Sunday, March 1, 2009

Danielle Steel Debuts Digital Downloads of Her Complete Works

Novelist Danielle Steel has released 71 of her works on and The eBook Store by Sony, two of the world's largest distributors of e-books. This is the first time Ms. Steel's books will be available for digital download. The online release of her complete works , including the new One Day at a Time, represents the largest release by an author in a single day. With the growing popularity of wireless reading devices, such as Amazon's Kindle and Reader Digital Book by Sony, the availability of this large body of work places Ms. Steel at the forefront of authors providing digital content to consumers.

"I'm thrilled to be releasing my newest novel, One Day at a Time, into the increasingly important world of digital book distribution," said Ms. Steel. "The fact that at the same time we're making my entire catalogue available for digital downloads, and are among the first to do this, is something that I'm extremely proud of and very grateful to my publisher for doing. I hope that it brings my work to a new generation of readers."

The library of Danielle Steel's books available in digital format spans her entire career, including A Good Woman (2008), Sunset in St. Tropez (2002), The Cottage (2002), His Bright Light: The Story of Nick Traina (1998), The Kiss (2001), Leap of Faith (2001), Zoya (1988) and The Ring (1980). Ms. Steel's books are published by Bantam Dell, a division of Random House, Inc.

Ms. Steel's latest novel, One Day at a Time, is a tale of three very different couples who struggle and survive, love, laugh and learn to take life as it comes. The couples include Coco Barrington, a dog walker, and her British movie star boyfriend; Coco's mother, Florence, a mega-bestselling author, and a man twenty-four years her junior; and her sister, Jane, one of Hollywood's top producers, and her partner Liz.


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