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Sidney Sheldon - Author

About the Author

Sidney Sheldon, whose highly successful writing career spanned over 50 years, garnered international praise and recognition in four diverse fields. The winner of an Oscar, a Tony, and an Edgar Allan Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America, Sheldon had over 250 television scripts, twenty five major motion pictures, six Broadway plays and fourteen novels (with sales figures well over 200 million) to his credit, ranking him as one of the world’s most prolific writers.

Sheldon was also one of the few major authors to have all his novels filmed as major motion pictures or blockbuster mini-series for television. His novels are published in 56 languages, including Russian, Turkish, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Korean, Hebrew, Greek and Indonesian, in 100 countries worldwide.

Sidney Sheldon died on January 30 2007.

Featured books by Sidney Sheldon

Other books by Sidney Sheldon

The Phoenix

The Phoenix

Author: Sidney Sheldon, Tilly Bagshawe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

The New York Times Bestselling Author Thrilling and nail-biting, The Phoenix has all the trademark glamour, suspense and unexpected twists of a classic Sidney Sheldon novel. A deadly enemy will rise again... Ella Praeger has always felt like an outsider. So when she is called to join the ranks of The Group, a force for good operating in the shadows, her world shifts. She is gifted a purpose - and a dangerous legacy. Years ago, The Group rid the world of one of its most powerful criminal masterminds. Yet when a child washes up on a beach in Greece, a mysterious symbol tattooed on its heel, it is a clear warning: impossibly, Athena Petridis has returned to reclaim her empire. Ella's connection to Athena is deeply personal. Thrown into an underworld of treachery and corruption, and haunted by the tragedies of her own past, Ella is reborn as an agent, chasing a villain risen from the ashes. But only one of them can fulfil their destiny...

Sidney Sheldon's The Silent Widow

Sidney Sheldon's The Silent Widow

Author: Sidney Sheldon, Tilly Bagshawe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

New York Times Bestselling Author Sweeping from Mexico City to the dark underbelly of LA, The Silent Widow has all the trademark glamour, suspense and unexpected twists of a classic Sidney Sheldon novel. A young American au pair, Charlotte Clancy, vanishes without a trace in Mexico City. The case is left cold, but its legacy will be devastating. A decade later, LA is shaken by a spate of violent murders. Psychologist Nikki Roberts is the common link between the victims, her patients at the heart of this treacherous web. When someone makes an attempt on Nikki's life, it's clear she is a marked woman. Nikki makes a living out of reading people, drawing out their secrets, but the key to this shocking pattern eludes her. With the police at a dead end Nikki drafts in Derek Williams, a PI who isn't afraid to put his hand into the hornet's nest. Williams was thwarted in the notorious Charlotte Clancy case all those years ago, but what he unearths in LA - and the mention of one name in particular - leaves him cold, and takes him on a dangerous path into the past. A shadowy manipulator has brought his deadly game to the streets of LA. In a crime spanning generations, it seems Nikki Roberts knows all too much - and a ruthless killer knows the price of her silence. In this crooked city, where enemies and friends are one and the same, Nikki must be the master of her own escape . . .

Sidney Sheldon's The Silent Widow: A gripping new thriller for 2018 with killer twists and turns

Sidney Sheldon's The Silent Widow: A gripping new thriller for 2018 with killer twists and turns

Author: Sidney Sheldon, Tilly Bagshawe Format: eBook Release Date: 14/06/2018

New York Times Bestselling AuthorSweeping from Mexico City to the dark underbelly of LA, The Silent Widow has all the trademark glamour, suspense and unexpected twists of a classic Sidney Sheldon novel.A young American au pair, Charlotte Clancy, vanishes without a trace in Mexico City. The case is left cold, but its legacy will be devastating.A decade later, LA is shaken by a spate of violent murders. Psychologist Nikki Roberts is the common link between the victims, her patients at the heart of this treacherous web. When someone makes an attempt on Nikki's life, it's clear she is a marked woman.Nikki makes a living out of reading people, drawing out their secrets, but the key to this shocking pattern eludes her. With the police at a dead end Nikki drafts in Derek Williams, a PI who isn't afraid to put his hand into the hornet's nest. Williams was thwarted in the notorious Charlotte Clancy case all those years ago, but what he unearths in LA - and the mention of one name in particular - leaves him cold, and takes him on a dangerous path into the past.A shadowy manipulator has brought his deadly game to the streets of LA. In a crime spanning generations, it seems Nikki Roberts knows all too much - and a ruthless killer knows the price of her silence.In this crooked city, where enemies and friends are one and the same, Nikki must be the master of her own escape . . .

