Al King, the rock-and-roll super stud 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…LOVERS & GAMBLERS
In Chances, Lucky grew up in a top crime family. In Lucky, she was married three times. And now, in Lady Boss, she takes on Hollywood and wins! Panther Studios is the prize and Lucky wants it… In her quest for power she meets adversaries and enemies, friends and betrayers. And her relationship with her husband, charismatic comedian and movie star, Lennie Golden is put to the test. Lucky's first challenge is to buy the only movie studio still not controlled by a powerful conglomerate – Panther Studios, owned by the retired, irascible, old Abe Panther. But Abe won't sell his beloved studio to Lucky until she proves she has the guts to make it in Hollywood. It's his idea that she disguise herself as a secretary and go in undercover to find out what's really going on. It's a challenge that also satisfies Lucky's passion for adventure - and her desire to take chances… In the process, Lucky uncovers a world of financial scheming, big-time betrayal, and bizarre sex. Panther Studios and Lucky Santangelo… a dangerous mix…
Author : Jackie Collins
ISBN : 9781849836326
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 64.13 MB
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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, she fought off a lifelong 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 holdup, her fury knows no bounds. While she is tracking the killer, her relationship with her husband, charismatic writer and director Lennie Golden, is put to the test. Then, suddenly, into her life comes a man from her past – a man with a dangerous kiss. Dangerous Kiss is a story of raw anger, love, lust, murder and revenge, and at its white-hot center is Lucky Santangelo, a strong, exciting woman who dares to take chances – and always wins.
Lucky Santangelo. A fifteen-year-old wild child ready to discover life, love and independence. Daughter of the notorious Gino, Lucky discovers her mother's murdered body floating in the family swimming pool at the tender age of four. Since then Gino has kept her protected from life closeted in their Bel Air mansion. But in Jackie Collins' Confessions of a Wild Child, Lucky finally breaks free, and running away from boarding school the adventures begin. Boys, sex, drugs and rock n' roll - Lucky explores it all in preparation for the strong, kick-ass woman she eventually becomes. Delve into the world that Lucky rules!
*Includes a sparkling and hilarious introduction from the wonderful Daisy Buchanan, talking about what this book and Jackie means to her!* ‘The definition of a class act’ Graham Norton Dangerously sensual, breathtakingly beautiful, and utterly unforgettable, she is Lucky Santangelo, the sizzling star of Chances, Lucky, and Lady Boss - Lucy is back and better than ever . . . A scorching new installment of the wildly popular Lucky series, Vendetta finds Lucky in the most perilous situation of her life when her prized Panther Studios is taken from her by Donna Landsman, the unscrupulous widow of Lucky's arch-enemy, Santino Bonnatti. Donna intends to destroy Lucky in every way she can, but Lucky is street-smart, powerful, and just as ruthlessly dangerous. And so the battle for control begins. With Vendetta: Lucky's Revenge, Jackie Collins proves once again why she is an international powerhouse, a writer who digs deep into the glamorous, intoxicating - yet ultimately treacherous - world of Hollywood. Why everyone needs Jackie in their lives . . . 'No one does it better than Jackie' heat ‘The definition of a class act’ Graham Norton 'Scandalous. Outrageous. And completely fabulous!' Veronica Henry ‘Jackie was absolutely marvellous, she was lovely. She was a very, very good writer’ Jilly Cooper ‘Jackie to me was the best writer of those risqué, amusing, fun novels – full of Hollywood characters and lots of sex’ Barbara Taylor Bradford ‘That smart, talented and gorgeous woman paved the road for many of us so that we could experience a smoother journey . . . with or without heels’ Sandra Bullock
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 result: a bloodbath of sexual mayhem through the lethal corridors of organized crime. Three beautiful women set out to prove that when it comes to revenge, the female is far deadlier than the male - especially when they're THE LOVE KILLERS..
POWER. OBSESSION. MURDER. REVENGE. A killer is playing a deadly game inside the exclusive mansions of L.A. 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.
*Featuring a new, intimate introduction from the wonderful Jessie Burton talking about what Jackie and her books mean to her! Discover the empowerment, sex, scandal and glamour of Lucky, a book ‘so hot it will have to be printed on asbestos’, from the insatiable number one bestseller Jackie Collins.* In the world of the rich, love and power are just games to play – and Lucky Santangelo is determined to win . . . Lucky is a woman with the strength and determination to accomplish anything. A shrewd businesswoman in a world of demanding old men and petty women, Lucky rules with an iron grip - when she wants something, she gets it, no matter who she is up against. But she's not the only player and this game certainly isn't fair . . . There's Lennie Golden, a comic struggling to make it, who has been spurned by love before, Olympia Stanislopoulos, an oft-married heiress with a penchant for cocaine, Dmitri Stanislopoulos, a rich man used to getting his way, and Santino Bonatti, a man determined to get revenge on the Santangelos no matter the cost. As their lives become entwined and the stakes grow higher and higher, the thirst for revenge is never far away. It will take all the backbone Lucky possesses to reach the climax that she deserves - and come out on top . . . Why everyone needs Jackie in their lives . . . 'I was also hooked by Collins’ glitzy, glamorous, steamy world of beauties and sculpted bodies and sex and murder' Guardian 'Impossible to put down' Wall Street Journal 'I'm hooked! She has such tremendous insight into the underbelly of society one wonders where and how she acquired her knowledge! 'Can't get enough of these books and can never put them down' 'Exciting and romantic . . . kept me hooked' 'I have not read a Jackie Collins book for years. But boy have I enjoyed this one - fantastic read, couldn't put it down' 'Absolutely love this series of books'
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. 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.
*Featuring a heart-warming and revealing new introduction from Jackie's friend and fellow writer Barbara Taylor Bradford! Don't miss this unputdownable sexy roller-coaster of a Thrill! ride from the insatiable, inimitable Jackie Collins!* Lara is a dazzling movie star with the world at her feet, but at thirty-two she has yet to find a man capable of living with such a tempting object of desire . . .Richard, Lara's ex, is a successful film director now married to Nikki, an up-and-comer producing her first film, Vengeance. Nikki likes to keep Richard close, but he is not the kind of man who takes orders. When Nikki persuades Lara to star in Revenge, a bitter struggle for control of Lara's life begins . . . But then Lara meets Joey Lorenzo, a handsome young actor with a mysterious past. Before she can stop herself, she's swept up in an affair so sensual she ignores all the warning signs . . . From chic New York and the exclusive Hamptons to the hungry heart of L.A., this high-suspense tale pulses with deadly obsessions and relentless desires in a seemingly perfect world. Why everyone needs Jackie in their lives . . . 'A true inspiration, a trail blazer for women's fiction' Jilly Cooper 'Scandalous. Outrageous. And completely fabulous!' Veronica Henry 'Collins is in a class of her own' Now 'Jackie Collins is the queen of romantic thrillers. Thrill! is dark, engaging, entertaining and excellently written' 'In true Jackie Collins style, the plot is raunchy and packed with sex' 'Jackie Collins is a truly unique and amazing writer . . . I fell in love with the characters'