Newly repackaged--classic novels from New York Times bestselling author Jackie Collins! Power. Sex. Money. Fame. The new Hollywood wives have it all. And if they don't have it--they want it. And whatever these women want--they get. Ambitious, young, smart, and lethal, the Hollywood wives are back with a vengeance, pushing their way to the forefront. Forget shopping--they're into achieving everything their famous husbands have and more, and they don't care how they do it. Three talented, ambitious dreamers have struggled for super-stardom--and lived hard and fast in a mind-bending whirl of parties, drugs, and sex. Now their fates collide at the plush Los Angeles estate of a powerful music industry magnate, where one man's secret vendetta will trap them in its sudden, murderous heat. . . . Nick and Lauren can never forget each other. Teenage small-town lovers--he from the wrong side of the tracks, she the prettiest girl in town--their love was the town scandal, forbidden, sizzling and unforgettable, ending abruptly in a tragedy that sent them into separate orbits. As Nick and Lauren both rise to fame, haunted by the secret they share, they try to live without each other--only to find they can't.
Jackie Collins' "American Star" is a love story for the nineties. At its heart are two extraordinary lovers, separated by tragic circumstances, yearning for each other, yet seemingly never able to be together again. Nick and Lauren can never forget each other. Teenage small-town lovers-- he from the wrong side of the tracks, she the prettiest girl in town-- their love was the town scandal, forbidden, sizzling and unforgettable, ending abruptly in a tragedy that sent them into separate orbits. Nick pursues his dream of acting, and after a series of wild adventures begins the slow rise that will make him one of Hollywood's biggest stars. Lauren goes to New York and enters the modeling world, surprising everyone with a career that takes off in a direction she never expected. "American Star" follows them both on their trips to fame, as Nick and Lauren, haunted by the secret they share, try to live without each other-- only to find they can't. "American Star" is a compelling story of love, sex and murder, set against the glamorous backgrounds of New York and Hollywood, as only Jackie Collins can tell it. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
The Bitch Las Vegas. A carousel town set in the middle of the desert. Blazing neon signs promise all the vices known to man, and then some. Devastatingly handsome ladies' man Nico Constantine hits town to make a killing at the casinos. But instead of tripling what's left of his dwindled fortune, he ends up owing the mob -- big time. The Bitch Gloriously beautiful Fontaine Khaled has shed her filthy rich husband for the life she really wants: a riotous whirl of champagne, designer clothes, and the hottest, sexiest men. But the never-ending party comes with a price, one even her ex-husband's outrageous alimony payments can't afford. The Bitch When Nico collides with Fontaine, their mutual lust is immediate and intense. Nico will need to use her if he wants to stay alive. Fontaine fears she's met her match. Love is the last thing on their minds, but it may be their fate -- if their creditors don't get them first.
A brand spanking new, rejacketed B format edition featuring a letter from Jackie Collins to her fans. . . Gino Santangelo - a boy from the New York slums carves himself a crime empire that takes him all the way to the top. His daughter, Lucky, proves herself to be as deadly as her father. Sensual and provocative, she is too much like him not to make a bid for his empire. . . Chancesspins through six decades like a giant roulette wheel, where the high stakes are on big money, dangerous sex and irresistible power.
Confessions of a Wild Child takes you on trip and navigates the teenage years of a wild child who will eventually rule an empire. Lucky Santangelo is a powerful and charismatic woman. But how did she become the woman she is today? Many people have asked, and in Confessions of a Wild Child we discover the teenage Lucky, and follow her on her trip to discover boys, love and how she fought her father, the infamous Gino Santangelo, to forge her own individual and strong road to success. Confessions of a Wild Child takes you on trip and navigates the teenage years of a wild child who will eventually rule an empire. Even at 15 Lucky follows her own path, and it's a crazy ride taking the reader from a strict girls school in Switzerland to an idyllic Greek island, a Bel Air estate, a New York penthouse, and a shuttered villa in the South of France. Nobody can control Lucky. She knows what she wants and she goes for it with no holds barred. Lucky at 15 - a true revelation.
A brand spanking new, rejacketed B format edition featuring a letter from Jackie Collins to her fans. . . In Chances, Lucky grew up in a top crime family, in Lucky she was married three times, in Lady Boss she took on Hollywood and bought Panther Studios, and in Vendetta: Lucky's Revenge, she fought off a life-long enemy to keep the studio and her husband. Now in Dangerous Kiss, when a member of her family is brutally gunned down in a random car-jacking, Luky's fury knows no bounds. While tracking the killer, her relationship with her husband is severely put to the test. And suddenly into her life comes a man from her past. A man with a dangerous kiss.
