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In peak form, Steel examines the effects of power on the lives of male and female CEOs in this insightful, all-too realistic novel. Divorcée Fiona Carson has only two priorities in her life: her two children and her corporation. Other than those focuses, her life might as well be spent in a convent. Her concern at the moment is finding the person on her board of directors who is leaking sensitive information to the press. CEO Marshall Weston is her opposite. He splits his out-of-office time between his two families: his wife and his three nearly grown children and his mistress and their seven-year-old twins. Marshall is able to keep all the balls in the air until a cancer-surviving former employee claims he bedded her and then fired her, and she’s ready to tell her story to the press. Suddenly Marshall is on the denial trail, trying to keep his private life from imploding. Steel forthrightly juxtaposes the private lives of Fiona and Marshall to dramatize just how differently men and women handle corporate power and personal responsibility. --Pat Henshaw --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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“In peak form, Steel examines the effects of power on the lives of male and female CEOs in this insightful, all-too realistic novel . . . to dramatize just how differently men and women handle corporate power and personal responsibility.”Booklist
 
“Connecting two powerful CEOs through their children’s romantic involvement, the author uses her signature low-key . . . style to examine personal and professional morality. . . . Appealing fare from Steel.”Kirkus Reviews --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio; MP3 Una edition (May 13, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1491523336
  • ISBN-13: 978-1491523339
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.5 x 6.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,325 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,089,165 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I am sorry but I feel Danielle Steel (much as i love her) has not changed her story line. Of course, if it works don't change it and it has worked for so many years why should she change it now. Only thing I see her changing is the names, times, locations but she is using the same formula she has used for years. Keep hoping each time a new novel comes out it will be fresh and different,...but it isn't.
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Format: Hardcover
Terrible grammar. I cannot believe that the editor's allowed this, it was awful. The sentences were incomplete and it seemed as if every other sentence started with the word "And". She repeats the same things over and over multiple times what the characters are thinking which was very repetitive.
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Reading a good Danielle Steel book is like eating comfort food. And this book was one of her best!
I read my first book by her over 30 years ago and have read many more through the years. I strayed for awhile - been reading a lot of Marie Force's books (love her). But I hope Danielle Steel continues writing books as good as Power Play.
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This was my first Danielle steel book and I am in shock as to why her books are so popular. Due in part to my stubbornness to finish books that I start and in part to the secret hope that the book would eventually get better I eventually got through the book. Barely. I had to skim a lot of passages though (repetitive doesn't even begin to describe it). Simply put, her writing sucks but that doesn't even begin to cover all the bones I have to pick with this book. For example,
-she does a lot of "telling" us what the characters are feeling and who they are instead of "showing" through actions and dialogue. It leaves nothing open to interpretation for the reader to wonder and make up their own mind about the characters not to mention it becomes extremely grating and annoying after the 2md time she does it.
-along the same lines, main characters are very 2 dimensional and minor ones are basically caricatures.
-there is no plot, and any tension is resolved by very obvious deus ex machina devices.
-her arm chair philosophy that is at the center of this book (men vs women in power and character) is talked about over and over again with absolutely no subtlety.

I am basically ranting at this point since I'm so upset with the quality of this book. Save your money people, this book is absolutely not worth it!
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Format: Hardcover
I was at the airport a week ago buying a book that cost $8 by Danielle Steele, thinking it would surely be easy to read on my return flight. I wasn't expecting the Greatest Literary Classic Ever Written, but neither was I realizing I stood to lose more IQ points than I did trying to fathom the popularity of 50 Shades of Grey books. I’m not an English major, but anyone with a high school education at this point will have difficulty reading this book. It actually reminds me of the books we use to learn how to read in 1st grade.

It's akin to those Dick and Jane “We See” books where you read, “See Dick. See Jane. See Jane run.” Eventually, you graduated to their dog, Spot running or something when we could handle double syllables. I understand that a few ‘ands’ can cause a reader to read faster, but a book filled copiously with the word ‘and’ ends up superfluous and jerky. My only guess is that, unless Dell accidentally published the 1st draft instead of the final version, Ms. Steele wanted us to read her book as fast as possible, before we realized how poorly it was written.

This is what she thinks and this is what she does. And this is what he thinks. Characters are 2-dimensional caricatures, and I've never seen so many people with such adamant resolute decision making skills or thought processes. We're told this and told that, nothing is open to interpretation. (No, there are no 50 Shades of Grey here; it’s black and white, very definitive and you'll be told exactly how someone feels and thinks before you even understand entirely why - if you're ever told why, because you're never going to be shown anything). And this is what he does, and then does this and does this because he wants that.
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I like most Danielle Steele books but what happened to this one. The story bounces all over and I really don't understand why she thought it would flow together. There's to many stories without enough depth in any of them. Huge waste of money.
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Really wanted to like this book. It was written poorly and lacked any excitement. I haven't read any books by Danielle Steel in over ten years, so maybe my tastes in books have grown. This book was written in an over simplistic and almost juvenile manner. Kind of insulting to the reader. As other reviewers said, there was so much repeat it lacked any depth. Wish I could get my money back for this book. Really bummed I spent the time to read it and finished it. I really wanted to like this book, but could not. I do not recommend.
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It was good if you are tired and just want something to read so you can fall asleep. Otherwise it was predictable and wordy.
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