This contemporary compassionate drama probes the lives of four electrifying characters. Orphans when they met in their late teens, they vowed to be a family, always there for each other. Rose, award-winning costume designer blessed with innate goodness, is the angel, the central pivot of the family, holding them together. The others are Gavin Ambrose, talented actor and producer, Holloywood megastar; Neil Jeffrey, head of an international public relations firm, who has an irresistible charm and shrewd insight into people; and Rosie's brother Kevin, undercover cop with the New York Crim Intelligence Division, a truly charismatic man. Two interlopers come into the the group -- Guy de Montfleurie, French aristocrat, and Johnny Fortune, the balladeer of the Nineties. They have a devasting effect on the family, but one that in the end leads them to self-realization.
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All were orphans when they met in their teens in the late seventies, and they vowed to be a family. As they reunite at a film party in London, it is Rosalind Madigan, the angel of the title, who holds them together. An Academy Award-winning designer blessed with innate goodness, Rosie is troubled by commitments that leave her feeling estranged from herself and her friends: Gavin Ambrose, a Hollywood megastar, a brilliant actor/producer whose personal life is not as successful as it appears (Nell Jeffrey, head of an international public relations firm and Rosie's best friend, a glamorous woman having a secret love affair (and Kevin Madigan, Rosie's brother, an undercover cop in the NYPD Crime Intelligence Division who specializes in fighting organized crime, an assignment that threatens his life. Into their midst come a dashing French aristocrat and the world's most successful popular singer, two men who disrupt--and irrevocably transform--"the family."...
Told with the power that only Barbara Taylor Bradford can bring to the page, this stunning novel is about a group of friends--and also about individuals who, facing their own mortality, must reevaluate their lives and strengthen their commitments. Exciting and moving, it will fascinate you from beginning to end.
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Barbara Taylor Bradford was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, and was a reporter for the Yorkshire Evening Post at age sixteen. By the age of twenty, she had become both an editor and a columnist on London’s Fleet Street. In 1979 she wrote her first novel, A Woman of Substance. Since then she has published thirty more works of fiction. Many have been made into television miniseries and movies of the week. Her novels have sold more than 63 million copies in thirty-nine languages worldwide. She lives in New York City.
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