Summary

Filled with heartbreak and betrayal, triumph and fulfillment, The Right Time is an intimate, richly rewarding novel about pursuing one's passion and succeeding beyond one's wildest dreams.
Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow takes solace in the mysteries she reads with her devoted father - and soon she is writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, complex crime stories that reflect skill, imagination, and talent far beyond her years. After her father's untimely death, at 14 Alex is taken in by the nuns of a local convent, where she finds 26 mothers to take the place of the one she lost, and the time and encouragement to pursue her gift. Alex writes in every spare moment, gripped by the plots and themes and characters that fill her mind.
Midway through college, she has finished a novel - and manages to find a seasoned agent and then a publisher. But as she climbs the ladder of publishing success, she resolutely adheres to her father's admonition: men read crime thrillers by men only - and so Alexandra Winslow publishes under the pseudonym Alexander Green, her true identity known only to those closest to her and creating a double life that isolates her. Her secret life as the mysterious and brilliantly successful Alexander Green - and her own life as a talented young woman - expose her to the envious, the arrogant, and Hollywood players who have no idea who she really is. Always, the right time to open up seems just out of reach and would cost her dearly. Once her double life and fame are established, the price of the truth is always too high.
©2017 Danielle Steel (P)2017 Recorded Books
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5 out of 5 stars
By Chris 043 on 22-11-17

Hooked<br /><br />

Loved the storyline, it was so addictive to listen to, couldn't stop listening. sorry it ended.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 21-11-17

My review

i enjoyed the book but did not like the narrator's voice, i would of preferred a female or Brittish accent.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Karyn Mazzeo on 21-10-17

Hard to understand the five star ratings given this book

I have read so many well written books.. this one was the least engaging. I believe even the narrator was thinking this as he read without expression. I had hoped it would would become something interesting but it never did.

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3 out of 5 stars
By barbara on 28-10-17

A good book for a plane

Nothing deep or challenging but readable. You can pick it up and lay it down and not lose your place. Told in one voice

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