The House

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Transworld, Dec 1, 2009 - Fiction - 512 pages
34 Reviews

A young woman's dream, an old man's gift, and the surprises that await us behind every closed door. . .

The house on the hill outside San Francisco was magnificent, built in 1923 by a wealthy man for the woman he adored. When Sarah, a perfectly sensible lawyer, walks through its empty rooms, she is drawn to the once-grand mansion in a way she cannot explain.- to a drama that first unfolded in war-torn France, and to a history she never knew she had.

Using an unexpected legacy, Sarah takes on the dilapidated house and its mysteries.

With the help of architect Jeff Parker Sarah brings the exquisite house back to life, and as one relationship shatters and another begins, she discovers a whole new future.

A novel of daring and hope, of embracing life and taking chances ...

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Plot was predictable but the story was nice. - Goodreads
The ending was ridiculous. - Goodreads
Excess repetition and the ending felt a bit rushed. - Goodreads
She keeps writing the same stuff over and over again. - Goodreads
Yes, there is actually a reference to Helen Keller.) - Goodreads
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User Review  - Kati - Goodreads

I thought this was boring. I liked the plot in general, but found it predictable and silly. Read full review

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User Review  - Jeanne Halloran - Goodreads

I am on a Danielle Steel kick and reading her novels back to back. "The House" is an expertly told tale about a house, its history, and how it brings the lives of so many people together. I love the ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Danielle Steel is one of the world's most popular and highly acclaimed authors, with over ninety international bestselling novels in print and more than 600 million copies of her novels sold. She is also the author of His Bright Light, the story of her son Nick Traina's life and death; A Gift of Hope, a memoir of her work with the homeless; and Pure Joy, about the dogs she and her family have loved.

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