some time on her first big project for a client meeting the following day. She knew she had to blow their socks off, and the plans she had been working on were meticulously done, and her immediate supervisor had shown a lot of respect for her ideas and was giving her a chance to shine. Annie was just sitting down at her drafting table when her cell phone rang. Although he had only left the apartment five minutes before, she thought it might be Seth. He called her sometimes on his way home, to tell her how much he already missed her.

She smiled, thinking of him, and then saw from the caller ID that it was Jane, her older sister by ten years. The two sisters were crazy about each other, and Jane had been like a mother to her since their parents had passed away when Annie was eighteen. Jane was happily married, lived in Greenwich, Connecticut, and had three adorable children. The two sisters looked almost like twins. Jane was a slightly older version of Annie, and she was looking forward to meeting Seth. He sounded like a keeper to her. All she hoped for Annie was that she would find someone as wonderful as her own husband Bill and be as happily married one day. Jane and Bill Marshall had been married for fourteen years and still acted like they were on their honeymoon. They were role models Annie hoped to emulate one day, but for now she was focused on her brand-new career, in spite of the delightful distraction provided by Seth for the past two months. Annie wanted to be a great architect one day.

"Is he there?" Jane asked conspiratorially, and her younger sister laughed. Jane was a freelance illustrator of children's books and a proficient artist, but she had always been more interested in her husband and children than in her career. Bill was the publisher of a small but respected publishing house. They had spent the weekend in Martha's Vineyard, closing up their summer house, and enjoying a romantic weekend away from their three kids.

"He just left," Annie answered.

"Why so early?" Jane sounded disappointed for her.

"I have to work. I have a big presentation tomorrow, to an important client, and I wanted to work on the plans."

"Good girl." Jane was infinitely proud of her little sister. She was a star in her eyes. "We'll be home in a couple of hours. We're just leaving now. Bill is pre-flighting the plane. It was gorgeous here this weekend. I hate to close the house." They loved the Vineyard, and so did their kids. They'd bought the house when their oldest, Lizzie, was born. She was twelve now, and the portrait of her mother. Ted was eight and looked just like Bill, with the same sweet nature and easygoing style. And Jane liked to say that her youngest, Katie, came from another planet. At five, she had opinions about everything, was incredibly bright, and was fearless. She was an old soul in a child's body, and she always said that she and her aunt Annie were best friends. "How's the weather in New York?" Jane asked her conversationally. It was hurricane season, but the weather at the Vineyard had been good.

"It's been hot and sunny all weekend, but they say there's a storm coming in tonight. It doesn't look like it to me," Annie answered.

"They're expecting a storm here too-the wind picked up an hour ago, but it looks okay so far. Bill wants to get home before it starts." He was waving to her from the plane then, and Jane grabbed her styrofoam cup of coffee and walked toward him, as she wound up the conversation with Annie. "I'll call you when I get home. Don't work too hard. . . . I love you. Why don't you bring Seth out to dinner next weekend?"

"I'll try. I may have to work, depending on how the meeting goes tomorrow. I love you too. Call me later," Annie said comfortably as they hung up and she went back to work. She spread out the plans and studied them carefully. She could see a few adjustments she wanted to make, just subtle ones, but she was a perfectionist and wanted everything to be flawless the next day. She began slowly and meticulously making the changes she had thought about all weekend.

Jane got into the plane that was her husband's pride and joy. He had been a navy pilot, and in love with planes all his life. This was the biggest one he'd had. It was a Cessna 414 Chancellor that seated eight. It was perfect for them, their three children, and their babysitter Magdalena when she came to the Vineyard with them, which left room for two friends, or the mountain of shopping bags and suitcases that Jane always dragged back and forth between Greenwich and the Vineyard. The plane was a luxury, but it meant more to Bill than their house and was his most beloved possession. Jane always felt totally safe when Bill was flying, more so than on any commercial flight. He kept his license current and was instrument rated.

