Danielle Steel





Danielle Steel

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August 14, 1947

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Since 1981, Ms. Steel has been a permanent fixture on the New York Times hardcover and paperback bestseller lists. In 1989, she was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for having at least one of her books on the Times bestseller list for 381 consecutive weeks. But Guinness was premature. The fact is that one or more of Ms. Steel's novels have been on the New York Times bestseller list for over 390 consecutive weeks.

Twenty-one of Ms. Steel's novels have been adapted for television, each earning high ratings and critical acclaim, including two Golden Globe nominations for JEWELS, a four-hour mini-series that starred Anthony Andrews.

In addition, Ms. Steel is the author of the "Max and Martha" series of books for young readers. They...more


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Dear Everyone,


Instead of reporting to you on big antique shows, fashion shows, world events, or personal things that matter to me, sometimes even very personal (like losing a friend this summer, or my late son’s anniversary date last week), now and then I get to share a pet peeve with you, and it’s always rewarding when I discover that you share my irritation about the same thing, and I’m not...

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Average rating: 3.75 · 376,713 ratings · 17,934 reviews · 200 distinct works · Similar authors
Safe Harbour
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 10,591 ratings — published 2003 — 46 editions
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Sisters
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 10,634 ratings — published 1989 — 41 editions
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The Gift
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 9,531 ratings — published 1986 — 44 editions
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Kaleidoscope
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 8,929 ratings — published 1987 — 32 editions
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Fine Things
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 8,406 ratings — published 1987 — 31 editions
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Zoya
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 8,461 ratings — published 1988 — 48 editions
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Accident
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 8,114 ratings — published 1994 — 45 editions
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The Promise
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8,004 ratings — published 1978 — 34 editions
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The Ring
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 7,673 ratings — published 1980 — 33 editions
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Jewels
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 7,232 ratings — published 1992 — 44 editions
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More books by Danielle Steel…
Martha's New Daddy Max and the Baby-sitter Martha's Best Friend Max's Daddy Goes to the Hos... Max's New Baby Martha's New School Max Runs Away
Max & Martha (10 books)
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 100 ratings

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4.315789473684211 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 19 ratings

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August 2011, Danielle Steel
"The grande dame of best-sellers talks about her latest novel, Happy Birthday, how persistence wins the prize, and why ghostwriters are simply shocking." ...More

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“Life, a good life, a great life is about "Why not?" May we never forget it.”
Danielle Steel, Happy Birthday

“Things work out the way they're meant to”
Danielle Steel, No Greater Love

“Maybe some people just aren't meant to be in our lives forever. Maybe some people are just passing through. It's like some people just come through our lives to bring us something: a gift, a blessing, a lesson we need to learn. And that's why they're here. You'll have that gift forever.”
Danielle Steel, The Gift

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