One Day at a Time (novel)

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One Day at a Time
Author Danielle Steel
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Random House
Publication date
February 2009
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 336 pp
ISBN 978-0-385-34029-8
OCLC 232392201
813/.54 22
LC Class PS3569.T33828 O64 2009

One Day at a Time is a novel by Danielle Steel, published by Random House in February 2009. The book is Steel's seventy-seventh novel.


Coco Barrington, the wayward member of a family of Hollywood celebrities, agrees to dog-sit in her successful sister's house. There, she meets Leslie Baxter, a British actor hiding from a vindictive ex with his six-year-old girl. Following that encounter, Coco finds love but also reconciliation with the rest of her family, healing old wounds One Day at a Time.

List of characters[edit]

Coco Barrington[edit]

Daughter of a wealthy dramatic agent Buzz Barrington in Hollywood and a best-selling romance novelist mother Florence Flowers

Jane Barrington[edit]

Elder sister of Coco, a successful movie producer

Leslie Baxter[edit]

World-famous British movie star who happens to stay at Jane's house while Coco house-sits during her sister's absence

Ian White[edit]

Ex-lover of Coco who died and left his Australian sheperd, Sallie

Florence Flowers[edit]

Coco's mother, a successful novelist


Daughter of Leslie, living with her mother Monica who was divorced with Leslie


Jane's gay partner


Florence's young boyfriend