Journey (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Feb 25, 2009 - Fiction - 368 pages
18 Reviews
Everyone knows Madeleine and Jack Hunter. Maddy is an award-winning TV anchorwoman. Jack is the head of her network. To the world, theirs is a storybook marriage. But behind the doors of their lush Georgetown home a different story emerges.

Maddy has always tried to deny Jack’s subtle put-downs, control, and jealousy. She has no bruises, only the daggers of fear, humiliation, and isolation — as powerful as the gun or the fist, the wounds as deep. It seems impossible that a woman the nation idolizes lives in degradation and fear. Maddy’s secrets are well kept, even from herself.

Maddy’s healing begins when she joins the First Lady’s Commission on Violence Against Women. There, she hears eerily familiar stories from terrified wives and girlfriends. And there she comes to know Bill Alexander, a distinguished diplomat. Bill suspects that something is terribly wrong in Maddy’s marriage and begs her to open her eyes.

As she takes the first steps toward freedom, a remarkable series of events unfolds ... a stranger from Maddy’s past reappears ... White House headlines bring the nation to a standstill ... and a devastating tragedy forces Maddy to realize how much has been taken from her. Faced with the most difficult choice of her life, Maddy finds a strength she never knew she had and a gift that will change her life forever.

With wisdom and compassion, bestselling novelist Danielle Steel reminds us that no one is exempt from the effects of abuse, in its subtlest forms. But at its core, Journey is a book about hope, about change, and about daring to be free.


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User Review  - Maxine - Goodreads

I have read many of DS books and I found this one to be one of her best. I must admit, I haven't read any of her books for years, so it was a nice change and a good story behind the love story. I would recommend it to a DS fan :) Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
12
Section 3
27
Section 4
47
Section 5
71
Section 6
83
Section 7
106
Section 8
114
Section 14
208
Section 15
227
Section 16
242
Section 17
251
Section 18
271
Section 19
280
Section 20
293
Section 21
313

Section 9
144
Section 10
152
Section 11
159
Section 12
169
Section 13
192
Section 22
323
Section 23
335
Section 24
349
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About the author (2009)

Danielle Steel has been hailed as one of the world's most popular authors with over 430 million copies of her novels sold. Her many international bestsellers include: The House on Hope Street, The Wedding, Irresistible Forces, Granny Dan, Bittersweet, Mirror Image, The Klone and I, The Long Road Home, The Ghost, Special Delivery, The Ranch, 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.


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