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 earlier than middle of the night, 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 ideal international fall to pieces…. Grammy-winning singer Melanie unfastened involves a turning element in her existence and career…. Photographer Everett Carson reveals new objective amid the carnage…and Sister Maggie Kent, a nun who works with the homeless, searches throughout the rubble—and is aware that there's a lot to be done….
As the town staggers again to lifestyles, a series response of outstanding occasions will contact each one of the survivors…. Sarah discovers a criminal offense and a betrayal, then a power she by no means knew she had. Volunteering at a refugee camp opens new worlds of chance for Melanie. Everett will forge an not likely dating with Maggie, who is helping him rebuild his shattered life—and upends her personal within the strategy. And as a yr passes each one discovers the unforeseen presents in a tragedy’s wake…and the superb grace of recent beginnings.
Throughout those enchanting pages, Danielle metal creates a gorgeous array of contrasts —from the dazzle of a society profit to the chaos of a makeshift health facility, from the pampered lives of rock stars to the quiet heroism of emergency volunteers. it's her so much robust and life-affirming novel thus far.
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There was a single red EXIT sign glowing weakly on a far wall beyond the reception area. In the dimly lit foreground, he saw no less than a half dozen desks silhouetted by the eerie red glow, each one equipped with a standard office telephone, a computer tower with an unlit monitor screen, a file cabinet off to the side and an office chair pulled up to it. Complementing the spooky scene was a neat row of walkie-talkies lined up on the desk sergeant’s counter beside the police radio array. There was not a single solitary living soul in sight.
Tom patted her lightly on the shoulder. “I won’t, I promise. I just want to make sure that you’re okay. ” The girl seemed to snap out of it somewhat as she peered into Tom’s eyes. “I thought you were somebody else,” she began. “Someone has been chasing me for the last couple of hours. He’s very dangerous. I thought I’d lost him a while back and then my car ran out of gas on the north side. I ran on foot until I found this Jeep parked at Riverside Hospital. So I got in and drove out here, trying to find a way out of town.
It was as if he were driving through a ghost town. The cold kept him alert as he negotiated the hills and dales of Colonial Hills. The sheer darkness and lack of any movement, vehicular or otherwise, was absolutely cryptic. Somewhere in the back of his mind, he was fairly certain that he wasn’t going to find anyone no matter where he went tonight. He was and always had been an optimist, but he was also a realist. The fact that he had not seen so much as a single shred of life in Worthington thus far indicated a reality that was, as impossible as it was to conceive, likely.
Amazing Grace by Danielle Steel