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Boils down to a simple little love story.
on April 21, 2013
Okay, typical sort of romance. Boy meets girl (in Paris). Boy can't have girl because:
a. He is married (and he is married to the boss's daughter)
b. Girl is married (and she is married to a high powered politician and presidential hopeful).
They have an opportunity to connect, when there is a possible fire/event/bomb at the Paris Ritz. She, Olivia Thatcher, slowly wanders away from the crowd. He, Peter Haskell, notices and follows. They make a love connection over coffee. He takes her back to the hotel. She, however, does not return to the uncaring husband. Rather she runs off to a small fishing village in France. He learns that she has disappeared, when he sees the story on the news. He remembers a sweet village she talked about. He gets a car and follows her there. He finds She. Although, they agree the relationship should not go farther, well, it does.
They return to Paris and back to their miserable lives. She has pointed out to He, how miserable his life truly is back at home.
After a tragedy, She leaves her husband. The story is out that She is recovering someplace from a breakdown. She eventually lets He know she is back in France.
He and his father-in-law (Boss) have a terrible row over a business matter and the Boss has a heart attack. His daughter, Wifey, runs to his aid and blames He for nearly killing Boss.
He finally is forced to "sell out his soul/ethics" to keep peace and make Boss and Wifey happy. However, when push comes to shove, He just can't do it. So, He follows his principles. Wifey leaves him.
She finds him and presumably all is happy ever after.
Again, with Danielle Steel, I find so many sentences run on. Thoughts seem too circular and redundant. There were a number of typos in the version/copy I read.
Some good story lines. But, rather juvenile.