Just like that, the husband she adored had dumped her for a younger woman. Then the excruciating attempts by well-meaning friends to "fix her up" with men who paled in comparison to Peter. Finally, Paris realized she was in a fight for her very survival. And just like that, Peter and his thirty-one-year-old lover had made their plans for their future, leaving Paris to pick up the pieces of a shattered life. And Paris was left to figure out how she intended to get through the next day, let alone the rest of her life. With two grown children and a lovely home in Connecticut, Paris was happy with her marriage, her family, her life. Heading west to San Francisco, Paris discovers a world full of men too young, too old, too married, or too good to be true, and with her dating game score hovering between disappointing and disastrous - and her daughter now engaged to a man Paris' age - Paris determines that romance is not in her future.So when her husband of 24 years said they needed to talk, Paris couldn't imagine what he was about to say. Just like that, the husband she adored had dumped her for a younger woman, leaving Paris to pick up the pieces of a shattered life. That's when her small circle of offbeat, loving friends becomes more important than ever before.It was so dark it looked like late afternoon, and Charlie Waterston could barely see out the windows as familiar landmarks slid past him. And as he [...] Chapter One It was a perfect balmy May evening, just days after spring had hit the East Coast with irresistible appeal.The weather was perfect, winter had vanished literally overnight, birds were singing, the sun was warm, and everything in the Armstrongs’ Connecticut garden was in bloom.
The city was just far enough so as to seem not to exist at all, and kids could still be kids on a warm [...] In her 57th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel brilliantly chronicles the roller-coaster ride of dating the second time around–and tells a captivating story of the surprises one woman encounters when she’s thrust into the terrifying, exhilarating world of the Dating Game. I read about Danielle Steel's babies and the women who MUST HAVE THEM and then return me to my real life, happily secure that I would still rather chew off my own arm than have kids.I just finished this book and I must say, it was definitely worth reading. It takes a lot of courage to pack up the life you once had li I just finished this book and I must say, it was definitely worth reading. It takes a lot of courage to pack up the life you once had lived to move all the way across the country and start over. Dating Game is a very well written story about how to deal when the husband you have loved for 24 years leaves you for a younger woman. She is also the author of His Bright Light, the story of her son Nick Traina's life and death; A Gift of Hope, a memoir of her work with the homeless; and Pure Joy, about the dogs she and her family have loved. In a poignant, wickedly funny novel about getting dumped and getting over it, about tackling life with both courage and laughter, Danielle Steel explores what it means to start over, whether you wanted to or not, and finding something better than you had before. Danielle Steel is one of the world’s most popular and highly acclaimed authors, with over ninety international bestselling novels in print and more than 600 million copies of her novels sold.