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Jackie Collins - Author

About the Author

Jackie Collins is one of the world's top-selling writers, with more than 400 million copies of her books sold in more than forty countries. She lives in Beverly Hills, California. She died in September 2015.

 

Jackie Collins was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Galaxy National Book Awards 2011.

 

Author photo by Greg Gorman

Featured books by Jackie Collins

Confessions of a Wild Child

Confessions of a Wild Child

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/04/2014

Who is Lucky Saint? She's a fifteen year old wild child who discovered her mother's murdered body floating in the family swimming pool when she was only five years old. In Confessions of a Wild Child you will follow Lucky as she navigates her teen years - boys, drugs, family dramas, and many adventures from Greek islands to Vegas penthouses. You will meet the Santangelo family. Gino Santangelo, Lucky's father, a powerful man with a dubious past, who owns hotels in Vegas and struggles to control his willful and stubborn daughter. And Dario, Lucky's gay teenage brother who is too scared to reveal his sexual preference to his father. In Confessions of a Wild Child you will discover how Lucky strikes a path to become the powerful and charismatic woman she is today. Super-heroine of seven books and three mini-series, Lucky Santangelo is Jackie Collins' most popular and beloved heroine.

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The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook

The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/04/2014

Bold, wildly beautiful, and totally her own woman, Lucky Santangelo needs no introduction. The sizzling, glamorous, sometimes dangerous daughter of former gangster Gino, Lucky is the most popular character in Collins' wild world of lust, intrigue, violence and redemption. A true Italian/American woman of the world, Lucky likes to shake it up in the kitchen - from traditional Italian dishes to sumptuous desserts and crazy cocktails. The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook features the kind of bold and audacious flavours that characterise Lucky herself. From zesty meatballs to sweet and spicy spare ribs, this book is packed with recipes suitable for everything from big family dinners to lavish cocktail parties to romantic dinners for two. The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook is certain to broaden any home cook's repertoire in new and excitingly delicious directions. Fully illustrated and peppered throughout with fun and delightfully provocative scenes written just for this book, readers will enjoy seeing Lucky - and Jackie - in action. So … if you want a little taste of Lucky Santangelo in your life ...get into the kitchen and start getting Lucky!

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Confessions of a Wild Child

Confessions of a Wild Child

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/09/2013

Who is Lucky Saint? She's a fifteen year old wild child who discovered her mother's murdered body floating in the family swimming pool when she was only five years old. In Confessions of a Wild Child you will follow Lucky as she navigates her teen years - boys, drugs, family dramas, and many adventures from Greek islands to Vegas penthouses. You will meet the Santangelo family. Gino Santangelo, Lucky's father, a powerful man with a dubious past, who owns hotels in Vegas and struggles to control his willful and stubborn daughter. And Dario, Lucky's gay teenage brother who is too scared to reveal his sexual preference to his father. In Confessions of a Wild Child you will discover how Lucky strikes a path to become the powerful and charismatic woman she is today. Super-heroine of seven books and three mini-series, Lucky Santangelo is Jackie Collins' most popular and beloved heroine.

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The Power Trip

The Power Trip

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/03/2013

A Russian billionaire and his state of the art yacht. His beautiful and sexy supermodel girlfriend. And five dynamic, powerful and famous couples invited on the yacht's maiden voyage. A senator and his lovely but unhappy wife. A very attractive movie star and his needy ex-waitress girlfriend. A famous black footballer and his interior designer wife. A male Latin singing sensation and his older English boyfriend. And a maverick writer with his Asian journalist female friend.Could this be the trip of a lifetime? Or could this be the trip from hell? Whatever happens on the high seas doesn't necessarily stay there. The Power Trip - take it if you dare.

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Other books by Jackie Collins

HOLLYWOOD DIVORCES

HOLLYWOOD DIVORCES

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 22/11/2012

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: SHELBY - The raven-haired, beautiful, talented actress is married to Linc, a macho movie star with a yen for hard booze and other women. LOLA - The sexy superstar climbed to the top the hard way. As an unknown, Lola encountered Linc at a party and spent the night with him. Now that she is famous, he fails to remember their steamy night together, infuriating Lola, who has revenge on her mind. CAT - The blond, independent, hot writer/director has a wild-child past, 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. DIVORCE - Hollywood style - has never been more fascinating

Power Trip Prequel

Power Trip Prequel

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 30/10/2012

A thrilling short story from international bestselling author Jackie Collins, The Power Trip Prequel introduces you to the compelling cast of characters from Jackie's upcoming book The Power Trip (to be published in February 2013).In Paris you'll meet maverick journalist Flynn Hudson, recently returned from a challenging assignment in Afghanistan. Across town, beautiful supermodel Bianca is playing, while her billionaire Russian lover Aleksandr is planning the ultimate birthday party for her on his luxury super yacht. Five superstar couples will accompany them.You'll also meet Russian mobster Sergei Zukov, a dangerous man who is on a mission to find out who arranged the mysterious death of his brother. The answer could prove deadly for the glamorous power couples bound for the trip of their lives...

