Happy Birthday by Danielle SteelHappy Birthday by Danielle Steel

Happy Birthday

byDanielle SteelRead byAngela Dawe

Audio Book (CD) | July 24, 2012

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Valerie Wyatt is the queen of gracious living and the arbiter of taste with a successful TV show. Since her long-ago divorce, she's worked hard to reach the pinnacle of her profession and to create a camera-ready life in her Fifth Avenue penthouse. So why is she so depressed? All the hours with her personal trainer, the careful work of New York's best hairdressers, cosmetic surgeons, and her own God-given bone structure and great looks can't fudge the truth or her lies about it: Valerie is turning sixty.

Valerie's daughter, April, has no love life, no rest, and no prospect of that changing in the foreseeable future. Her popular one-of-a-kind restaurant in downtown New York, where she is chef and owner, consumes every ounce of her attention and energy. Ready or not, though, April's life is about to change, in a tumultuous transformation that begins the morning it hits her: She's thirty. And what does she have to show for it? A restaurant, no man, no kids.

Jack Adams once threw a football like a guided missile. Twelve years after retiring from the NFL, he is the most charismatic sports analyst on TV, a man who has his pick of the most desirable twenty-something women. But after a particularly memorable Halloween party, Jack wakes up on his fiftieth birthday, his back thrown out of whack, feeling every year his age.

A terrifying act of violence, an out-of-the-blue blessing, and two extremely unlikely love affairs soon turn lives inside out and upside down. In a novel brimming with warmth and insight, beginning on one birthday and ending on another, Valerie, April, and Jack discover that life itself can be a celebration-and that its greatest gifts are always a surprise.

Danielle Steel has been hailed as one of the world’s most popular authors, with over 590 million copies of her novels sold. Her many international bestsellers include Happy Birthday, 44 Charles Street, Legacy, Family Ties, Big Girl, Southern Lights, and other highly acclaimed novels. She is also the author of the story of her son Nick ...
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Title:Happy BirthdayFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:7 × 5 × 1.38 inPublished:July 24, 2012Publisher:Brilliance AudioLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1455897930

ISBN - 13:9781455897933

Reviews

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Happy Birthday Most of the story was okay (with the exception of a ridiculous choice by April), but as usual the author doesn’t seem to trust the readers, she repeats the same information as if we hadn’t absorbed it the first twelve times she told us. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-08-14