Sidney Sheldon's The Silent Widow

Sidney Sheldon's The Silent Widow

Author: Sidney Sheldon, Tilly Bagshawe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

New York Times Bestselling Author Sweeping from Mexico City to the dark underbelly of LA, The Silent Widow has all the trademark glamour, suspense and unexpected twists of a classic Sidney Sheldon novel. A young American au pair, Charlotte Clancy, vanishes without a trace in Mexico City. The case is left cold, but its legacy will be devastating. A decade later, LA is shaken by a spate of violent murders. Psychologist Nikki Roberts is the common link between the victims, her patients at the heart of this treacherous web. When someone makes an attempt on Nikki's life, it's clear she is a marked woman. Nikki makes a living out of reading people, drawing out their secrets, but the key to this shocking pattern eludes her. With the police at a dead end Nikki drafts in Derek Williams, a PI who isn't afraid to put his hand into the hornet's nest. Williams was thwarted in the notorious Charlotte Clancy case all those years ago, but what he unearths in LA - and the mention of one name in particular - leaves him cold, and takes him on a dangerous path into the past. A shadowy manipulator has brought his deadly game to the streets of LA. In a crime spanning generations, it seems Nikki Roberts knows all too much - and a ruthless killer knows the price of her silence. In this crooked city, where enemies and friends are one and the same, Nikki must be the master of her own escape . . .

De cealalta parte a miezului noptii

De cealalta parte a miezului noptii

Author: Sidney Sheldon Format: eBook Release Date: 09/12/2017

Intr-o panza de pasiuni si razbunari, patru vieti se intrepatrund pentru totdeauna... Cu putin inainte de izbucnirea celui de-al Doilea Razboi Mondial, frumoasa Noelle Page pleaca din Marsilia la Paris. Dezamagita in dragoste, intr-o lume condusa de barbati, ea ajunge sa isi foloseasca de puterea de seductie cu unicul scop de a se razbuna pe singurul barbat pe care l-a iubit cu adevarat, Larry Douglas, tanarul aviator american care a abandonat-o. Dar ce se va intampla cand reuseste in final sa ajunga din nou fata in fata cu el - va avea ura forta sa invinga dragostea si pasiunea pe care le-a simtit odinioara? Insa Noelle a devenit amanta magnatului grec Constantin Demiris, unul dintre cei mai puternici si mai bogati oameni din lume, un om care nu uita si nu iarta nici cea mai mica ofensa care i-a fost adusa vreodata. Corupt pana in maduva oaselor, Demiris considera ca are dreptul sa imparta dreptatea in felul propriu - iar Noelle risca sa fie distrusa cu totul. Singura victima nevinovata este tanara si inocenta Catherine Alexander, sotia lui Larry Douglas, care este prinsa in mijlocul furtunii si devine un pion sacrificat in jocul lipsit de scrupule al razbunarii si al tradarii care se dezlantuie.

The Other Side of Me

The Other Side of Me

Author: Sidney Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

The Sheldon family were immigrants to the USA; a fairly dysfunctional family, constantly on the move, either fleeing debt crises or seeking possible employment all over the country. In the 1930's America's economy was in crisis, businesses were folding everywhere and more than thirteen million people lost their jobs. Sidney attended eleven different schools, worked by night at manual and temporary jobs. Sidney had always wanted to write and even when working as a busboy in a Chicago hotel managed to write for the local newspaper. But it was song-writing and radio that gave him his first break. In New York he worked as a barker for Radio City Music Hall, carrying on writing, seeking music publishers and choosing whether to have a hot dog for five cents and walk thirty-five blocks home or not to eat and take the subway home. Moving on to the Californian dream, he found a boarding house full of people with dreams and haunted the studio gates for a job as a writer, a reader, anything. His skill and persistence won and Sidney Sheldon's career had begun. But shortly afterwards, Pearl Harbor led to his joining the Army Air Corps and learning to fly. Amazingly, between training and flying, the indefatigable Sheldon started writing librettos for New York musical theatre, starting with an updated version of The Merry Widow (Balanchine was the choreographer), meeting stars like Kirk Douglas at the beginning of their careers, finding as many flops as successes. Returning to Hollywood, he found his screenplay career took off. He worked with actors like Cary Grant, Shirley Temple; with legendary producers like David Selznick and Dory Schar; and musical stars like Irving Berlin, Judy Garland and Gene Kelly. This is the amazing story of how Sidney Sheldon turned to writing television series and finally the books for which we all know him. The Other Side of Me is a wonderful story of a remarkable life, and of a man who has tried his hand at, and succeeded in, every form of writing.

The Master Storyteller Collection, Volume 2

The Master Storyteller Collection, Volume 2

Author: Sidney Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

Sidney Sheldon's Mistress of the Game

Sidney Sheldon's Mistress of the Game

Author: Sidney Sheldon, Tilly Bagshawe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

The spellinbinding sequel to Sidney Sheldon's Master of the Game. One of most glamorous and suspenseful tales ever told... It began with Jamie MacGregor, stealing diamonds in Africa. It continued with his daughter, the powerful Kate Blackwell who grew her father's company into a world wide conglomerate, Now the story passes to the next generation. Spanning the decades and picking-up exactly where Sidney Sheldon's bestselling Master of the Game finished, Mistress of the Game follows the Blackwell family as they, Love, and lose, scheme and murder through the 80's up until the present day. Heart-stopping and glamorous, tense and provactive, Mistress of the Game is the sequel that Sheldon fans have been waiting for...