Distraught after finding out her father has been hiding secrets from her all her life -- and is possibly involved with the mob -- Madison flies to L.A. only to find herself held hostage by masked gunmen. Michael Castelli is being accused of murder. But has he been set up as pay-back for a deed in his past? And could his daughter's life or death situation be connected? He is determined to find out and exact his revenge. And what Michael Castelli wants, Michael Castelli gets...
Lucky Santangelo is back with a vengeance--still every bit as strong, sexy, and seductive as ever! But Lucky is older and wiser, and hot to reclaim her power position in Las Vegas. However, a deadly enemy from her past has resurfaced--a person determined to take everything from her, including the family she holds so dear: two sons and an out-of-control teenage daughter who is just as outrageous as Lucky herself. Like mother, like daughter. And if that old saying holds true, it's going to be one wild ride.
Owner of the luxurious and exclusive Keys complex in Las Vegas, Lucky Santangelo comes up against Armet Askarani, a ruthless billionaire middle-easterner potentate with three wives, who has little regard for women except as sexual playthings or breeding mares. Armet wishes to purchase the Keys, and is shocked when he hears that Lucky has no desire to sell - whatever the price. That a mere woman would turn him down is insulting and unthinkable. And so the battle for power begins. . . Meanwhile, Lucky's hot son, Bobby Santangelo Stanislopoulos is opening a branch of his successful private late night club Mood in Lucky's hotel, and inadvertently becomes involved in his close friend Frankie Romano's gambling and major drug problems, causing much friction between him and his girlfriend, Los Angeles Assistant District Attorney, Denver Jones. Back in L. A. , Max, Bobby's wild and gorgeous teenage sister is getting restless. Not interested in college, she fights with Lucky and suddenly takes off for New York and a series of adventures which could become deadly. . .
In her most scandalously titillating novel since the #1 bestselling Hollywood Wives, internationally renowned author Jackie Collins once again takes her readers behind the scenes and into the bedrooms of Hollywood's glamorous world of superstardom, where narcissism is a virtue, and fidelity means not sleeping with anyone less attractive than your spouse. Leaving her readers to guess which real celebrities she has used as models for her fabulous characters, Collins uses her insider's knowledge of the Hollywood scene to bring life to their stories of lust, scandal, and sweet revenge. Principal among the characters that make Hollywood Divorces so compulsively readable are three strong, unforgettable women who find themselves walking the treacherous pathway that inevitably leads to divorce. These are classic Jackie Collins women -- beautiful, sexy, and determined to get things done their way -- succeeding in spite of the odds. Shelby Cheney, 32. The raven-haired beautiful Shelby -- a talented film actress -- is married to Linc Blackwood, a macho movie star with a yen for hard booze, nights out with the guys, and plenty of other women. Shelby continues to put up with his infidelities, because only she knows the tragic secrets of his past. Lola Sanchez, 24. A sexy Latina superstar, Lola climbed to the top the hard way. As an unknown, Lola encountered Linc Blackwood at a party and spent the night with him. Now that she is a superstar, he fails to remember their long and steamy night together, infuriating Lola, who has revenge on her mind. Currently she is married to Matt Seel, a tennis pro who she wed on the recommendation of her advisers in an effort to distance herself from the real love of her life, Tony Alvarez, a brilliant Latino movie director with a drug habit he can't seem to break. Cat Harrison, 19. Blond, independent, a hot writer/director with a wild-child past, she has a hit movie, a rock star husband, and an amorous and powerful studio mogul determined to make her do things his way or not at all. But Cat is not a girl to be pushed around, and Cat has big plans of her own -- plans that will surprise and shock everyone. Divorce -- Hollywood style -- has never been more fascinating, for no one has ever before offered so revealing a look. The result is delicious fun.
Hollywood Divorces: Welcome to Jackie Collins' Hollywood, a world in which narcissism runs rampant and fidelity means not sleeping with anyone less attractive than your spouse. You will meet three strong, unforgettable women making their way along Hollywood's treacherous trail of divorce. Hollywood Wives: Power! Sex! Money! Fame! - the new Hollywood wives are back with a vengeance. Ambitious, young, smart and lethal, whatever they don't have, they want - and whatever these women want, they get.
