Whether you're new to the world of Jackie Collins, or you know her books intimately, you’ll find something to love in the achingly sexy Hollywood Wives, featuring an introduction from Helen Ellis.
‘When I was thirteen, Jackie Collins showed me how to be brave. You write what no one thinks you can write. You ask for money no one wants to admit that you’ve earned. You fight for your marriage when your husband has failed you’ HELEN ELLIS
There have been many imitators, but only ever one Jackie Collins. With millions of her books sold around the world, and thirty-one New York Times bestsellers, she is one of the world’s top-selling novelists. From glamorous Beverly Hills bedrooms to Hollywood movie studios; from glittering rock concerts to the yachts of billionaires, Jackie chronicled the scandalous lives of the rich, famous, and infamous from the inside looking out.
'A true inspiration, a trail blazer for women's fiction' JILLY COOPER
‘Jackie shows us all what being a strong, successful woman means at any age’ MILLY JOHNSON
‘Jackie will never be forgotten, she’ll always inspire me to #BeMoreJackie’ JILL MANSELL
‘Jackie’s heroines don’t take off their clothes to please a man, but to please themselves’ CLARE MACKINTOSH
‘Legend is a word used too lightly for so many undeserving people, but Jackie is the very definition of the word’ ALEX KHAN
‘What Jackie knew how to do so well, is to tell a thumping good story’ ROWAN COLEMAN
‘Jackie wrote with shameless ambition, ruthless passion and pure diamond-dusted sparkle’ CATHERINE STEADMAN
‘Here is a woman who not only wanted to entertain her readers, but also to teach them something; about the world and about themselves’ ISABELLE BROOM
‘Lessons galore on every page… about feminism, equality, tolerance and love’ CARMEL HARRINGTON
‘Jackie is the queen of cliff-hangers’ SAMANTHA TONGE
‘For all her trademark sass, there is a moralist at work here’ LOUISE CANDLISH
‘Nobody does it quite like Jackie and nobody ever will’ SARRA MANING
‘Jackie bought a bit of glitter, sparkle and sunshine into our humdrum existence’ VERONICA HENRY
‘Jackie wrote about Hollywood with total authenticity, breaking all the rules and taboos’ BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD
‘Jackie lived the Hollywood dream, but, she looked sideways at it, and then shared the dirt with her readers’ JULIET ASHTON
‘What radiates from her novels, is a sense that women are capable of great things’ ALEXANDRA HEMINSLEY
In the star-studded publishing cosmos of gossipy fiction, Collins orbits securely between the likes of Dominick Dunne and Danielle Steel. Overlooking the pulpy prose, cardboard characters and soap opera melodrama, her legions of eager faithful will not be disappointed with this newest trendy fable detailing the sleazy sex habits of Hollywood's nouveau riche and infamous. Riding the crest of fame, ageless Hollywood superstar Lissa Roman is fed up with her fourth husband's cheating and has decided to throw him out. Still up for at least one more romance, Lissa gets the hots for the studly PI she hires to evict her slimy spouse. Meanwhile, her gorgeous 19-year-old daughter, Nicci Stone (whose Spanish gigolo father was Lissa's second hubby) is engaged to Evan Richter, the serious-minded half of a team of upstart film writer producer twin brothers. But like mother, like daughter: why settle for the first guy? Nicci develops a libidinous yen for her fianc 's twin. Lost in the mists of lust and expensive living, Nicci fails to notice a suspicious car tracking her every move. Her stalker is murderous ex-con Eric Vernon, who sets in motion his plan to kidnap and ransom Nicci the same night Lissa is scheduled to appear at the opening of a glitzy new Vegas hotel and casino for a record $3 million. All this is set against assorted minor subplots featuring Lissa and Nicci's glamorous inner circles their friends' catty chatter serves as chorus to the central dramedy. With fashions provided by Rodeo Drive and catering by Mister Chow's, this is Collins at her ultra-celeb, super-accessorized, bestselling best.
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