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The numbers game / Danielle Steel.

By: Steel, Danielle.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London, England : Pan Macmillan, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 270 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781509878338 (paperback).Subject(s): Young women -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Adultery -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Life change events -- Fiction | Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction | Choice (Psychology) -- Fiction | Self-realization in women -- Fiction | Connecticut -- Fiction | Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction | Paris (France) -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: Modern relationships come together, fall apart, and are reinvented over time, in this warm-hearted novel by the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel. Eileen Jackson was happy to set aside her own career dreams in order to raise a family with her husband, Paul, building an ordinary life in a Connecticut town. But when she discovers that Paul's late nights in the city are hiding an affair with a younger woman, she begins to question all those years of sacrifice and compromise. On the brink of forty, she fears it is too late to start over. Meanwhile, Paul's girlfriend Olivia, is struggling to find herself in the shadow of her mother, a famous actress, and her grandmother, a fiercely independent artist in her nineties. With their love and support, Olivia takes a major professional step. But she realizes she still has much to learn about herself before committing her life to someone else. Ultimately, Eileen decides to chase her own dreams as well, thousands of miles away in Paris. What awaits is an adventure that transforms her life and redefines her. At every age, there are challenges to be met and new worlds to discover. The Numbers Game shows us that it's never too late to turn a new page and start again.
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Eileen Jackson is forty. Her marriage is on the rocks, and her self-esteem is at an all-time low. Her children are struggling to come to terms with their parents' divorce and she knows she has to get her life back on track - fast. The realization of her talent and the opportunity to pursue a long-held ambition gives her the confidence to believe in herself and be the happiest she's ever been.Olivia Waters is twenty-seven. Beautiful, clever, successful, she is the woman who Eileen's husband has fallen in love with. What she swiftly comes to understand is that while an affair is fun, she's too young to take on the trappings and responsibilities of a father of three children - she has much to do in her life and she's not prepared to sacrifice ambition just yet.At ninety-two, Olivia's grandmother, Gabrielle, is a talented and internationally successful sculptor. She's enjoying life to the full, she's experienced the highs and lows of youth and middle age and now she knows what she wants out of life and who she wants to be with.Life is for living - at any age. It's about taking opportunities, and knowing when to take them. Because sometimes you have to walk through the storm clouds to discover the sun.

"Getting the most out of life is fun at any age"--Cover.

Modern relationships come together, fall apart, and are reinvented over time, in this warm-hearted novel by the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel. Eileen Jackson was happy to set aside her own career dreams in order to raise a family with her husband, Paul, building an ordinary life in a Connecticut town. But when she discovers that Paul's late nights in the city are hiding an affair with a younger woman, she begins to question all those years of sacrifice and compromise. On the brink of forty, she fears it is too late to start over. Meanwhile, Paul's girlfriend Olivia, is struggling to find herself in the shadow of her mother, a famous actress, and her grandmother, a fiercely independent artist in her nineties. With their love and support, Olivia takes a major professional step. But she realizes she still has much to learn about herself before committing her life to someone else. Ultimately, Eileen decides to chase her own dreams as well, thousands of miles away in Paris. What awaits is an adventure that transforms her life and redefines her. At every age, there are challenges to be met and new worlds to discover. The Numbers Game shows us that it's never too late to turn a new page and start again.