Hollywood Husbands are hot. . . Hollywood Husbands are dynamic. . . Hollywood Husbands are sexy. . . Jack Python is the hottest Hollywood Husband of all. He rules nighttime T. V. and his controversial talk show burns up the ratings, while the women he encounters melt. With one expensive divorce behind him, and involved in a highly erotic affair with Oscar-winning actress Clarissa Browning, Jack Python has power, charisma, success, and money. But sometimes everything isn't enough. Howard Soloman, head of Orpheus Studios, is the man, the Hollywood King. Anything Howard wants, he gets. Including women. The sweet smell of power and Howard's street-smart style reels them in. Working for billionaire studio owner Zachary Klinger, a man with a whim of iron, Howard has problems enough. And if Howard can't deliver daytime soap megastar Silver Anderson at Klinger's command, he may lose his footing at the top of the heap. Though in Hollywood it's said that when you fall, you fall up -- from the top Howard has nowhere to go but down. Mannon Cable is a superstar. With great looks and a body to match, he is full of self-deprecating charm. Married briefly to gorgeous Whitney Valentine, who left him to become a television superstar, he was hit by the divorce where it really hurts -- his giant ego. Jack Python, Howard Soloman, and Mannon Cable have been competitive friends for years. Yet when Jade Johnson enters their lives, the least-expected one of the self-styled "Three Comers" may have finally met his match. Jade Johnson is a woman of the eighties. Strong, independent, a top New York model, she comes to L. A. for a series of million-dollar TV commercials. Jade is a dangerously beautiful woman with personal integrity and a mind of her own. The Hollywood game fails to impress her, but slowly, surely, she is sucked in. And, high roller that she is, if she must play, Jade will play to win. HOLLYWOOD WIVES,with its ten-million copy sales, and its spectacular success as a television mini-series, left Jackie Collins' devoted audience avid for the other side of the story. NOW HOLLYWOOD HUSBANDS GO ALL THE WAY!
Wherever there's money and glamour, trouble can't be too far behind. In Hollywood Kids Jackie Collins takes her readers back to the Hollywood Hills for another absorbing page-turner of sex, ambition, and deadly revenge. At the novel's core is the Hollywood Five, a clique of jaded twenty-somethings whose parents (all major players) thought that child-rearing ended with naming their offspring after themselves. Jordanna Levitt is the wildly beautiful daughter of a powerful producer and legendary movie star mother. Even though she flaunts a coltish bad-girl image, Jordanna yearns for more than lounging behind the velvet ropes in chi-chi clubs and existing on a diet of Midnight Cowboys. Jordanna's best friend, Cheryl Landers, is a sassy, leggy redhead, who is equally idle. Cheryl fills her days doing lunch and buying up Rodeo Drive until a Hollywood Madam asks her to mind shop while she's out of town. Pandering to the rich and famous goes so smoothly that she can't resist turning a trick herself. Grant Lennon, Jr. , the son of the last generation's wildly handsome icon, is a junior agent at International Artists Agents. Not satisfied with the number of starlets he can get on his own, he agrees to "test-run" women for Cheryl's fledgling entrepreneurial venture for a fee. Marjory Sanderson is a dreamy-eyed head case. Barely recovered from anorexia, she invents one phobia fast on the heels of the last one in order to keep her television magnate father's attention. Shep Worth, the effeminately beautiful son of a sex-symbol mother, who won't publicly acknowledge her age, is a man who won't publicly acknowledge his alternative sexual preference. "The group had grown up together, sharing the experience of too much too soon," Collins writes. When you've got your family's great looks, and you're always driving next year's hottest sportscar, and work isn't necessary because you've got a wallet filled with the sky's-the-limit credit cards -- why fight it? These Hollywood kids have been given everything money can buy except a raison d'être. Though their attitudes are large enough to fill any room, these offspring of privilege are all desperately trying to figure out what to do with themselves. However, life among the rich means life among the damned. A recently released psycho-killer, erotically propelled by blood-lust, is determined to wreak havoc and revenge on the kids' lives. Interwoven into this central drama are the strong stories of a supporting cast of characters: Michael Scorsinni, the street-smart ex-NYPD detective who is doomed to traverse the country until he finds his kidnapped daughter; Bobby Rush, the ambitious and talented actor/producer, who only has his Hollywood Royalty lineage working against him; Kennedy Chase, the blonde and brilliant young widow and journalist who puts the pieces together before the cops and felicitously learns in the process that she's still capable of falling in love; Luca Carlotti, the dandy mob kingpin with the cobra's smile and a weakness for classy call-girls; and finally there's Charlie Dollar, the stoned movie-star savant, perpetually on the prowl for women to fulfill his fantasy of a polygamous idyll. Not since best-selling superstar Jackie Collins created Hollywood Wives, the book which established a whole new standard for novels of the American dream in the extreme, has she dealt so incisively and so revealingly with tinseltown, and with the people who live and die there. Jackie Collins is back doing what she does best, chronicling the lives of the rich, famous and infamous with devastating accuracy. Hollywood Kids is Jackie Collins at her suspenseful roller coaster ride best.