"Get your ass in here," he said jokingly, as she pushed one more shopping bag into the plane. "There's a storm coming, and I want to get us home before it hits." The sky was darkening as he said it, and Jane's long blond hair was flying in the wind. She hopped in, and he leaned over and kissed her, and then concentrated on the dials in front of him. He had clearance to leave, and they had instruments if the weather got socked in. Bill put the headphones on and talked to the tower as Jane pulled a magazine out of her bag. She loved trashy gossip magazines and reading about famous actresses and their romances and breakups, and discussing them with Annie as though the celebrities were their friends. Bill loved to tease them about it.

He carefully watched the sky as they took off in a stiff wind, and he rose quickly to the altitude he'd been assigned by the tower. They would be landing at Westchester County Airport in roughly an hour. It was an easy flight, and he had to pay attention to the traffic around Boston. He chatted amiably with the tower several times and smiled at Jane. They'd had a nice weekend. As much as he loved them, it was nice to get away from the kids and have her to himself.

"Annie sounds serious about her new guy," Jane reported as he laughed.

"You're not going to be happy until you marry her off." He knew his wife well, and they both knew he was right. "She's still a kid, and she just started her first job."

"I was twenty-two when I married you," she reminded him. "Annie is twenty-six."

"You weren't as serious about your career as she is. Give her a chance. She's not exactly an old maid." There was no way she would ever be. She was young and beautiful, and men were always pursuing her. But Bill was right-Annie wanted to get her career as an architect squared away before she settled down, which sounded sensible to him. And she loved being an aunt, but wasn't ready to have kids.

Jane noticed that Bill was looking distracted then, and concentrating on the darkening sky. The air got choppy, and Jane could see that they were heading toward a storm. She didn't say anything to Bill, she didn't like to bother him when he was flying, so she looked out the window and then opened her magazine and took a sip of her coffee. A moment later, it splashed in her lap as the plane started to bounce.

"What was that?"

"There's a storm coming up," he said, with his eyes on the dials, and he let the controller know they were hitting a lot of chop, and got clearance to drop to a lower altitude. Jane could see a big airliner flying above them on their left, probably coming in from Europe, heading to Logan or JFK.

Their plane continued to bounce even at the lower altitude, and within minutes it grew worse, and Jane saw a bolt of lightning in the sky.

"Should we land?"

"No, we're fine," he smiled reassuringly, as it started to rain. They were over the Connecticut coast by then, and Bill turned to say something to her just when an explosion hit their left engine like a bomb, and the plane tipped crazily, as Bill concentrated on the controls.

"Shit, what was that?" Jane said hoarsely. Nothing like that had ever happened before, and Bill's face was tense.

"I don't know. It could be a fuel leak. I'm not sure," he said tersely, as his jaw clenched. He was fighting to control the plane as they lost altitude rapidly, and with that the engine caught fire, and he guided the plane down looking for a clearing to land. Jane said not a word. She just watched as Bill fought to level them out again, but he couldn't. They were listing badly and heading down at a frightening speed as he called in to the controller and told him where he was. "We're going down, our left wing is on fire," he said calmly, and Jane reached out and touched his arm. He never took his hand off the controls, and he told her he loved her. They were his last words as the Cessna hit the ground and exploded in a ball of fire.

Annie's cell phone rang again just as she was erasing a change she had spent an hour making on the plans. She didn't like it and was delicately changing it back. She was concentrating intensely, and then glanced at her phone lying on the drafting table. It was Jane, they had obviously gotten home. She almost didn't answer it, she didn't want to break her concentration, and Jane always wanted to chat.

Annie tried to ignore it, but the ringing was annoying and persistent, and finally she picked it up.

"Can I call you back?" she said as she answered, and was met by a flood of Spanish. Annie recognized the voice. It was Magdalena, the Salvadoran woman who took care of Jane and Bill's kids. She sounded frantic. Annie knew these calls well. Magdalena had her number for when Bill and Jane were away. She usually only called Annie when one of the kids got hurt, but Annie knew that her sister would be home within minutes, if she wasn't already there. She couldn't understand a word Magdalena said in rapid Spanish.

"They're on their way home," Annie reassured her. Usually it was Ted who had fallen out of a tree or off a ladder or bumped his head. He was an active boy and accident prone. The girls were a lot more sedate. Lizzie was almost a teenager, and Katie was a fireball, but she was more verbal than athletic and had never gotten hurt. "I talked to Jane two hours ago," Annie said calmly. "They should be home any minute."

