Competition: Danielle Steel and BHS Collab Giveaway
As we close the doors on 2022 and head into 2023, we find ourselves in the same new year, new start dilemma, having the same yearly talks on how this year will be better than the last. One person looking to hit a massive milestone in 2023 is the world’s Best-Selling Author (alive today) Danielle Steel. Danielle is hoping 2023 is going to be a big year for her as we prepare for her to sell her 1 billion copies of her books worldwide. Those who are already avid fans of Danielle Steel will already be preparing for the new releases due to drop throughout 2023. Getting ready to snuggle up in the evenings under ambient lighting, allowing you to relax and unwind and fully immerse yourself within her tales. However, for those who don’t know much about Danielle Steel, not to worry. There is still plenty of time now to get to know her.
Danielle Steel is an American Author best known for her romance novels. Throughout her career as an author, Danielle has written over 200 books, with over 140 books being novels, all of which are still in print too. This has earned Danielle the title of the best-selling Author alive today and the 4th best-selling Author of all time. Danielle’s books have been translated into 43 different languages enabling people across the world to enjoy her writing. While 22 of her books have been adapted for TV and 25 books have been adapted into films. As always, Danielle has spent the last few years working on several books at any time. Below we have listed her five most recent books either published or due to be published over the coming year. Keep reading below to find out more and to help you decide which book to choose next…
The High Notes
The High Notes is a powerful and uplifting story about following your dreams. It was released on 13th October 2022. Iris Cooper grew up as a poor girl from Texas. After her mother left her as a baby, she was raised by her rodeo cowboy father. Her father was too busy with women and whiskey to be able to provide Iris with what she needed. Iris had an innocent beauty to her, and she had the voice of an angel. She spent her young life from 12 years old singing in grotty bars and spent many years on the road with numerous bands losing out to greedy managers time and time again. That is until she meets Boy, together they head to New York. It is there that her talent is finally recognised, and she gets signed by one of the top agents in the music business. A star is finally born, and Iris finally gets what she deserves… That is until tragedy strikes, and it is through that, that Iris finally discovers another kind of love…
The Whittiers was released on the 24th of November 2022. It is a heart-warming story that reminds us of the importance of home, family and always being true to yourself, no matter what. The Whittier parents raised their 6 children in a grand Manhattan mansion. However, now even as grown adults, the house remains to be the heart of the family and somewhere they all return to. Unfortunately, during an annual skiing holiday in Europe. Connie and Peter Whittiers were caught in an avalanche that resulted in tragedy. The family tragedy puts the future of the family, and their home now in question. The home has always been a refuge for all 6 children bringing comfort when needed. However, the siblings must now learn how to be true to themselves and come together to support each other’s, to allow them to move forward and life and face the challenges they need to.
The compelling novel Invisible was released on 8th December 2022. Antonia Adams was the product of a loveless marriage between her parents. As a young child, Antonia always felt unloved and unprotected and learnt that the only way to feel safe was to draw as little attention as possible, to be invisible. Films became Antonia’s escape and she dreamed of becoming a screenwriter one day. Until she meets a famous filmmaker while working a summer job at a Hollywood studio. Who allows her to be in a movie and become a star. Antonia is now pushed into the public eye and the spotlight. Although, never gave up on her dream to be a filmmaker. When tragedy strikes Antonia must decide whether to remain centre stage or whether to retract back to the safety of being invisible once again. Will Anthonia be able to face her fears or will so go back into hiding?
Worthy Opponents is due for release on 02nd March 2023. It is a dynamic, bright, and upmarket tale of family, wealth, and success. From being a young girl Spencer Brooke had always known she would own and run one of New York’s most respected department stores, established by her grandfather in 1920. After the death of her grandfather, Spencer becomes vulnerable and in turn, rushes into an unsuitable marriage and then finds out she is pregnant with twins. Determined to be a mother, wife and CEO, Spencer gave herself very little time for a social life as the ever-changing fashion industry brings new challenges. That is until Mike Weston, a smart and successful entrepreneur enters her life. Could Mike a doting father, facing marital problems of his own be just what Spencer needs, can she trust him? Or should Spencer keep her independence and risk the security of her inheritance?
