Outside the gates of a Californian 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. 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 exclusive Pacific Heights, Fernanda Barnes faces a mountain of debt, 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 security, success, and stunning wealth, the death of her brilliant husband four months earlier was already too much to bear. Now, a devastating crime rocks her family and brings Detective Ted Lee into her life. A man of unshakable integrity, Lee becomes 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.
Danielle Steel has been hailed as one of the world's most popular authors, with over 520 million copies of her novels sold. Her many international bestsellers include Dating Game, Answered Prayers, The Cottage, The Kiss, Susnset in San Tropez, Leap of Faith, Lone Eagle, Journey, The House on Hope Street, The Wedding, Irresistible Forces and other highly acclaimed novels. She is also the author of His Bright Light, the story of her son Nick Traina's life and death.