By Danielle Steel
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Paris, L.A., and the area of able to put on type supply wealthy backdrops for Danielle Steel’s deeply regarding tale of a talented fashion designer whose expertise and force have introduced her everything—except the facility to erase her previous and belief relationships.
big apple. London. Milan. Paris. style Week in all 4 towns. A month of never-ending interviews, events, and unflagging paintings and a spotlight to aspect on the semiannual able to put on style shows—the recognized prêt-à-porter. on the middle of the hurricane and avalanche of labor is American Timmie O’Neill, whose popular line, Timmie O, is the embodiment of informal stylish, in type and for the house. She has created a company that conjures up, fills, and consumes her existence.
With an unerring intuition for what the following pattern should be, an innate genius for enterprise, tireless hard work, and sheer fearlessness, ranging from not anything, over twenty years Timmie has outfitted a world empire that has introduced her huge, immense pride and luck. In a global the place humility and compassion are all too infrequent, her humor, kindness, integrity, and creativity are inspirational. but as blessed as she feels by means of her luck, Timmie harbors the personal wounds of a devastating formative years and earlier tragedy. She is just too clever, too skilled, and too harm to wish a lot in her own existence past a succession of handy, very constrained relationships. constantly prepared to take dangers in company, she by no means dangers her heart.
yet regardless of her well-ordered and hugely managed global, it seems that Timmie O’Neill isn't really resistant to magic while it moves. And it moves in Paris in the course of Paris model Week, whilst an fascinating Frenchman comes into her existence whilst she will get in poor health. firstly, Timmie and Jean-Charles Vernier are just sufferer and medical professional. They develop into confidants and acquaintances, corresponding at a secure distance among Paris and l. a. as soon as she is going domestic. there's each for the reason that they need to stay aside. yet neither can deny their turning out to be friendship and the electrical energy that sparks every time they meet.
First Sight is as complicated and compelling as glossy lifestyles itself. Careers, households, histories, losses, responsibility, legal responsibility, and worry of wasting regulate and getting damage. it's a story of bold to take hazards, and wasting regulate simply enough to have a existence, whilst the chance offers itself. while very assorted worlds and strong-willed humans collide, every little thing alterations right away, as they confront the age-old query of no matter if to put oneself naked and probability intimacy—or now not. Are they courageous adequate to stand what comes subsequent? and should they do it jointly or apart?
Praise for First Sight
“A novel approximately love, in all its heartbreaking and luxurious forms.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Steel is without doubt one of the world’s hottest authors, and this poignant romance is bound to please her many dependable fanatics and succeed in many new readers, too.”—Booklist
“Steel deftly phases heartstring-tugging moments.”—Publishers Weekly
From the Hardcover edition.