Beautiful is due to be released on 16th March 2023. It is the story of Veronique Vincent 22-year-old renowned supermodel whose world is torn apart in an instant that sends her on an unexpected journey of discovery. Being one of the most sought-after models in fashion, dominating magazine covers and runways all over the world. However, tragedy strikes while away that changes Veronique’s life forever. She becomes forced to deal with the harsh reality of both her personal and professional life never being the same again. As she must learn to find herself again after losing so much, Veronique discovers old family secrets and creates new bonds that allow her to find peace in helping others as she learns to understand what it truly means to be beautiful.
Now after reading the synopsis of these 5 books, I can’t be the only one dying to get my hands on a copy of each book to find out everything. Which book is going to be your first stop? If you weren’t already a fan of Danielle Steel or had never heard of her, have we converted you? Do you feel obligated to read one of her books to see what all the fuss is about? We hope so! Danielle Steel and BHS are collaborating throughout the beginning of 2023 to gift some lucky winners a copy of the books as well as the stylish, modern, crystal-effect Paladina Table Lamp.
Danielle Steel and BHS are collaborating throughout the beginning of 2023 to gift some lucky winner a copy of the books as well as the stylish, modern, crystal-effect Paladina Table Lamp (as seen below). To be in with a chance to WIN, simply comment below the title of the Danielle Steel book you would most like to read and why? Once commented you will be entered into the random prize draw.
Once you have entered the competition on our blog, you can gain more entries to the competition by liking, sharing and commenting on the name of someone else who would love to win on our social posts. (you must complete all 3 tasks to be entered) The more social accounts you engage with the more chances you will have to win!! (a maximum of 3 social entries, 1 per social account) The competition will run from Friday 03rd February 2023 and will run until Tuesday 28th February 2023. The winner will be announced at the beginning of March 2023.
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Beautiful. Its sounds intriguing, like something I'd enjoy.
I am a massive fan of Danielle Steel so it is very difficult to choose just one. I think I would choose the High Notes as it sounds like such a roller coaster for Iris. from neglected child to exploited singer to a star.
I would like to read Worthy Opponents, it looks like a really good book.
Love this ❤ fantastic competition! Would love to win ❤❤❤
I would love to read Beautiful cos Danielle Steel really takes you into a different world in her books and helps you to escape for a few hours
Really looking forward to reading Beautiful
I'd love to read 'The Whittiers' as it's all about the importance of family and it doesn't matter where you are, as long as you are together, it feels like home ❤️XX
Invisible as I too am fascinated by the world of films and filmmaking
Invisible as it just sounds so interesting and intriguing!
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Invisible - I haven't seen it anywhere
i would like to read Invisible because of my love of the world of film
Beautiful as I'm just getting to to this fab author
I'm draw to Invisible because of the snowy scene on the front cover. It would be lovely to read with a hot drink in front of a crackling fire
I would like to read The Whittiers because of the excellent online reviews and also because I have read several Danielle Steele books previously and have found her books to be un-put-downable.
Invisible, it sounds so intriguing.
Would particularly love to read The High Notes, as I'm a big believer in following your dreams
The High Notes - from reading the description it appears most to me, sounds modern, is about following your dreams.
Family album is a book I have heard so much about but have never gotten around to reading it, so this would be a good opportunity to read
Beautiful sounds great, as I love reading about the dark side of the fashion industry!
The High Notes just because I haven't read any of them yet
Invisible as it sounds really quite interesting
I'd like to read Worthy Opponents which has a plot synopsis I found interesting.
Invisible - sounds my kind of book
This sounds like something I would love to be involved in
The Whittiers for its heart-warming story that reminds us again of the importance of home & family
I would like to read Beautiful because Veronique sounds like an interesting character and I would love to know more!
