44 Charles Street by Danielle Steel

By Danielle Steel

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BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Danielle Steel's Betrayal. (2012 book)

A magical transformation occurs in Danielle Steel's luminous novel: Strangers turn into roommates, roommates develop into neighbors, and pals turn into a family members in a turn-of-the-century residence in Manhattan's West Village.

The plumbing used to be at risk of leaks, the furnishings rescued from storage revenues. and each sq. inch was once being devotedly restored to its unique splendor--even as a dating fell to items. Now Francesca Thayer, newly separated from her boyfriend, is all of sudden the only loan payer on her Greenwich Village townhouse. The suffering paintings gallery proprietor does the mathematics after which the unbelievable. She places out an commercial for boarders, and shortly her domestic turns into an entire new world.

First comes Eileen, a clean, beautiful L.A. transplant, now a brand new York urban schoolteacher. Then there's Chris, a tender father scuffling with for custody of his seven-year-old son. The...

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Daniel wiped his wet palms on his slacks and gripped the wheel. " "I don't know. It's too early. " "She needs a transfusion. " "Give her more. " Daniel jerked his eyes up and saw what had set Lori shouting. The car's beams illuminated a man in the middle of the road, walking toward them. 40 ADAM Nate was on an emergency hotline; his words caught in his throat. Daniel was on the gas, muscles frozen solid. Lori was screaming bloody murder. "Stop! " He switched his foot to the brake pedal and jammed it to the floor.

Keep them back, Brit. Way back. I want zero site contamination. " Daniel had made no secret of the fact that he didn't think they should use a tactical team on this one, much less a team he didn't know. Brit had agreed, but protocol won the day: armed suspect plus hostile scene equaled tactical purview. Brit chambered a round in his Glock. "Alpha team is taking half a squad up the flank. " 'Just keep them out of my scene until I'm in," Daniel said, glancing up at the rearview mirror. The hardened special agent who would officially be handed the case if Daniel went dark was 29 TED DEKKER nothing more than a ghosdy figure by the amber light of the dashboard.

I'm Dave, he's Jose. " She knew what he meant. —thirteen minutes? Particularly those who have taken a direct gunshot wound to the head. "The bullet didn't penetrate his skull. With any luck we have pulseless V-fib caused by shock. Keep that wound pressurized, give me your AED, and put him on a peripheral IV, wide open. " the one named Jose asked. They slid to a stop and together the paramedics released the scissoring gurney legs and lowered it to the ground. Lori dropped to her knees, grabbed Daniel's black T-shirt, and ripped it open with a grunt.

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