What do we do when our children don't share our hopes for them? In Child's Play, the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel, explores how families can evolve and grow in unexpected ways. Kate Morgan is a senior partner at a prestigious New York law firm. She couldn't be prouder of her three grown children, who have all excelled in their chosen careers. A single mother after the death of her husband, Kate keeps a tight rein on her family, her career and even her own emotions. But she's never asked herself if she truly knows her children or their dreams in life. She is about to find out. During one hectic summer, each of her children reveals unexpected choices that turn Kate's world upside down. Challenged as both a mother and a successful independent woman, she struggles to keep up with an escalating chain of events. But Kate will discover that sometimes the choices our children make are the right ones - because happiness is living the life you choose. In this riveting, thought-provoking novel, Danielle Steel explores how families can grow in unexpected ways.