Guess the author: Danielle Steel or Stephen Harper?

Stephen Harper has a new book and it sounds an awful lot like Danielle Steel.

This week, former prime minister Stephen Harper released his new book, Right Here, Right Now: Politics and Leadership in the Age of Disruption.

The Toronto Sun calls it "the must-read political book of the year," and the book is already number two on Amazon's hot new release list.

But there's another author with a book about to drop - and she might knock Harper off the charts. Because when you put them side by side, Danielle Steel sounds an awful lot like Stephen Harper. 

Danielle Steel's newest book Beauchamp Hall is due out next month. So, let's compare these literary giants with a game of Who Wrote It: Danielle Steel or Stephen Harper?


1. "He had a presence and a forcefulness, but not much else."

Stephen Harper? Or Danielle Steel?

* Click or scroll over for the answer.

2. "No man can take your freedom from you. They can limit your mobility, but that's about all they can do."

Prime Minister? Or romance novelist?

3. "The deepening cleavages of other Western democracies have not appeared in my country-yet."

The book Right Here, Right Now? Or the novel Passion's Promise?

4. "I love you more than you can imagine and I have depended on you a great deal…I hope you will always know that without you, none of this would be possible but, with you, everything is."

Political perspective? Or romantic rendezvous?

5. "You'd be surprised how fast things happen when the right man comes along."

Non-Fiction? Or Fiction?

6. "They didn't even have passports, and their citizenship in their respective countries had been canceled…"

Stephen Harper? Or Danielle Steel?

7. "There was a veneer of anger, even a tinge of darkness…There was something different and worthy of attention."

Political perspective? Or romantic rendezvous?

8. "Given the erratic behaviour, the simmering scandals, and the opposition from within, I think probably not."

Non-Fiction? Or Fiction? 


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