By Danielle Steel
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
In a wealthy ancient novel of kin and international warfare II, number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Danielle metal unfurls a robust saga that spans generations and continents. this can be a tale of braveness, friendship, and destiny as households face the demanding situations of warfare . . . and the impressive stallion that would hyperlink them forever.
Nicolas von Bingen and Alex von Hemmerle, titled individuals of the German aristocracy, were top associates for the reason that formative years. either widowers, they're elevating their children—Nick’s energetic boys and Alex’s loved teenage daughter—in peace and comfort at the significant Bavarian estates that experience belonged to their households for generations. whereas Nick indulges in additional glamorous goals, Alex devotes himself to breeding the well known white Lipizzaner horses that enthrall audiences all through Europe with their skill to bounce and spin on command, majestic creatures whose bloodlines are infrequent and valuable. however it is Nicolas’s bloodline that alterations every thing, while his father gets a caution from a high-ranking touch contained in the Wehrmacht. A mystery from the previous has left the relations liable to the emerging tide of Nazism: Nick’s mom, whom he by no means knew, was once of Jewish descent.
without notice Nicolas needs to flee Germany, wrenching his sons clear of the one domestic they've got identified, crusing around the Atlantic for a brand new lifestyles in the USA. Their survival depends upon a helpful reward from Alex, their simply stake for the long run: 8 purebred horses, of them gorgeous Lipizzaners. In Florida, the place Nicolas joins the Ringling Brothers Circus, he turns into Nick Bing, with Alex’s prize white stallion—now named Pegasus—the centerpiece of the show.
during this awesome ebook, Danielle metal tells the tale of a relatives reinventing itself in the US, whereas the rustic they left at the back of is engulfed in flames and insanity, and males like Alex von Hemmerle are compelled to make insufferable offerings. Alex’s daughter will locate sanctuary in England. In the USA, Nick will locate love, his sons will discover a destiny, and their left-behind global will finally locate them. a singular of desire and sacrifice, of tragedy, problem, and rebirth, Pegasus is a superb relations chronicle that unfolds throughout part a century—a masterwork from one in all our so much loved writers.