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A tender and passionate story exploring what it really means to have magic in our lives . . . The inspiring and uplifting new novel from the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel.

It starts on a summer evening, with the kind of magic found only in Paris. Once a year in the City of Light, a lavish dinner takes place outside a spectacular landmark. Selected by secret invitation, the guests arrive dressed in white, and when the night is over, hundreds of white paper lanterns bearing everyone’s fervent wishes are released into the sky. Amid this wondrous White Dinner, a group of close friends stand at the cusp of change.

Jean-Philippe and Valerie are high-flying, successful and devoted to their young family. But a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in China may lead to separation – and temptation.

Bernadetta and Gregorio run an Italian clothing empire in Milan, but Gregorio has a weakness that will ignite a crisis in their company, and their marriage.

Screenwriter Chantal and Indian tech entrepreneur Dharam arrive as friends, but their paths will be set on dramatically different courses before the night ends.

A transformative year of successes and heartbreaks is to come, until the next White Dinner . . .

Danielle Steel is famous for her inspirational stories about family, love and life. Her novels will be enjoyed by readers of Penny Vincenzi, Jodi Picoult and Diane Chamberlain.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780552166317

    April 18, 2017

    Corgi

    384 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780593069110

    July 18, 2016

    Bantam Press

    336 pages

    RRP $32.99

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    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781446487778

    July 14, 2016

    Transworld Digital

    384 pages

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Also by Danielle Steel

The Apartment
Rushing Waters
The Mistress
The Award
Pretty Minnie In Hollywood
Property of a Noblewoman
Blue
Precious Gifts
Undercover
Country
Prodigal Son
Pretty Minnie In Paris
Pegasus
A Perfect Life
Power Play
Pure Joy
Winners
First Sight
A Gift of Hope
Until The End Of Time
The Sins of the Mother
Friends Forever
Danielle Steel: 44 Charles Street & Malice
Betrayal

Recommendations

The Handmaid's Tale
To Kill A Mockingbird
A Gentleman in Moscow
Echo Burning
Best Laid Plans
The Mistress
The Heart's Invisible Furies
The Girl on the Train
Dragonfly In Amber
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
The Golden Age
The Golden House
Swing Time
The Bear and The Nightingale
The Girls
Tiger Men
Fifty Shades Darker
Norwegian Wood
The Lost Symbol