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The kiss

Steel, Danielle, 1948-2002
Isabelle Forrester and Bill Robinson are both trapped in empty marriages. Their telephone relationship is their only respite from the loneliness and heartache. When they finally meet in London their lives change in a painful but unexpected way. Love, tragedy and hope conspire in Paris, when a kiss between two strangers changes everything.Isabelle Forrester is the wife of a Parisian banker who has long since shut her out of his heart. She has one secret pleasure: a long-distance friendship with a man who, like Isabelle, is trapped in a loveless marriage. To Bill Robinson, Isabelle is a kindred spirit. Agreeing to meet for a few precious, innocent days in London, they find their friendship changing, and they exchange their first, searching kiss. Time stands still - and tragedy strikes.A long journey begins - towards healing, hope and dreams of a seemingly impossible future. Isabelle and Bill cling to life. Together they must find the strength not only to embrace the future but to face what they have left behind.
Main title:
The kiss / Danielle Steel.
London : Corgi, 2002.
444 p. ; 18 cm.
Originally published: London: Bantam, 2001.
9780552148528 (pbk)