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Turning Point

Narrated by: Todd McLaren
Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
4 out of 5 stars (30 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In Danielle Steel’s powerful new novel, four trauma doctors - the best and brightest in their field - confront exciting new challenges, both personally and professionally, when given an unusual opportunity.

Bill Browning heads the trauma unit at San Francisco’s busiest emergency room, SF General. With his ex-wife and daughters in London, he immerses himself in his work and lives for rare visits with his children. A rising star at her teaching hospital, UCSF at Mission Bay, Stephanie Lawrence has two young sons, a frustrated stay-at-home husband, and not enough time for any of them. Harvard-educated Wendy Jones is a dedicated trauma doctor at Stanford, trapped in a dead-end relationship with a married cardiac surgeon. And Tom Wylie’s popularity with women rivals the superb medical skills he employs at his Oakland medical center, but he refuses to let anyone get too close, determined to remain unattached forever.

These exceptional doctors are chosen for an honor and a unique project: to work with their counterparts in Paris in a mass-casualty training program. As professionals, they will gain invaluable knowledge from the program. As ordinary men and women, they will find that the City of Light opens up incredible new possibilities, exhilarating, enticing, and frightening.

When an unspeakable act of mass violence galvanizes them into action, their temporary life in Paris becomes a stark turning point: a time to face harder choices than they have ever made before - with consequences that will last a lifetime. 

©2019 Danielle Steel (P)2019 Recorded Books

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Boring storyline with very minimal romance

Not worth reading as storyline is very predictable at times and you do not warm up to the characters. There is no love story to speak of and you feel disappointed at the blah ending.

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Turning point

Loved every word of it narrated well I’ve never read a bad story by this author .Cant wait to get my next story

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Disappointed

Not as good as most of her books a bit long winded and drawn out . There are too many characters and not a lot of guts to the story.

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  • Wanda Mitcham
  • 13-01-2019

Hard to get into

To much information at start of book. Confusing. Hard to distinguish players. Took me till chapter 6 or 7 to really understand parts.

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  • JCM
  • 01-03-2019

Just okay.....

I was on the fence about even buying this one. It was okay but nothing special. There were a few chapters that had some substance but the bulk of it was very predictable. Family drama, over sexed single men, adultery, sick children.

The narrator was good for the male roles but terrible for the female roles.

Seems Danielle Steele took a break when she created this one. Looking forward to the next one from DS and hoping it's better than this one.

Wait for it to go on sale.

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  • Cheryl A. Napper
  • 12-01-2019

No No No

So sad I have been waiting for a new book from Danielle Steel but this is not good. There is a too much retelling of the same thing, feels like just a filler. Never got attached to any of the character. Not enjoyable

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  • Susanne Polos
  • 05-03-2019

Too shallow

Oh my goodness. What an awfully written book. Its like the author needed to remind herself in every chapter what had happened or what the characters are feeling. Repeat, repeat, repeat. And then when something actually happens (the school shooting and meningitis), it is over in a flinch and does not get into detail enough. Well, nothing gets too deep. I did not care for the characters, though they had huge potential, but they were handled too shallow. Sorry, story line gets one star.

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  • Claudette
  • 22-04-2019

Very disappointing

Very disappointing for a Danielle Steel production. Perhaps the story would not have seemed as boring if it was narrated by someone else with a more lively voice.

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  • Woodstock
  • 15-01-2019

Oh please...

This was terrible. The repetition was ridiculous. We get the point, time to move on to the next thought. OMG Stephanie! Most annoying woman ever. I can’t imagine how someone so stupid could be a well respected trauma doctor. Danielle Steele does not write like she used to. 😞

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  • Patricia Wonacott
  • 06-02-2019

Predictable

Ho-hum..not much of a plot but I got through it anyway..before I fell asleep

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  • Sherry
  • 11-01-2019

Boring!!!!

Do not waste your time unless you are just needing something to put you to sleep.

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  • Jess71
  • 10-03-2019

i love danielle steele

i feel like this book was short, i wanted more. i love her, but this booknledt me hanging.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-02-2019

Narration was BORING.

The book was not that well written, narrator made it worse, had to struggle to finish.

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  • Sandra A.Lambe
  • 31-01-2019

Good listen

I found this listen most enjoyable and entertaining another Danielle Steele epic with everything I've always expected from her

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  • pamela c.
  • 08-07-2020

Excellent

It was so good I didn’t want to stop listening, the reader was perfect he kept you interested and wanting to know what was coming next

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  • Susan Mahon
  • 30-05-2020

brilliant

loved it brilliant gripping sad wanted more. a must to read again. well written well done

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  • Mrs Ann S
  • 16-02-2020

Turning point

Very enjoyable -my first Audible book.a very good story well written as usual by one of my favourite authors-also very well read and delivered by Todd McLaren.

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  • GINA FORD
  • 10-01-2020

Great read

Excellent but lovely to understand the home & work pressures of these professional people are constant page turner

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  • lynda cass
  • 05-06-2019

brilliant

this book was brilliant I would recommend it to anyone superbly written to the end

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  • Jo shean
  • 15-03-2019

love everything about it......😎😀😀💜💛

loved everything about this. I was actually with the people who was in it 😎