Fairytale By Danielle Steel
Book/Novel Author: Danielle Steel
Book/Novel Title: Fairytale
***NEW YORK TIMES* BESTSELLER A wonderful, beautifully told tale from Americas favorite novelist, *Fairytale* is a captivating example of the truths that will always withstand even the darkest storms, and a reminder that sometimes fairytales do come true, and good prevails over evil in the end.**
Camille Lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley, surrounded by acres of her familys vineyards. Her parents, Christophe and Joy, still deeply in love after two decades of marriage, have built a renowned winery and château modeled after Christophes ancient family estate in his native Bordeaux. Camille has had a perfect childhood, safe in her parents love. After graduating from Stanford, she returns to help manage Château Joy, her lifetime goal. But their fairytale ends suddenly with her mothers death from cancer.
Six months after losing his wife, the devastated Christophe is easy prey for a mysterious, charming Frenchwoman visiting the valley. The Countess de Pantin is the essence of Parisian seductiveness and sophistication. Within weeks they are a clandestine couple, making love like teenagers, glowing with their secret. Camille, still grieving for her mother, is shocked by the news that her father intends to remarry. Then she begins to see past the alluring looks, designer clothes, and elegant manners of the countess, while her innocent father is trapped in her web.
When tragedy strikes again, Camille is at her stepmothers mercy, and that of the two evil stepbrothers who appear. Camille needs to fightfirst for her legacy, and then for her very life. But as she grapples with the plots being carried out against her, the countesss elderly, kind, clever mother becomes her only ally, and a childhood friend emerges as a prince worthy of any fairytale. **
**Praise for Danielle Steel**
Steel is one of the best! ** *Los Angeles Times** *
Few modern writers convey the pathos of family and material life with such heartfelt empathy. ** *The Philadelphia Inquirer** *
Steel pulls out all the emotional stops. . . . She delivers! ** *Publishers Weekly** *
What counts for the reader is the ring of authenticity. ** *San Francisco Chronicle** *
### About the Author
**Danielle Steel** has been hailed as one of the worlds most popular authors, with over 650 million copies of her novels sold. Her many international bestsellers include *The* *Mistress,* *The Award, Rushing Waters, Magic, The Apartment, Property of a Noblewoman, Blue, Precious Gifts,* and other highly acclaimed novels. She is also the author of *His Bright Light,* the story of her son Nick Trainas life and death; *A Gift of Hope,* a memoir of her work with the homeless; *Pure Joy,* about the dogs she and her family have loved; and the childrens books *Pretty Minnie in Paris* and *Pretty Minnie in Hollywood*.