With that, Magdalena exploded in another torrent of Spanish. She sounded as though she was crying, and the only word Annie understood was la policia. The police.

"What about the police? Are the kids okay?" Maybe one of them really had gotten seriously injured. So far it had only been small stuff, except for Ted's broken leg when he fell out of a tree at the Vineyard and his parents were there. "Tell me in English," Annie insisted. "What happened? Who got hurt?"

"Your sister?. . . the police call?. . . the plane?. . ." Annie felt as though she had been shot out of a cannon and was spinning in midair. Everything was in slow motion, and she could feel herself reeling at the words.

"What did they say?" Annie managed to grind out the words through the shards of glass in her thoat. Every word she formed was a physical pain. "What happened? What did the police SAY?" She was shouting at Magdalena and didn't know it. And all Magdalena could do was sob. "TELL ME, DAMMIT!" Annie shouted at her, as Magdalena tried to tell her in English.

"I don't know?. . . something happen?. . . I call her cell phone and she not answer?. . . they say?. . . they say?. . . the plane catch fire. It was the police in New London."

"I'll call you back," Annie said, and hung up on her. She finally got a police emergency number in New London, that referred her to another number. A voice asked her who she was, and after she told them, there was an interminable silence on the other end of the phone.

"Are you nearby?" the voice wanted to know.

"No, I'm not nearby," Annie said, torn between a sob and an urge to shout at this unknown woman. Something terrible had happened. She was praying they were only hurt. "I'm in New York," she explained. "What happened to the plane?" She gave them the call numbers of Bill's plane, and a different voice came on the phone. He said he was a captain, and he told her what she didn't want to know and never wanted to hear. He said the plane had exploded on impact and there were no survivors. He asked her if she knew who was on the plane.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2010

    What a waste of time

    I have not read a DS book in a long time but I think it is time for her to retire...all her books are too similar and on the boring, repetitive side. I decided to read this book because the story line sounded interesting but she kept repeating everything over and over again....seriously, how many times do we need to re-read the same thing??

    Very slow, very boring, very big waste of my time, got about 100 pages into the book and I had to dump it, it was just going no where with the characters or the story line.

    8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 13, 2010

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    intriguing family drama

    Twenty-six year old architect Annie Ferguson looks forward to starting on her new job and living in Manhattan with her boyfriend Seth. As she is euphoric and confident about the changes in her life, she thought nothing about her vow to be the guardian of her two nieces and nephew she made to her sister Jane. That is until Jane and her husband Bill die in a plane crash, so Annie raises the three preadolescent children (Liz, Ted and Katie). Seth cannot deal with the change so ends their relationship.

    Sixteen years later, Annie raised her wards with love while running a successful architectural firm. Ted attends law school, Katie is studying design at college; and Liz is a globetrotting Vogue editor. When Annie sprains her ankle, she goes to the emergency room where she meets TV news anchor Tom. Katie drops out of Pratt to work at a tattoo parlor while traveling to Teheran with her Iranian-American boyfriend Paul. Liz's French lover Jean-Louis seems back with his former lover Francoise, the mother of his child. Ted has a tryst with his older law professor, but when he tries to end their sexual relationship, Pattie stabs him in the hand.

    This intriguing family drama is an enjoyable contemporary as the aunt of the three orphaned children proves she is A Good Woman when she takes over raising them with the deaths of their parents. The tale contains way too much angst keeping the four subplots from gelling into a cohesive story line, but instead competes for the lead. Still fans will enjoy Danielle Steel's latest as the strong cast makes the case that family is the ultimate proof of chaos theory.

    Harriet Klausner

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 29, 2010

    Disappointing

    I have been a fan of Danielle Steel for quite a while, but I found this book to be repetitive and predictable. The synopsis was more interesting than the book itself. Although there were some story lines that could have been intriguing, they weren't developed to their potential. Not one of this author's best works.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2010

    Very good book

    I enjoyed this book I coudn't put it down.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 26, 2010

    New Ideas??

