Even though Fiona Carson, a Harvard graduate, has faced criticism as the CEO of National Technology Advancement, a multibillion-dollar high-tech firm based in Palo Alto, California, she still has to face the challenges of her world on a daily basis. Fiona, a dedicated single mother, world-class stra... tegist, and tough negotiator, considers every decision she makes and prioritizes her time with her children. As a woman in a man's world, she is accustomed to isolation and constant pressure.
Marshall Weston, who lives in Marin County, basks in the fruits of his labors. Liz, his perfect corporate spouse, stands by his side, willingly sacrificing her own law career to raise their three children and support Marshall at every turn. Marshall is a model CEO, smooth, shrewd, and untouchable, and the power he wields only adds to his charisma and is his drug of choice. And, in order to keep his position, he keeps secrets that could end his life at any time. His world is fraught with danger.
Fiona, like many other women in her position, has put her personal life on hold to pursue her career, while Marshall lives dangerously close to the edge and flirts with scandal on a daily basis. Both must confront their personal demons as well as those who are envious of their success. Their lives as CEOs of major corporations are costly. And how much are they willing to pay for it? To stay on top, who are they willing to sacrifice? Who do they love more: their loved ones or themselves?
The seductive and damaging nature of power is explored in Danielle Steel's gripping, emotionally layered novel. In this gripping drama about family, careers, infidelity, and the sacrifices some people make to hold on to power... or to let it go, success and greed, trust and deception, love and loss all come to a head.READ MORE