They're rich, powerful, and ambitious--and whatever the new generation of Hollywood wives want, they get. They will stop at nothing for their chance in the spotlight. There are no limits to their passions--or their excesses--and there are new rules to the power game. Megastar Lissa Roman is about to discover that the game itself can exact a deadly price. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Power! Sex! Money! Fame! The new Hollywood wives are back with a vengeance. Whatever they don't have, they want - and whatever these women want, they get. Unlike their counterparts in the '80s, who were happy to give charity dinners and exclusive parties to further their husbands' careers, today's Hollywood wives are hungry to create their own identities. These ladies are into achieving everything their famous husbands have and more, and will stop at nothing for a chance in the spotlight. Ambitious, young, smart and lethal, the new Hollywood wives are into yoga, fasting, spinning, Pilates, their own production companies, and making things happen. Hollywood Wives: The New Generation explores the secrets of the women in today's Hollywood: their loves, their passions, their affairs, and most of all, their ruthless ambitions. As always, Jackie Collins views Hollywood and its inhabitants with an insider's eye. Jackie's fabulous take on the new breed will shock and surprise, amuse and startle.
Ambitious, young, smart, and lethal, the new Hollywood wives are into yoga, fasting, spinning, Pilates, their own production companies, and making things happen. Welcome to their world of drop-dead glamour and dangerous secrets. . . . Lissa Roman, movie and music superstar. At forty, the platinum blonde is at the top of her game, and she plays it with plenty of attitude. She's supremely confident about her every move-until she begins to suspect that Gregg, her decade-younger fourth husband, is cheating. Nicci Stone, Lissa's wild nineteen-year-old daughter. Nicci is engaged to hot filmmaker Evan Richter, but Nicci has a dilemma: Does she commit to Evan, or is Evan's bad-boy brother and partner, Brian, really the man she wants?
A wild rollercoaster ride through the corrupt, cocaine-strewn corridors of Hollywood's rich, famous and powerful. . . In Hollywood, it takes more than ambition to make it to the top. No one is safe when passion becomes obsession. . . In Hollywood, living fast and paying the price are all part of the fame. But when the game spins recklessly out of control, life in L. A. can be murder. . . In Hollywood, a shocking web of power, obsession and murder will be revealed. And someone is about to discover the thrill of revenge. . . Murder, mayhem and a chilling conspiracy to hide the real truth.
A brand spanking new, rejacketed B format edition featuring a letter from Jackie Collins to her fans. . . Lucky Santangelo - she's ruthless, wild. . . and dangerous. In Chancesshe showed how deadly a woman can be. In Luckyshe showed what she had to do to win - one hundred per cent of the time. Now she's reaching for the ultimate prize - control over a major Hollywood studio. Control over the destinies of some of the richest and most powerful people on earth. Lucky Santangelo is the Lady Boss. And what Lucky Wants, Lucky always gets. . .
Murder and revenge come in all types.A killer is playing a deadly game inside the exclusive mansions of LA. Drawn into this dangerous world are a high-class call girl looking for a way out...a ruthless agent playing for high stakes... and a beautiful journalist chasing the story of her career.' They are about to discover the rules of survival in this city of dreamers and deceivers.