Sidney Sheldon's Classic Legacy Collection, Volume 2

Sidney Sheldon's Classic Legacy Collection, Volume 2

Author: Sidney Sheldon, Tilly Bagshawe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

Tell Me Your Dreams

Tell Me Your Dreams

Author: Sidney Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

The fast-paced new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The Best Laid Plans, Morning, Noon & Night and Bloodline. Someone was following her. She had read about stalkers, but they belonged in a different, faraway world. She had no idea who it could be, who would want to harm her. She was trying desperately hard not to panic, but lately her sleep had been filled with nightmares, and she had awakened each morning with a feeling of impending doom. Thus begins Sidney Sheldon's chilling novel, Tell Me Your Dreams. Three beautiful young women are suspected of committing a series of brutal murders. The police make an arrest that leads to one of the most bizarre murder trials of the century. Based on actual events, Sheldon's novel races from London to Rome to Quebec City to San Francisco, with a climax that will leave the reader stunned.

Nothing Lasts Forever

Nothing Lasts Forever

Author: Sidney Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

A page-turning novel of desire and broken dreams from the internationally bestselling author of The Other Side of Midnight and If Tomorrow Comes. Three young doctors-their hopes, their dreams, their unexpected desires... Dr.Paige Taylor: She swore it was euthanasia, but when Paige inherited a million dollars from a patient, the D.A. called it murder. Dr. Kat Hunter:She vowed never to let another man too close again-until she accepted the challenge of a deadly bet. Dr. Honey Taft:To make it in medicine, she knew she'd need something more than the brains God gave her. Racing from the life-and-death decisions of a big major hospital to the tension-packed fireworks of a murder trial, Nothing Lasts Forever lays bare the ambitions and fears of healers and killers, lovers and betrayers. And proves once again that no reader can outguess Sidney Sheldon, the master of the unexpected.

The Master Storyteller Collection, Volume 1

The Master Storyteller Collection, Volume 1

Author: Sidney Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

If Tomorrow Comes

If Tomorrow Comes

Author: Sidney Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

The international bestseller from the master of suspense. A mafia conspiracy and one women against the world. Tracy Whitey is on top of the world. Young, beautiful, intelligent, she is about to marry into wealth and glamour - until, betrayed by her own innocence, she finds herself in prison, framed by a ruthless mafia gang and abandoned by the man she loves. Beaten and broken, but surviving with her dazzling ingenuity, Tracy emerges from her savage ordeal - determined to avenge those who have destroyed her life. Her thirst for revenge takes her from New Orleans to London, from Paris to Madrid and Amsterdam. Tracy is playing for the highest stakes in a deadly game. Only one man can challenge her - he's handsome, persuasive and every bit as daring. Only one man can stop her - an evil genius whose only hope of salvation is in Tracy's destruction...

The Naked Face

The Naked Face

Author: Sidney Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

The psychiatrist's couch holds many secrets. Can it also hold the key to a series of brutal murders? The thrilling first novel from the internationally bestselling Master of Suspense. Two murders, one victim murdered in the street in a gruesome but apparently arbitrary attack. The other brutally tortured and left to die in agony. Now it's the turn of psychoanalyst Dr Judd Stevens... In a chilling game of cat and mouse, Judd must become the hunter rather than the hunted if he wants to stay alive. Working with the mindset of a detective, he must analyse his patients, searching for a motive, clues, reasons. Could it be Teri Washburn, Hollywood starlet, thrown out of tinsel town in scandal and now addicted to sex? Could it be Harrison Burke, top business man and disturbed paranoiac? Or could it be Alexander Fallon, a crazed evangelist, convinced that God has chosen him to avenge all sin in the world? In this deadly game, there can only be one winner...If Judd is to survive he must play the game to win. This is Sidney Sheldon's first novel - a gripping, intense thriller that brought him fame as a bestselling novelist.

The Other Side of Midnight

The Other Side of Midnight

Author: Sidney Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

One of Sidney Sheldon's most popular and bestselling titles, repackaged and reissued for a new generation of fans. A gripping, glamorous novel of scorching sensuality and heart-stopping evil. A beautiful French actress whose craving for passion and vengeance takes her from the gutters of Paris to the bedroom of a powerful billionaire; a dynamic Greek tycoon who never forgets an insult, never forgives an injury; and a handsome war hero lured from his wife by another woman. From Paris to Washington, Hollywood to the islands of Greece, The Other Side of Midnight is the story of four star-crossed lives enmeshed in a deadly ritual of passion, intrigue and corruption.

The Doomsday Conspiracy

The Doomsday Conspiracy

Author: Sidney Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2017

OPERATION DOOMSDAY... ACTIVATE... Commander Robert Bellamy of US Naval Intelligence is dispatched on a top secret mission. A weather balloon carrying sensitive military information has crashed in Switzerland. Bellamy must locate the ten witnesses to the incident so that they can be sworn to secrecy. But as he conducts his search Bellamy begins to suspect that he, too, is being hunted, by an unknown lethal force... that what he was told about the balloon was only one part of an almost unbelievable happening..