Millions adored Daphne Fields, for she shared their passion, their pain, their joy, and their sorrow. America's most popular novelist remained a closed book. She hides many secrets. The ... See full summary »
Charlotte marries John. Things seem ok; John has a good job and he's going up in the world, working for the government. But every so often he loses his temper and Charlotte gets the brunt ... See full summary »
The lovely Daisy is the daughter of a Russian prince and an American movie star. After her parents are killed, she flees from her half-brother Ram. She fights her way to the top of the ... See full summary »
Paul Michael Glaser,
The Barbara Taylor Bradford trilogy that began with A Woman of Substance ends with this epic tale! Paula O' Neill feuds with her cousins as she fights to save her grandmother's business-and struggles to salvage her marriage.
Made for TV movie revolving around the lives of three young women as they deal with the incidents around them. Along the way they find romance and become swept up in family intrigue. Events... See full summary »
The fact based story of a class of schoolchildren, teenagers, in a, from the look of it, mixed ethnic district of Paris, who's teacher decides to enter them in a competition to examine the ... See full summary »
Millions adored Daphne Fields, for she shared their passion, their pain, their joy, and their sorrow. America's most popular novelist remained a closed book. She hides many secrets. The husband and daughter she lost in a fire. The son who barely survived it and would be deaf forever. The victories, the defeats, the challenges of facing life as a woman alone and helping her son meet the challenges of his handicap. A strong woman, she would not accept defeat, or help from anyone- until she found she could no longer face it alone. Written by
Although they never appeared on-screen together, Barry Bostwick (Dr. Dane) and Rex Smith (Jeffrey Fields) have an unusual thing in common: they both played Danny Zuko in the original Broadway production of "Grease". See more »
Daphne is not a lucky woman-she is widowed in a fire that also kills her young daughter.Pregnant at the time the son she gives birth to is profoundly deaf Luckily she has literary gifts and she is able to make a career for herself as a novelist.She reflects on her life as she lies in a hospital bed having been struck by a car-her somewhat obsessive care for her son,a dalliance with a Hollywood star and the love of stalwart Doctor Dane,the specialist on deafness and whom her son loves
It crawls to a bland and predictable climax with only a slightly arch turn from Duncan Regehr as the selfish but charming star Justin Wakefield to enliven proceedings
Romantic tosh that may satisfy those who have read Ms Steel's novels but leave the cynics unconverted
5 of 8 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?