The blockbuster #1 international bestseller . . . a sweeping saga of a man born to wealth, a woman raised in poverty, and a love that conquers all.
Edouard’s story begins in London in 1940. At fourteen, he’s the son of a baron and second in line to a dazzling jewelry dynasty.
Hélène’s story begins in Alabama in 1950. An only child, she lives with her mother in a trailer park and dreams of escaping her hardscrabble life.
Their paths cross in France, and a brief, passionate affair follows. They are separated by fate, and that seems to be the end. But Edouard cannot devote his life to business . . . not before finding Hélène again.
Destiny is Sally Beauman’s masterpiece about a man and a woman and their once-in-a-lifetime love.