The Affair is a compelling story of mothers and sisters who are there for you when things fall apart, by Danielle Steel, whose countless number one bestsellers have made her the world's favourite storyteller.A year that none of them would ever forget . . .Rose McCarthy is the legendary editor-in-chief at one of New York's top fashion magazines. Following the death of her husband some years ago, she and her four adult, career-driven daughters have become even closer. Living in an elegant apartment overlooking the Seine, Nadia had considered her life perfect, married to bestselling novelist Nicolas Bateau, who adored her and their two daughters. But then the tabloid press leak a story of Nicolas's affair with a dazzling young actress.Heartbroken and publicly humiliated, Nadia looks to her family for comfort, support and help to try to put her life back on course. As mother and daughters spend more time together, they come to realize what matters most in life.