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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

Lovers & Players

Lovers & Players

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

Amy Scott-Simon, a young New York heiress, is engaged to marry Max Diamond, an older powerful real estate tycoon. At her bachelorette party, she runs into Jett, Max's younger half-brother who is fresh back from Italy, where he is a successful male model. They have no idea who each other are. A one night fling leads to complications and regrets. Meanwhile, Chris Diamond -- a hot L.A entertainment lawyer -- flies into town to meet with his two brothers and Red Diamond, the boys' dysfunctional billionaire father. Working as Red's housekeeper is Diahann, whose stunning bi-racial nineteen-year-old daughter, Liberty, does not approve of her mother's occupation. As Liberty pursues the dreams her mother once had, to sing, Damon P. Donnell, married hip-hop mogul supreme, pursues her. And then there is Mariska, Max's Russian socialite ex-wife, a woman with more secrets than anyone, secrets that ultimately lead to her brutal and mysterious murder. As the lives of these characters intertwine, power, love, sex, money and fame are the ties that bind in this highly charged love story about family relationships, deadly choices and dangerous sex.

Lethal Seduction

Lethal Seduction

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

New York fashion designer Jamie Nova has chosen the glitz of Las Vegas as the setting for celebrating her impending divorce. Joined by her two best friends, street-smart Madison Castelli, and Natalie de Barge, an ambitious TV reporter - Jamie plans to make the most of her hard-earned holiday and forget all about her controlling ex. When the threesome encounters Mark Blaine, the fun-loving playboy scion of a real estate billionaire, things start to heat up very quickly. Madison and Natalie receive a frantic midnight phone call telling them Mark is lying in Jamie's bed. And he's dead...

Hollywood Wives: The New Generation

Hollywood Wives: The New Generation

Author: Jackie Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2011

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. You will meet Lissa Roman, mega movie and singing star, her wild daughter Nicci, Michael Scorsinni, the handsome private investigator with an edge, and Taylor Singer, a sometime actress married to the Hollywood mogul. Into their lives comes Eric Vernon, a dangerous psychopath with kidnapping on his mind... Like the original, HOLLYWOOD WIVES - THE NEW GENERATION will shock and surprise, amuse and startle, taking readers on a roller-coaster ride of fun and suspense they won't soon forget.

Thrill

Thrill

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2011

Jackie Collins' most outrageous, erotically charged New York Times bestseller is a sexy, shaterring roller-coaster thrill ride! 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.

Dangerous Kiss

Dangerous Kiss

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2011

JACKIE COLLINS' BLOCKBUSTER BESTSELLER AT A NEW LOW PRICE! Dangerous Kiss Read by the Author When a member of her family is brutally gunned down in a random car-jacking, Lucky Santangelo's 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 past.

Hollywood Divorces / Hollywood Wives: The New Generation

Hollywood Divorces / Hollywood Wives: The New Generation

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 29/04/2010

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.

Poor Little Bitch Girl

Poor Little Bitch Girl

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 09/02/2010

Three twenty-something women, one hot rich guy, two mega movie stars, and a devastating murder: Poor Little Bitch Girl has it all.Denver Jones is a hotshot twenty-something attorney working in L.A. Carolyn Henderson is personal assistant to a powerful and very married Senator in Washington with whom she is having an affair. And Annabelle Maestro-daughter of two movie stars-has carved out a career for herself in New York as the madame of choice for discerning famous men. The three of them went to high school together in Beverly Hills-and although Denver and Carolyn have kept in touch, Annabelle is out on her own with her cocaine addicted boyfriend, Frankie.Then there is Bobby Santangelo Stanislopolous, the Kennedyesque son of Lucky Santangelo and deceased Greek shipping billionaire, Dimitri Stanislopolous. Bobby owns Mood, the hottest club in New York. Back in the day he went to high school with Denver, Carolyn and Annabelle. And he connected with all three of them. Frankie is his best friend.When Annabelle's beautiful movie star mother is found shot to death in the bedroom of her Beverly Hills mansion, the five of them find themselves thrown together . . . and secrets from the past have a way of coming back to haunt everyone. . . . A new, sexy, and explosive novel from perennial bestseller Jackie Collins.

Poor Little Bitch Girl

Poor Little Bitch Girl

Author: Jackie Collins Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 15/10/2009

First there's Denver Jones, the hotshot attorney working in L.A. and Carolyn Henderson - personal assistant to a powerful and very married Senator in Washington with whom she is having an affair. Then there's Annabelle Maestro - daughter of two movie stars - who has carved out a career for herself in New York as the madame of choice for discerning famous men. The three twenty-something women used to go to high school together in Beverly Hills and Denver and Carolyn have always kept in touch, but Annabelle is out on her own with her cocaine addicted boyfriend Frankie. Bobby is Frankie's best friend - Bobby Santangelo Stanislopolous, that is, Kennedy-esque son of Lucky Santangelo and deceased Greek shipping billionaire Dimitri Stanislopolous. Now he owns Mood, the hottest club in New York, but back in the day he went to high school with Denver, Carolyn and Annabelle, and hung out with all three of them. Which means that Bobby knows everyone's secrets - and he has some of his own, too.

