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In Danielle Steel's gripping new novel, a reclusive woman opens up her home to her neighbors in the wake of a devastating earthquake, setting off events that reveal secrets, break relationships apart, and bring strangers together to forge powerful new bonds.

Meredith White was one of Hollywood's most recognizable faces. But a personal tragedy cut her acting career short and alienated her from her family. For the last 15 years, Meredith has been living alone in San Francisco with two trusted caretakers. Then, on a muggy late summer day, a massive earthquake strikes Northern California, plunging the Bay Area into chaos. Without a moment's hesitation, Meredith invites her stunned and shaken neighbors into her mostly undamaged home as the recovery begins. 

These people did not even realize that movie star Meredith White was living on their street. Now, they are sharing her mansion, as well as their most closely kept secrets. Without the walls and privacy of their own homes, one by one, new relationships are forged. For every neighbor, there is a story, from the doctor whose wife and children fear him, to the beautiful young woman dating a dishonorable man, to the aspiring writer caring for a famous blind musician.  

In the heart of the crisis, Meredith finds herself venturing back into the world. And thanks to the suspicions and dogged detective work of a disaster relief volunteer, a former military officer named Charles, a shocking truth about her own world is exposed. Suddenly Meredith sees her isolation, her estranged family, and even her acting career in a whole new light. 

Filled with powerful human dramas, Neighbors is a penetrating look at how our world can be upended in a moment. In a novel of unforgettable characters and stunning twists, acts of love and courage become the most powerful forces of all.

©2021 Danielle Steel (P)2021 Recorded Books

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  • Tatyana
  • 2021-01-07

Great book and great narration!

Yet, another great read from Ms. Steel . It was a suspenseful unraveling tale, a heartwarming story of betrayal, deception, romance and human connection. I enjoyed hearing about Meredith’s journey going from a reclusive movie star to rebuilding her world and shining in unexpected ways. I also loved Mr. Babson’s voice. I’ve listened to many books on my daily commutes and his narration stands out. Soothing and nicely paced, he brought the characters to life. Enjoyable all around.

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  • John
  • 2021-01-10

not my cup of tea

For its genre it is probably a very good book. It was not the genre I like best, but considering that it was enjoyable to hear.

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  • Sandy Burke
  • 2021-01-10

Danielle is spectacular!

Great characters, story lines, and recovery from long lasting pain. I could not stop listening!

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  • Ronnie Seitzman
  • 2021-01-08

A wonderful experience

Danielle Steel is a great author and definitely proved it with Neighbors.In my opinion this book is the very best story that she has written. BRAVO DANIELLE

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  • Cathleen
  • 2021-01-09

Outstanding women's fiction from Danielle Steel

Friendship, family drama, love, betrayal... I enjoyed getting to know all the characters and seeing how their lives intertwined. (Trigger warning: there is a domestic violence subplot) Overall I enjoyed the book, another great piece from Daniele Steel. Narration was perfect. The narrator really brought the characters to life and had a great tone that I enjoyed listening to. Will definitely seek out more titles from him.

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  • Serena
  • 2021-01-19

Great

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  • Lynda Richards
  • 2021-01-19

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Really didn't want this book to end. It was such a great story. Loved all the characters

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2021-01-19

Awesome story!

If you like Danielle Steel you will love this recording! I couldn’t wait to listen and didn’t want it to end!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2021-01-18

Exciting

Could not stop listening. Meridith is such a strong and passionate character in this book

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  • Sylvia
  • 2021-01-18

Danielle Steel never disappoints!

Long time since I devoured a book in one day. Don't pass this one by!