By Danielle Steel
In a wealthy historic novel of relations and international warfare II, number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Danielle metal unfurls a strong 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 great stallion that might hyperlink them forever.
Nicolas von Bingen and Alex von Hemmerle, titled individuals of the German aristocracy, were most sensible neighbors on the grounds that adolescence. either widowers, they're elevating their children—Nick’s energetic boys and Alex’s loved teenage daughter—in peace and comfort at the great Bavarian estates that experience belonged to their households for generations. whereas Nick indulges in additional glamorous goals, Alex devotes himself to breeding the popular white Lipizzaner horses that enthrall audiences all through Europe with their skill to bop and spin on command, majestic creatures whose bloodlines are infrequent and worthwhile. however it is Nicolas’s bloodline that alterations every little thing, whilst his father gets a caution from a high-ranking touch contained in the Wehrmacht. A mystery from the previous has left the kinfolk susceptible to the emerging tide of Nazism: Nick’s mom, whom he by no means knew, was once of Jewish descent.
Suddenly 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 existence in the United States. Their survival relies on a beneficial reward from Alex, their purely stake for the long run: 8 purebred horses, of them wonderful 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.
In this outstanding booklet, Danielle metal tells the tale of a kinfolk 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 pressured 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 international will ultimately locate them. a singular of desire and sacrifice, of tragedy, problem, and rebirth, Pegasus is a super relations chronicle that unfolds throughout part a century—a masterwork from certainly one of our so much cherished writers.