Format: Audio Book (CD)
Dimensions: 4.72 × 5.91 × 0.79 in
Published: October 26, 2010
Publisher: Random House Audio Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0307751341
ISBN - 13: 9780307751348
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Chapter One The sun was brilliant and hot, shining down on the deck of the motor yacht Blue Moon. She was 240 feet, eighty meters, of sleek, exquisite powerboat, remarkably designed. Pool, helipad, six elegant, luxurious guest cabins, a master suite right out of a movie and an impeccably trained crew of sixteen. The Blue Moon—and her owner—had appeared in every yachting magazine around the world. Charles Sumner Harrington had bought her from a Saudi prince six years before. He had bought his first yacht, a seventy-five-foot sailboat, when he was twenty-two. She had been called the Dream. Twenty-four years later, he enjoyed life on his boat as much as he had then. At forty-six, Charles Harrington knew that he was a lucky man. In many ways, seemingly, life had been easy for him. At twenty-one, he had inherited an enormous fortune and had handled it responsibly in the twenty-five years since. He had made a career of managing his own investments and running his family''s foundation. Charlie was well aware that few people on earth were as blessed as he, and he had done much to improve the lot of those less fortunate, both through the foundation and privately. He was well aware that he had an awesome responsibility, and even as a young man, he had thought of others first. He was particularly passionate about disadvantaged young people and children. The foundation did impressive work in education, provided medical assistance to the indigent, particularly in developing co
From the Publisher
Danielle Steel explores the perils of dating, relationships, and
love in a novel that takes us into the intoxicating, infuriating
world of three charming single men, also known as…
They were the best of friends and the most daunting of
bachelors....Charlie Harrington, a handsome philanthropist, has
such high expectations for his perfect bride that no mortal need
apply....Adam Weiss, a forty-something celebrity lawyer, prefers
his women very young, very voluptuous, and very short-term….And for
Gray Hawk, a gifted artist with a knack for attracting troubled
relationships, women are fine; it's just the idea of family he
can't imagine (particularly the family of the woman he's dating).
Now the three friends, spending their annual summer vacation
cruising the Mediterranean aboard Charlie's majestic yacht, are
about to have their bachelorhood rocked. By autumn all three will
fall precipitously into relationships they never saw coming.
Charlie begins dating a crusading social worker who couldn't be
further from his ideal-until he makes a stunning discovery about
her. Adam gets involved with his usual twenty-something
bombshell-only this one has a remarkable mind of her own. And Gray,
who has avoided both business and family like the plague, has
managed to fall head over heels for a successful career woman- who
just happens to be a mother as well.
As another holiday on the yacht approaches, and with it a turning
point in each man's life, the three bachelors are forced to face
the things that scare them most: their phobias about relationships,
the wounds of the past-and the kind of women who challenge their
deepest terrors. What happens next will spark big changes for
Charlie, Adam, and Gray-and might just put an end to their
carousing days forever. For as the once-carefree trio is about to
discover, love is the most unpredictable adventure of all.
Filled with all the joy, complexity, and unexpected surprises of
life, Toxic Bachelors is Danielle Steel at her
poignant and penetrating best.
From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Danielle Steel has been hailed as one of the world's most popular
authors, with over 520 million copies of her novels sold. Her many
international bestsellers include Safe Harbour, Johnny
Angel, Dating Game, Answered Prayers, Sunset in St. Tropez, The
Cottage, The Kiss, and other highly acclaimed novels. She is
also the author of His Bright Light, the story of her son
Nick Traina's life and death.
From the Hardcover edition.