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Publisher's Summary

In this blockbuster novel from Danielle Steel, two estranged sisters get the chance to connect again and right the wrongs of the past. 

Melissa Henderson is leading a quiet life. Once a best-selling author, she now pours all her energy into renovating a Victorian house nestled in the foothills of rural New England. Six years ago, she lost her young son to cancer, and her marriage dissolved. She stopped writing. It was only when she bought the old house that Melissa found a purpose, and came alive as she made it beautiful again. 

After a wildfire that threatens her home appears on the news, Melissa receives a call from her sister, Hattie. They were close once, but that was before Melissa withdrew from the world. Now Hattie, who became a nun at 25, is determined to help Melissa turn a new page, even if it means reopening one of the most painful chapters of her life. 

At 16, a pregnant Melissa was sent to a gloomy convent in Ireland to have - and give up - her baby, to spare the family shame. All these years later, Hattie feels compelled to embark on a journey that will change both their lives forever, and track down the child Melissa gave up. 

Finding Ashley is a masterpiece of contemporary drama and tells a gripping story of the strength of the human spirit to chase an impossible dream. It is the story of two strong, brave women turning wrenching loss into reconnection, and a family reunited after bringing dark secrets into the light.

©2021 Danielle Steel (P)2021 Recorded Books

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predictable story

I found the characters to be unrealistic and the story predictable. ok but not great.

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  • Martha
  • 04-05-2021

classic DS, easy and uplifting listening pleasure

I highly recommend!
as always, a great DS story!
check it out..
make you happen

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  • Country Belle
  • 08-05-2021

Beautifully sad story

Loved this story. Brought tears and smiles. I felt I was there with the characters. Danielle is a very talented writer and I thank her for sharing.

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  • Renee Bogman
  • 04-05-2021

touching

easy to listen to and totally enjoyable
the sad parts were short and didn't consume the story

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  • Karen S
  • 04-05-2021

Excellent book

What a great book & excellent story. One of top favorites of Danielle Steel. I would highly recommend.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-05-2021

Finding Ashley

Danielle Steel has written alot of poorly written books but this one is rediculas. Though the story could be interesting it's impossible to get past the repetitions. She writes as if her readers are morons and repeats herself constantly as if we need reinforcement of what she said two paragraphs earlier. I've often wondered if she's been told to write her books based on how many words to use.

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  • Izi
  • 01-05-2021

Hard to enjoy

The book is great , but the narrator isn't right for this story. Boring, monotone voice.
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  • JCM
  • 17-06-2021

Read. This. Book!

Seeing as I have read almost every book by DS this one is right at the top of the list. There is not any aspect of this book I did not care for. It starts out with a cold female personality who seems simply miserable. Of course, it gets much more complicated with a strained sibling relationship, a child given up for adoption unwillingly and a twist from the catholic diocese.
Lots of sacrifices, rebuilt relationships.

More information would be a spoiler. Buy this and sit back and enjoy for yourself.

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  • Brenda Lapham
  • 15-06-2021

one of her best

it's nice to read one of her books that has you traveling the world again

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  • Dianne6406
  • 05-06-2021

boring

very slow and boring and the guy telling the story had no emotions to his voice I don't know how I made it through the book

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  • Angelindiskyes
  • 02-06-2021

Danielle Steele is such an amazing writer

absolutely wonderful as are all of her books...can't wait for the next one to come out

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