Poor Little Bitch Girl

Poor Little Bitch Girl

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 15/10/2009

Denver Jones is a hotshot twenty-something attorney working in L.A. Carolyn Henderson is P.A to a powerful and very married Senator in Washington with whom she is having an affair. And Annabelle Maestro - daughter of two movie stars - has carved out a career for herself in New York, with the help of her cocaine addicted boyfriend, as the madame of choice for discerning famous men. Then there is Bobby Santangelo Stanislopolous, the Kennedyesque son of Lucky Santangelo. Back in the day he went to high school with Denver, Carolyn and Annabelle. When Annabelle's mother is found shot to death in her Beverly Hills mansion, the friends are thrown together, and secrets from the past have a way of coming back to haunt them

Hollywood Divorces

Hollywood Divorces

Author: Jackie Collins Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/09/2009

Married Lovers

Married Lovers

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 10/06/2008

Cameron Paradise, a stunningly beautiful twenty-four-year-old personal trainer, flees her abusive boyfriend in Australia and ends up in L.A. Cameron soon gets a job at a private fitness club where she encounters the city's most important players. She has plans to open her own studio, and while every man she meets comes on to her, she is focused on working hard and saving money to achieve her goal. Until she meets Ryan Lambert, that is. An extremely successful independent movie producer, he's 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.Only internationally bestselling author Jackie Collins knows what happens when lust and desire collide with marriage and power. And the results lead to murder.

Drop Dead Beautiful

Drop Dead Beautiful

Author: Jackie Collins Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 05/11/2007

From Miami to Beverly Hills, from Mexico City, Acapulco and Las Vegas, LUCKY SANTANGELO is back! And so is the illegitimate son ANTHONY BONAR, of her one time Godfather and lethal enemy, ENZIO BONNATI. Lucky is preparing for the opening of her new multi-billion dollar hotel complex in Las Vegas, The Keys. But Anthony Bonar - drug lord and vicious killer - is out to stop her in any way he can. Meanwhile, MAX, Lucky's wild 16-year-old daughter, has run off to hook up with a man she met on the Internet. Instead of the gorgeous guy she thought she'd be meeting, he turns out to be an obsessed rich psycho with a deep-seated grudge against Lucky. And so the lethal games begin...

Lovers & Players

Lovers & Players

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 07/02/2006

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.

Hollywood Divorces

Hollywood Divorces

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 02/12/2003

HOLLYWOOD DIVORCES INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR In her most scandalously titillating novel since the #1 bestselling Hollywood Wives, internationally renowned author Jackie Collins takes her listeners into the bedrooms of Hollywood's glamorous world of superstardom, where narcissism is a virtue, and infidelity means not sleeping with anyone less attractive than your spouse. Hollywood Divorces features three classic Jackie Collins women. There's raven-haired Shelby Cheney -- a talented film actress -- who 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. Lola Sanchez is a sexy Latina superstar, who 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. Cat Harrison is a blond, independent, hot writer/director with a wild-child past, a hit movie, a rock star husband, and an amorous 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. The result is delicious fun.

Deadly Embrace

Deadly Embrace

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2002

Jackie Collins, international bestselling author, returns with another fast-paced and unforgettable tale of dangerous passion and suspense, both prequel and sequel to her New York Times bestseller Lethal Seduction. Madison Castelli -- the beautiful, talented and street-smart journalist first introduced in the L.A. Connections series and Lethal Seduction -- is distraught after finding out her father has been keeping secrets from her (and is possibly involved with the mob). Madison flies from New York to L.A. to visit her best friend, Natalie De Barge, a gorgeous black radio personality, but within hours they find themselves caught in a restaurant hold-up, where they are trapped in a life-or-death situation. Meanwhile, Michael Castelli, Madison's outrageously handsome father, has been accused of two murders and flees to Las Vegas to be with Dani, the ex-showgirl mother of his other two children: Vincent, a Las Vegas hotel and casino owner, and Sofia, a wild eighteen-year-old. Michael is determined to find the people who set him up and exact his revenge. And, as Madison knows, what Michael Castelli wants, Michael Castelli gets. Deadly Embrace is full of surprises, excitement, passion and intrigue, a wickedly entertaining read, brimming with the memorably raunchy characters and glamorous settings that readers have come to expect from Jackie Collins.

Hollywood Wives - The New Generation

Hollywood Wives - The New Generation

Author: Jackie Collins Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2001

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. Hollywood Wives -- The New Generation promises marital mayhem for the new millennium.