India Taylor lived in a neatly-maintained world of manicured lawns, piano lessons and Cape Cod summer vacations. With four wonderful children, India believed in commitment and sacrifice, just as she believed in Doug, the man she had married seventeen years before. She had chosen this life instead of the award-winning career as a photojournalist she once had, and it was a choice she had never regretted - until now. India couldn't pinpoint the exact moment when the price of the sacrifices she'd made began to seem high. But when she met Paul Ward, a Wall Street tycoon married to a best-selling author, India could share her dreams with him, and offer comfort when he suffered a heartbreak of his own. India hadn't planned to become Paul's friend, and anything more was unthinkable. When Paul urged India to reclaim her career, Doug was adamantly against it, determined to Paul's encouragement India slowly, painfully, began to break free and find herself again. "Bittersweet" is India's story. With unerring insight , Danielle Steel has created a moving portrait of a woman who dares to embark on a new adventure. Her painful, exhilarating journey inspire us all.