Danielle Steel proves she is the world's favourite storyteller in this powerful story of a mother's unconditional love in Against All Odds.
Style. Success. Secrets.
Kate Madison’s stylish second-hand clothing shop has been a big success in New York, supporting her and her four kids since her husband’s untimely death. Now, her children have grown up and are ready to forge lives of their own. They all choose to play against the odds, much to their mother’s dismay . . .
Isabelle, a dedicated attorney, falls for a client who she represents in a criminal case. She tells herself she can make a life with him – but can she? Julie, a young designer, meets a man who seems too good to be true. She gives up her job and moves to LA to be at his side, ignoring the danger signs. Justin is a struggling writer who pushes his partner for children before they’re financially or emotionally ready. Will the strain on the relationship take too high a toll? And Willie, the youngest, makes a choice that shocks them all . . .
Kate – loving, supportive and outspoken – can’t keep her children from playing against the odds. Can they be beaten? The hardest lesson will be that she can’t protect the children she loves from the choices they make – but can only love them as they make them.