On the heels of her sensational "New York Times" bestseller "Dangerous Kiss," comes another tantalizing Jackie Collins treat: "Lethal Seduction. " Madison Castelli, the beautiful, street-smart heroine of Jackie Collins's L. A. Connections series, returns in "Lethal Seduction," an edgy novel full of danger, passion and suspense. Madison is having problems -- her ex-live-in lover who walked out on her is trying to walk back in. Her new lover is giving her a hard time. And her father turns out to be a man with deadly secrets. Set between the high-powered world of New York and the manic excitement of Las Vegas, "Lethal Seduction" is packed with all the intrigue and glamour fans have come to expect from Jackie Collins. This deliciously uninhibited tale of cover-ups, deception and mob involvement finds Jackie Collins at the height of her creative powers as the diverse cast of characters in "Lethal Seduction" take an exhilarating walk on the wild side, where nothing is ever exactly as it seems and danger is all around.
Beth, Lara and Rio - three exotic women with a common cause and vengeance in their hearts. They're out to avenge a murder and they'll go to any lengths. Their targets: the heirs of the Bassalino crime family. Their weapon: sex. The results: a bloodbath of sexual mayhem through the lethal corridors of organised crime. Three beautiful women set out to probe that when it comes to revenge, the female is far, far deadlier than the male - especially when they're The Love Killers . . . 'Sensational, bitter, completely compulsive' She
A book that left burn marks on night tables across continents, 'Lovers And Gamblers 'has become a Collins classic. It features two of her most memorable characters: Al King, the rock-and-roll superstud who is everything any sex-crazed groupie ever imagined her hero to be; and Dallas, the beauty queen whose sky-high ambitions stem from a sordid secret--the type that tabloids tingle to tell. Together, they're on a wild ride from London to New York, from Hollywood to Rio and the steaming jungles of the Amazon--where all their dreams and nightmares are about to come true.
Dangerous sex, family secrets, irresistible power, mega money and two murders equal one reckless week in New York. Lovers and Players takes you on a high-powered trip from Park Avenue to Brooklyn. Jackie Collins is back--in her most deliciously scandalous novel yet. And she's giving her readers a revealing look into the private realms of her fabulously rich and sexy cast of characters. In Lovers and Players, the Diamond family's power extends from coast to coast. Max--a real estate tycoon; Chris--a Hollywood lawyer; and Jett--a young, handsome ex-druggie, now a successful model in Italy, must finally come face to face with their tyrannical father, Red, who has been controlling their world for as long as they can remember. Working as Red's housekeeper is Diahann, a beautiful black ex-singer. Her stunning bi-racial nineteen-year-old daughter, Liberty--a waitress who is a would-be singer herself--does not approve of her mother working as a housekeeper. Liberty has dreams of her own and while she pursues them, Damon P. Donnell, married hip-hop mogul supreme, pursues her. Amy Scott-Simon, a beguilingly pretty young New York heiress, in engaged to marry Max Diamond. At her bachelorette party she runs into Jett, Max's younger brother. Jet has no idea who Amy is. She also doesn't realize who he is. A one-night fling leads to major complications. As the lives of these characters intertwine, power, money, fame and love are the ties that bind--emotionally and otherwise--in this highly charged love story about family relationships and deadly choices.
From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo. A hot-blooded beauty in love with power and hungry for pleasure, Lucky's dazzling odyssey -- and her trail of enemies -- sweeps from the casinos of Las Vegas to a private Greek island, from cutthroat Hollywood to chic New York and Paris. She's a gambler and a lover. She's wild, savvy, and proud. She's Lucky ...and you'll never forget her.
Three high-powered Hollywood couples, two hot affairs, one underage Russian ex-hooker, a passionate murder--and the players' lives are changed forever. Cameron Paradise, a stunningly beautiful twenty-four-year-old personal trainer, flees Hawaii and her champion-surfer husband, Gregg, in the middle of one of his abusive tirades and makes her way to L. A. Tall, blond, with a body to die for, it doesn't take Cameron long to find a job at an exclusive private fitness club where she encounters LA's most important players. She has plans to open her own studio one day, and while every man she meets comes on to her, she is more focused on saving money and working hard than getting caught up in the L. A. scene of wild parties and recreational drugs. Until she meets Ryan Lambert, an extremely successful independent movie producer. Ryan is married to overly privileged Mandy Lambert, the daughter of Hamilton J. Heckerling, a Hollywood power-player son-of-a-bitch mogul. Ryan has never cheated on his demanding Hollywood Princess wife, but when he meets Cameron, all bets are off, especially since she's seeing his best friend Don Verona, the devastatingly attractive talk-show host and legendary player. In her latest sizzling blockbuster, internationally bestselling author Jackie Collins explores what happens when lust and desire collide with marriage and power--and the results lead to murder.
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