Invisible sounds just the book for me
Worthy Opponents. I want to find out if Mark Weston lives up to being the man that Spencer Brooke deserves in her life.
The high notes sound most interesting to me. Love the description.
I would love to read Worthy Opponents, I am intrigued to find out how Spencer handles her life as a CEO and a mother. And I’m curious whether Mike can be trusted or not.
Lovely Lamp and I like Danielle Steel books - haven't read one for a while tho.
Bet these would make for a interesting read :)
Beautiful ... I love the red hat.
Invisible as it sounds a really great read
Invisible sounds really intriguing!
The High Notes - Would love to win this , it made you believe that anything is possible and that there are good people out there and dreams can come true
Would love to read Invisible
Beautiful, it's a lifestyle I could only imagine.
INVISIBLE jumps out of the page at me. There are many different takes on this word so it would be very interesting to read Danielle's!
The Whittiers - my sort of read
the ring, its my favourite danielle steele book as it was the first one i read all those years ago and got me hooked, i would really enjoy reading it again
The Whittiers - because a friend recommended it
Invisible .. a book I can relate to with my difficult upbringing ... many thanks, would love to read this. They all sound great reads. Many thanks
Looking forward to reading
Invisible I have read numerous books by Danielle & always enjoy them
I would love to read “Beautiful” and discover how she overcomes her issues of learning to love herself again and reconnect with her family. Gorgeous Paladina lamp which is a perfect match for Danielle Steel books
I think Without a Trace sounds fascinating
Invisible because my mum has recommended it
Invisible - it just keeps you hooked and wanting more
Invisible looks like a great book and is also something I would like to be.
Beautiful I think - I'm a follower of the fashion world, and all the drama - so this sounds like it would be the perfect book for me!
What a tough question. I find them all appealing in different ways but because family are so important ti my life I think The Whittiers would be my first choice
I would like to read Worthy Opponents as it looks like it would be an interesting read.
Worthy Opponents looks like an interesting read
Invisible, sounds really interesting
BEAUTIFUL because in the world where Social Media dents children's confidence in their looks it'll remind people you can be just as beautiful on the inside and the outside.
‘Beautiful’ because I am fascinated with the fashion industry.
Beautiful- I can't wait to read this new novel
Beautiful, as I know it will be another great novel and look forward to reading it.
I'd love to read Beautiful as it sounds like a fabulous read and something I would enjoy. My nan used to love reading Danielle Steel novels and I've been meaning to get into them myself! x
Invisible because it sounds like a riveting read and interesting story
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Invisible sounds brill, im a huge fab of Danielle Steel and haven't read her newer ones
The Whittiers because it sounds intriging,
I would really like to read 'Invisible' first. A huge fan of Danielle Steel's books I particularly like those which dig deep into the emotions of the characters, creating dilemmas and working through resolutions.
What a great collaboration! I've read Danielle Steel books in the past, but haven't read from The Whittiers onwards, so all of those need to be added to my reading list!
The High Note as I love to read about achievement but sounds heart wrenching too, Iris' story would be lovely to read x
Invisible sounds great
The Whittiers because the house on the cover looks so fascinating and I want to find out what is going on inside!
I like The High Notes the most as it sounds like a good read and I like the music industry setting.
Worthy Opponents sounds great
i would like to read Invisible
Beautiful - not something I would normally read about so would be intrigued to try it!
I'd like to read Invisible, it sounds good!
The Whittiers, I also have 6 children so I think it will be something I’ll relate to.
The High Notes - Because my friend who has read so many of her books has recommended it as a cracker!
my girlfriend wants to read invisible
The Whittiers sounds like an awesome family saga.
Beautiful because I’ve never read her books but the cover looks interesting
THE WHITTIERS AS IT SOUNDS LIKE MY SORT OF BOOK
The Whittiers is on my wifes list
Love to escape with Worthy Opponents because Danielle Steel books are an amazing relaxing tool