Not only is Danielle Steel the world’s bestselling living author, but she’s also the author most borrowed from libraries in the UK. She’s written over 150 books, all of which are still in print, and 25 of her novels have been adapted into films. If you’re new to her books and are unsure where to start, look no further. And if you’re already a fan and wondering which book to pick up next, here are her upcoming releases.


In this interview Danielle discusses her career and her writing process:


What is Danielle Steel's next book?

Make sure you don’t miss out on any of Danielle Steel’s upcoming book releases and pre-order the novels you can’t wait to read below.



Set in 1939, Alexandra has seen her brothers fight and die for their country, and is determined to do everything she can for the war effort. While volunteering for the First Aid Corps she is approached by MI6 to work as an undercover spy, and spends the rest of the war undertaking dangerous missions. She falls in love with a young soldier and they settle down and raise a family, but all the while Alexandra continues her dangerous undercover work.

Spy publishes in hardback on 12th December 2019.

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Moral Compass

This highly topical, thought-provoking novel from Danielle Steel is set in Saint Ambrose Prep, which has been the school of choice for the sons of the great and the good for over a century. Then Saint Ambrose enrolls its first female students. When one of these students is attacked after a Halloween party, the students who were there close ranks. As parents, staff, students and the media try to find out what happened, no-one will escape the fallout.  

Moral Compass publishes in hardback on 9th January 2020.

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What is Danielle Steel's latest book?

Discover all of Danielle’s latest books that are simply not to be missed.


Child's Play

Kate, a successful Manhattan lawyer, raised her three children as a single mother following the tragic death of her husband. Her children are now in their twenties and she’s happy with the path she’s set them on. But why won’t her daughter Tamara commit to a relationship? Why does her son Anthony seem so unhappy when his wedding is on the horizon? And what should Kate do when her youngest daughter falls for the ‘wrong man’?

Child's Play is out now in hardback. 

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Beauchamp Hall

Feeling that life is passing her by in the small Michigan town she calls home, Winona Farmington escapes into her favourite TV show, Beauchamp Hall. After a life changing discovery, Winona travels to the English set of Beauchamp Hall in pursuit of new adventures . . .

Beauchamp Hall is out now in paperback. 

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The Dark Side

This is a powerful, unsettling novel about loss, motherhood and childhood innocence. Ten-year-old Zoe’s life changes forever when her sister Rose dies and grief turns her parents into strangers. Driven to excel in school, she graduates from Yale and takes a job working with abused children, where she meets attorney Austin Roberts. They build a perfect life together, complete with their daughter Jamie, but then the impact of Rose’s death affects them in a way they never could have imagined.

The Dark Side is out now in hardback.

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Lost and Found

Looking through old photos in her apartment, Madison Allen is reminiscing about the past. Though there have been three very important men in her life, her love for her career as a photographer was always her main focus. 

With a forced pause in her demanding schedule, Madison takes a road trip through Boston, Chicago and Wyoming, hoping to answer questions about the men she'd loved, and reassure herself that past decisions were the right ones. But then an unexpected future starts to take shape . . . 

Lost and Found is out now in hardback.

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Blessing In Disguise

Isabelle McAvoy has three daughters with three different fathers, and they all grow up to be three very different women. Through the ups and downs of motherhood Isabelle develops a unique relationship with each of her children, but a final twist of fate bonds the family even closer.

Blessing in Disguise is out now in hardback.

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Silent Night

Silent Night is a gripping, moving story about the importance of family, and how sometimes the best things happen when we think all is lost. Paige is the ultimate stage mother, and by the age of nine her daughter Emma has a successful TV career. But then tragedy strikes, and Emma’s aunt Whitney enter the picture . . .

Silent Night is out now in hardback.

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Turning Point

This highly-charged novel is about how our lives can change at a moment’s notice, and how we can find what we’re looking for in the unlikeliest of places. Four of San Francisco’s best trauma doctors are given a rare and exciting opportunity, but a horrific act of violence forces them into hard decisions with life changing consequences.

Turning Point is out now in paperback. 

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In His Father's Footsteps

This powerful novel follows Jakob and Emmanuel, survivors of the Buchenwald concentration camp who have lost everything to the horrors of war, as they marry and build a new life in New York. Their family is a happy one, but the past is never forgotten. Years later, their ambitious son Max will learn that his heritage will help shape his future.

In His Father's Footsteps is out now in paperback. 

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The Good Fight

Growing up in a family of high-flying Manhattan lawyers during the 1960s, Meredith McKenzie discovers a passion for justice. She throws herself into the most pressing causes of her time, but when violence strikes and her family experiences a devastating loss, they must rethink everything they believed in.

The Good Fight is out now in paperback.

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The Cast

Magazine columnist Kait Whittier loves her job and her grown up children, but after two failed marriages she thinks that the single life is for her. Then she meets television producer Zack Winter, and everything changes as she creates a TV series storyline based on her grandmother’s life and is thrown into a glamourous, star-studded new world.

The Cast is out now in paperback.

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What are Danielle Steel's bestselling books in the UK?

If you’re new to Danielle Steel’s books and not sure which of her extensive collection to pick up first, delve into one of the bestselling novels below – beloved by fans around the world.



Three generations of women share a story that stretches throughout the two World Wars and across time. Amidst the unease of Europe in 1915, Beata falls in love with a young French officer. But as the years pass she watches, horrified, as Europe descends into the hell of another war. Friends and family disappear and her daughter Amadea is forced into hiding before she begins taking on dangerous missions behind enemy lines . . .

Echoes is out now in paperback.

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The Kiss

Isabella has long been in a loveless relationship with her Parisian banker husband, but finds secret joy in her long-distance friendship with Bill Robinson. When they arrange to meet in London, they realise their feelings run deeper than friendship and share their first kiss, but then tragedy strikes . . .

The Kiss is out now in paperback.

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Toxic Bachelors

One summer three charming, successful friends get together on a luxury yacht, each with their own deep-seated issues around women and relationships. But by autumn their lives will be rocked, and each man will have fallen into a relationship he didn’t see coming.

Toxic Bachelors is out now in paperback.

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The House

When Sarah, a brilliant but sensible lawyer, walks through a house that years before was built by a wealthy man for the woman he adored, she is drawn to the building in a way she can’t explain. Using an unexpected inheritance she buys and renovates the old mansion, and as relationships end and new relationships begin Sarah discovers a future she never thought possible.

The House is out now in paperback. 

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Dating Game

Paris Armstrong thought she had a perfect life - a lovely home, grown up children and a happy marriage - until her husband demanded a divorce. Now her husband is marrying a younger new woman, and Paris is back in the dating game. Moving across the country for a new start, Paris discovers a whole world of single men and amazing friends.

Dating Game is out now in paperback. 

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