    Danielle Steel has a good book going here, very heart felt with Annie taking over and raising her neices and nephew. I found the story line interesting but it showed a lot of redundency throughout the book. I would read a paragraph and the same content was brought about again a paragraph or two later!! Is Danielle Steel just trying to increase her number of words put into the book? I think all her books are becoming basically the same story-line. Woman meets man, falls in love and all ends happily. The plot is just different. I need some new direction from her to keep reading.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 19, 2010

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    GOOD BOOK

    I REALLY ENJOYED THIS BOOK AND IT PUT THINGS IN PERSPECTIVE FOR ME, IN SOME WAYS. PARENTS DO THINGS FOR THIER KIDS, BUT THIERS ALWAYS A TIME FOR EVERYONE TO MOVE ON. I THINK THAT SOMETIMES WE ALL WANT TO HANG ON TO THE PAST. I JUST REALLY ENJOYED THIS BOOK. I'TS A WINNER FOR ALL.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 17, 2010

    Ugh....so predictable

    I guess after writing so many books, even good authors run out of ideas. The plot was so predictable and there was such much redundancy(ie what a great mother figure Anne was and how great a job she did raising the kids). There were so many sections I skimmed through just to get to the end. Not a fan of this author anymore...the books are all the same!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2012

    Highly recomended

    I'm almosy through reading the bok Family Ties and it's a great book. Danielle Steel never fails to write a good book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2012

    Four stars

    Enjoyed kept me entertained and wanting to read.

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  • Posted July 4, 2012

    Couldn't even finish it

    I was hopping on a flight with nothing to read and ran across this novel. I generally check out reviews before getting books and wished I would have before I got this one. It's one of the worst I've ever attempted to read. It was so bad, I couldn't even finish it and I'm hoping I can get my money back. As was mentioned in previous reviews, there was a lot of repetitiveness to it and it seems as though it was written by a junior high student - at best. Most of the other reviews cover the poor quality of writing. Adding one more, 1-star review has to help bring down the overall rating. Don't know how anyone could give it a rating any higher.

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  • Posted July 1, 2012

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    Awesome book but sad

    Very good!!! loved it to the end. Great family values.

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  • Posted June 8, 2012

    I am currently reading "Family Ties" by Danielle Steel

    I am currently reading "Family Ties" by Danielle Steel. I love the characters. They seem so real. The differences between the children are true to how families actually are. Annie is an amazing "mother". Danielle Steel has the magic touch that make's us (the readers) connect with the characters. Her novels are never boring, leaving me anxiously awaiting to read another one of her novels. I have been a fan of Ms. Steel for many years, she has provided me with many hours of entertainment. I give this book five stars and I I'm only on page 141. Thank you, Danielle for another great read.

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  • Posted May 13, 2012

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    Quick, easy read that I enjoyed. I was really into the book and

    Quick, easy read that I enjoyed. I was really into the book and actually woke up at 4:30 this morning to finish it because I wanted to see how it ended! This wasn't my favorite Danielle Steel book, but one I'd definitely recommend. I like how I know that in her books there will be a happy ending, but it has to be worked up to with plenty of problems along the way. If you're looking for a fun summer read, pick this one up.

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  • Posted February 18, 2012

    SPANISH BOOKS PLEse

    sres. Barnes y Noble
    a mi me gustan mucho el tipo de novela con algo de misterio romance y accion
    es por eso que siempre pido si tienen version en espaÑol para el nook
    miS Fvoritos son nora roberts, jdrobb, rosamunde pilcher, danielle steele wilburn tambien he leido algo del hijo de pilcher-
    si uds tuvieran este tipo de libros en espsniol con mucho gusto los compraria espero respuesta qRAACIAS.
    ROSINA KLOT

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2012

    Great Read

    as all of her books are this was really good and an easy read

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2011

    Great book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2011

    Okay

    Not my favorite. Had to force myself to finish it. It was okay at best.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    I love the bock as most of her books that I have read so far.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 16, 2011

    Love her books check out i heve always love Ds. / Nivia. :-)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2011

    Skip it

    Some junior high journalism student is apparently now writing under Danielle Stelle's name. Incredibly redundant, not sure this even went through editing?! Skip this one.

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