By Danielle Steel
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
Every girl makes offerings. And not anyone has made more challenging offerings than Olivia Grayson. The tremendously profitable businesswoman neglected out on a lot of her children’s lives whereas she equipped her mythical home-furnishings empire. In Danielle Steel’s character-rich new novel, Olivia faces the prior, attempts to stability the current, and makes amends the place due, whereas nonetheless operating her significantly winning business.
THE SINS OF THE MOTHER
As a fashion of creating as much as them for time misplaced, Olivia spends months each year making plans a lavish vacation that everybody in her relatives will get pleasure from. This summer time she has prepared a dream journey within the Mediterranean on a sumptuous yacht, which she hopes stands out as the such a lot memorable holiday of all. Her lavish gesture each year expresses her love for them, and remorse in any respect the real occasions she overlooked in the course of her children’s more youthful years. Her more youthful daughter, Cassie, a hip London track manufacturer, refuses the invitation altogether, as she does each year. Her older daughter, Liz, lives in her mother’s shadow, with a fear of failure as she attempts to recapture her dream of being a author. And her sons, John and Phillip, paintings for Olivia, for larger or worse, with other halves who want they didn’t. within the attractiveness of the Riviera, this could be a summer time to recollect, with Olivia’s teenagers, grandchildren, and daughters-in-law on board. yet as with every family members accumulating, there are regularly surprises, and regardless of how glamorous the environment issues don’t regularly end up as ones hopes.
kin dynamics are complex, previous disappointments die demanding, and as forgiveness and brilliant revelations input into it, new bonds are shaped, and the long run takes on a brighter hue. And one after the other, with life’s irony, Olivia’s little ones locate themselves committing an identical “sins” for which they blamed their mom for therefore a long time. it's a summer season of compassion, vital classes, and truth.
The Sins of the Mother captures the various aspects of relations love: complicated, hard, humorous, passionate, and with a bit of luck enduring. alongside the best way, we're enthralled through an unforgettable heroine, a mom powerful adequate to take greater than her justifiable share of the blame, clever sufficient to recognize her childrens for who they are surely, and forgiving sufficient to like them unconditionally.
From the Hardcover edition.