Search Results: "Jackie Collins"


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GODDESS OF VENGEANCE by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"Unapologetic thrills with oodles of flash."
All plotlines lead to Vegas in this latest installment of Collins' saga of the irrepressible and seemingly immortal Lucky Santangelo. Read full book review >

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LETHAL SEDUCTION by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 2000

"Cool as a subzero shot of designer vodka, and just as unreal."
Madison Castelli, celebrity profiler for an upscale Manhattan magazine and heroine of Collins's L.A. Connections series, takes center stage in this coast-to-coast melodrama amid a memorably horny cast of characters. Read full book review >

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VENDETTA by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Otherwise, it's rather a by-the-numbers if harmless romp. ($300,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
Collins is back, and so is the ever-popular Lucky (Lady Boss, 1990, etc.), both operating here, it would seem, on automatic pilot. Read full book review >

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HOLLYWOOD KIDS by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 1994

"It's logical: Hollywood Wives and Hollywood Husbands breed Less Than 9 Zero 210 offspring. (First printing of 500,000; Literary Guild main selection; author tour)"
Egomaniacs in fast cars, Armani-clad spoiled rich kids, their movie mogul parents, ``lavishly appointed'' Tinseltown homes, and always-sensational sex—it's Collins romping on her well-trodden but ever-fertile ground. Read full book review >

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HOLLYWOOD DIVORCES by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 2, 2003

"Very familiar plot tarted up with skin-tight tracksuits and backwards baseball caps. But the cheekiness and bitchy energy of Collins's previous trashy treats just ain't here—as if written by someone else: uncharacteristically dull."
Movie stars get mad—and get even. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN STAR by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 1993

"Standard fare told in plodding, unimaginative fashion—with the requisite sex scenes, career fantasies, and designer outfits all in place. (Literary Guild Dual Selection for June)"
Collins (Lady Boss, etc.) returns to Hollywood (and New York and Kansas) in this perfunctory 20-year romantic saga between a small-town princess and a poor, rakish Italian-American stud- -nothing new from this author, but then who among her readers cares? Read full book review >

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DEADLY EMBRACE by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 11, 2002

"Preposterous plot, unattractive characters, and crude dialogue make for a lackluster sequel to Lethal Seduction (2001). No razzle-dazzle, no Hollywood cameos, and, worst of all, no shopping."
Celebrity journalist Madison Castelli's life is falling apart. Read full book review >

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LOVERS AND PLAYERS by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2006

"Wicked fun, but lacking a heroine complex enough to root for."
Depraved billionaire summons his three estranged sons to New York for a surprise announcement in Collins's (Hollywood Divorces, 2003, etc.) latest. Read full book review >

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THE SANTANGELOS by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2015

"Collins' dim view of human nature never fails to entertain."
The latest in the adventures of Collins' lady mobster with a heart of platinum, Lucky Santangelo. Read full book review >

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THRILL by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

Collins (Vendetta, 1997, etc.) once again weaves her trademark web of Hollywood romance and intrigue, in a 17th novel that's sure to capture her rabid fans. Read full book review >

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DROP DEAD BEAUTIFUL by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 2007

"Despite phoned-in thrills, a breathless hurtle to the 'explainer' epilogue."
Collins' 25th is a silver-anniversary sleaze-fest starring "Lady Boss" Lucky Santangelo in a supporting role. Read full book review >

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DANGEROUS KISS by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 1999

"Well, even if you don—t. (Literary Guild Main selection; Doubleday Book Club Main selection; TV and radio satellite tour; author tour)"
The fifth in a series featuring sexy Lucky Santangelo (Vendetta, 1997, etc.), the feminist, gun-toting head of Panther Studios. Read full book review >