Sinners

Sinners

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2012

Hollywood - glittering premieres, dazzling movie sets, fabulous parties, plush love-nests hidden in Malibu and Beverly Hills. Behind the gorgeous playgrounds of the rich and renowned lies a jungle of lust and perversity, greed and ambition, love and danger - where survival is all and innocence is a role nobody plays for long. Jackie Collins uncovers all the sex, all the scandals, all the private obsessions of filmland's famous in the shocking, passionate world of . . . Sinners

The World is Full of Married Men

The World is Full of Married Men

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2012

David Cooper cheats on his wife. She doesn't cheat - and that suits him fine. Until the young and beautiful Claudia appears and David wants out of his marriage. But Claudia has different ideas - different dreams: To be a model, an actress, a star. And she'll do anything to make it. Just name a price.The world is full of married men is a devastating exposure of the cut throat media business - the phony promises and the very real power of the casting couch.

The World is Full of Divorced Women

The World is Full of Divorced Women

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2012

Cleo James, the cool British journalist who joined the thrill seekers when she found her husband coupling with her best friend...Muffin, the luscious centerfold, with a little girl charm, a big girl body, and an appetite for all that Hollywood has to give...Mike James,the music promoter who adores his Cleo but whose addiction to women is constant and insatiable...Jon Clapton, who took a little English girl from Wimbledon, and made her into Britain's top model, and now wants to keep those profits rolling in any way he can...And Daniel Onel, an actor grown older, wiser-and hungrier than ever for Cleo James

Power Trip - THE PREQUEL

Power Trip - THE PREQUEL

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 19/10/2012

Dear Readers, I would like to introduce you to the following short story that reveals some of the diverse and colorful characters featured in my new full-length novel, The Power Trip - a sexy, sun-drenched thriller. In the prequel you will meet Aleksandr Kasianenko, the powerful Russian oligarch. Bianca, the world famous mixed-race supermodel. And Flynn Hudson, tall, dark and smart, a journalist and activist that women automatically fall for. Flynn has problems, but he deals with them like a real man. He's super sexy, a true hero. I had so much fun writing The Power Tripand creating so many characters. If you like this taster, then meet some of the other characters in the actual book. There is power couple, Ashley and Taye Sherwin, he's a black British football hero, she's an interior designer. Gay Latin superstar, Luca Perez, and his older boyfriend. Movie icon Cliff Baxter, with his much younger girlfriend. And cheating politician, Hammond Patterson, accompanied by his lovely but tortured wife. What happens to this illustrious group while cruising on the Sea of Cortez on Aleksandr Kasianenko's luxury yacht? Read The Power Tripand see! So enjoy this very small taster and prepare yourself for The Power Trip. Take it if you dare!

Love Killers

Love Killers

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 11/10/2012

Mob boss Enzio Bassalino doesn't like anyone cutting into his profits. So when beautiful crusader Margaret Brown persuades too many hookers to leave the ranks, she's blown away. Three extraordinary women vow to bring down Bassalino-by destroying his three sons. Innocent-seeming, fragile Beth will go after Frank in New York; kinky underground film star Rio will seduce Angelo in London; slick, gorgeous jet-setter Lara will ensnare Nick in Los Angeles. But it's a dangerous game, heating up to a spellbinding blend of dazzling intrigue and murderous suspense, of raw eroticism, and sudden, forbidden passion, as three sensational women use the only weapon Bassalino's sons can't resist...

L.A. Connections

L.A. Connections

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2012

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.

The Love Killers

The Love Killers

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2012

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..

Thrill!

Thrill!

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2012

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 the seemingly perfect world of a gorgeous film actress. She could have any man - but the one she can't resist is a mysterious lover with a shadowed past. As their jolting affair skyrockets with electric passion, shocking secrets break through their hidden traps - in a brilliantly twisting story that sparks with the explosive Jackie Collins touch

Rock Star

Rock Star

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/07/2012

Rock Star International bestselling sensation Jackie Collins, the queen of glamour fiction (San Antonio Express-News) captures the raw, electric thrill of life in the spotlight in this pulse-pounding novel. 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...

Lovers & Gamblers

Lovers & Gamblers

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/07/2012

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

American Star

American Star

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/07/2012

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.

Vendetta: Lucky's Revenge

Vendetta: Lucky's Revenge

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2012

Dangerously sensual, breathtakingly beautiful, and utterly unforgettable, she is Lucky Santangelo, the sizzling star of Chances, Lucky, and Lady Boss. With Vendetta: Lucky's Revenge, Jackie Collins continues the saga of Lucky Santangelo in a nonstop, action-packed tale of sex, betrayal, drugs, intrigue, and murder. 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.

Dangerous Kiss

Dangerous Kiss

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2012

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.

Lady Boss

Lady Boss

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2012

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...