Turning Point is a highly-charged, gripping novel from the world’s favourite storyteller about how suddenly life can change for all of us, and that we might find what we're looking for in the most unlikely of places . . .
In Danielle Steel’s powerful novel, four San Francisco trauma doctors – the best and brightest in their field – confront exciting and exacting new ch...more
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Turning Point follows four emergency room doctors from San Francisco that are at the top of their field. Bill is divorced with his ...more
I feel like a lot of the characters Danielle Steel creates come off unsympathetic and hard to like. For example, Stephanie is a very unlikable character. However, I read her books because they are generally a good story that can be quickly enjoyed. There is never much world building, and when you are a fantasy reader such as me, sometimes you just want a quick novel that is not a series nor involves complex characters or vast world building. That being said this is a story about four prof ...more
Turning Point by Danielle Steel. I've always enjoyed this author's books and Turning Point didn't disappoint me. I enjoyed the settings and storyline. I pulled me in from the beginning and kept me going back for more.
Rating of 4.5.
Bill Browning, Stephanie Lawrence, Wendy Jones and Tom Wylie are four of the world’s leading trauma surgeons, all living in San Francisco. Each of these surgeons’ professional lives is near perfect, however their personal lives are a mess. Bill is all by himself, since his ex-wife and daughters are living in London, and he immerses himself in his work while desperately missing his children. Stephanie constant ...more
In true Danielle Steel fashion there is something for almost everyone in this book. The subject matter is current, real and true. Four American Doctors are invited to France teach and learn from their four French counterparts. The setting is one we are sadly all to familiar with these days. I write this as a terrorist just shot up a Christmas village in Europe and there is an international man hunt for him. I enjo ...more
I was intrigued by the plot of 4 San Francisco doctors, from different hospitals, going to Paris for a month to learn and watch new techniques and ideas to bring back home to their own hospitals on how to deal with emergencies and terrorist procedures.
Sadly when the 4 Americans went to Paris, a school shooting took place and they saw the operating procedures first hand, as children and teachers were murdered and maimed.
Each American ...more
Stephanie is a trauma doctor at UCSF. She is married to Andy who is a stay at home dad to their two little boys. As she tries to be the very best in her field she is putting her marriage in peril. Wendy is at Stanford. She is in a telationship with a m ...more
Four trauma doctors are chosen from San Francisco are chosen to go to Paris for a month. They are going to paired off with doctors over there to learn how they deal with terrorist attacks. Then after that the doctors will come to America to see how it is done here.
The trip to Paris changes all the participants.
I thoroughly enjoyed the characters, they were all very likeable other than Stephanie. She put her career firs ...more
At the halfway mark I was really dreading where I thought Steel was going with the storylines of different characters, I am so grateful she didn't do what I thought she was going to! Phew!
Overall, decent book. Just left me wanting more and a more ...more
Steels characters are realistic, the settings (Paris and San Francisco) are authentic and captivating and the drama is catch-your-breathtaking. While there is romance, after all this is a Danielle Steel book, it is not another character in the story.
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Ok. I confess that I love Danielle Steel books. They are easy to read with a great balance of action with interesting characters. While they may seem predictable, the author always manages to deliver surprises. I love the relatively happy endings and how conflicts get resolved. The setting for this book includes the Bay Area hospital system and the hospitals around Paris.
*I received a free copy of this book via NetGalley and am leaving my review voluntarily.