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The Whittiers

Written by: Danielle Steel
Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
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Publisher's Summary

In this heartwarming novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel, adult siblings find their way back home—and back to each other—after loss.

Preston and Constance Whittier have built a happy life together, with a brood of six children raised in a beautiful historic Manhattan mansion. Now, with a nearly empty nest, it’s easier than ever for the Whittiers to maintain their tradition of a solo romantic “Wintermoon” ski trip.

But with this year’s trip comes tragedy, and suddenly the Whittier’s adult children find themselves reuniting in the family home without their parents for the first time ever. The oldest, Lyle, is reaching a breaking point in his marriage and must decide whether a divorce would be best for him and his two children. Gloria’s big job on Wall Street has kept her single at thirty-nine, and growing ever more cynical. The twins, Caroline and Charlie, moved out long ago to start a fashion business that may now be faltering. Benjie, with special needs, is hit hard by the loss of his parents and needs his siblings’ help. And Annabelle, the youngest, drops out of college and starts to spin out of control.

The eldest four are forced to put aside their personal issues and their grief to keep the family together and support each other and their two youngest siblings. Selling the house, along with all the memories that live in its walls, feels like yet another devastating loss. Could there be another way, as unconventional as it seems?

©2022 Danielle Steel (P)2022 Recorded Books

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Great story

one of her best ones - love her family stories the most . Good narrator as well.

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Very enjoyable

I thoroughly enjoyed this book…. And I’m Looking forward to the next book of hers …

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Awesome book

I love this book and of course DS has released another awesome book!! Thanks you ❤️

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This was another great story by DS. Heartaches, tragedy and Love. She never disappoints. Interesting and a very nice easy listen.

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Enjoyed this very much. Well read and finished in a couple days. Looking forward to hearing more from this narrator.

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He sounded like he either had marbles in mouth or was choking. Hardest narrator to listen to. It’s too bad because it’s a decent story.

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The narrator was not best suited for this book. It felt like he was the “IN A WORLD” YouTuber who didn’t “feel” what I am sure DS has intended her listeners to hear. Disappointed. 😫

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