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Ransom: A Novel Kindle Edition
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Outside the gates of a California prison, Peter Morgan is released after four long years and vows to redeem himself in the eyes of the young daughters he left behind. Simultaneously, Carl Waters, a convicted murderer, is set on the path of freedom with him. That night, three hundred miles south in San Francisco, police detective Ted Lee comes home to a silent house; for twenty-nine years, he has been living for his job--and slowly falling out of love with his wife. Across town, in an exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood, a mother tries to shield her three children from the panic rising within her. Four months after her husband's death, Fernanda Barnes faces a mountain of debt she cannot repay, a world destroyed, and a marriage lost.
Within weeks, the lives of these four people will collide in ways none of them could have foreseen. For Fernanda, whose life had once been graced by beautiful homes, security, success, and stunning wealth, the death of her brilliant, brooding husband was already too much to bear. She simply couldn't imagine a greater loss, until a devastating crime rocks her family to its core--and brings Detective Ted Lee into her life.
A man of unshakable integrity, Lee will soon become the one person who tries to save Fernanda's family from a terrifying fate. Fernanda must draw on a strength she never knew she had. Racing against time in the underbelly of the criminal world, buffeted by the dark side of power, and unmoored by loss andbetrayal, no one can predict where this tragedy will take them.
Danielle Steel brilliantly explores the collision of a shocking crime with the ordinary lives of its victims in a novel that mesmerizes from start to finish. Ransom is at once a riveting evocation of life's inexplicable turns of fate and a testament to the human will to survive.
"From the Hardcover edition. --This text refers to the audio_download edition.
Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved --This text refers to the audio_download edition.
- ASIN : B001TLZF6S
- Publisher : Dell; Reprint edition (February 20, 2009)
- Publication date : February 20, 2009
- Language : English
- File size : 465 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 338 pages
- Page numbers source ISBN : 0385336322
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #100,229 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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It was really gripping and frightening at times
Took a while getting into it but excellent read
Well done Danielle Steel. I don't know how she does it with the range of subjects she uses.
I asked her about the book and here is a quote "its really good, I could not put it down, I really like Danielle Steel"
Enjoy it girls