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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 worldâ€™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.
Wow, he doesn’t let up. It’s been four years since we had one of these international blockbusters and he’s got seventeen bestsellers under his belt. He still delivers a cracking good plot-based yarn with unexpected twists and good characters. You’ll love it. Comparison: John Grisham, Jeffrey Archer, James Patterson. Similar this month: David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille.
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 . . .
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.
A chilling thriller and a classic from the internationally bestselling Sidney Sheldon, author of The Other Side of Midnight and If Tomorrow Comes. In New York, Denver, Paris and Berlin, four people have died separately in apparent accidents. The widows of two of the dead, Diane Stevens is a well-connected, affluent artist from the Upper East Side and Kelly Harris, an African-American model, find themselves under ruthless attack and are drawn together in fear, confusion and for mutual protection. But why are they being targeted? Is there a connection to the mystery behind their husband's deaths? Meanwhile, Tanner Kingsley, Chief Executive of an international Think Tank created only seven years ago, is on the cusp of an amazing discovery which could alter the future of the world and deliver unbelievable power into the company's hands. But are the mysterious deaths connected to this volatile secret? Taut with suspense and with an unnervingly realistic premise that could alter our lives, ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK is Sheldon at the top of his form.
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 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...
A consuming tale of fame and passion from the internationally bestselling author of The Other Side of Midnight and If Tomorrow Comes. From humble beginnings, Toby Temple becomes a superstar. He knows what he wants - and he always makes sure he gets what he wants. He is the world's funniest comedian, loved by presidents, lusted after by women. But, deep down, he yearns for love and stability. Jill Castle has always been an outsider, desperate to be accepted. Despite her great beauty, she finds breaking into Hollywood as an actress impossible without auditioning on the Directors' infamous casting couches. But, with one glance, Toby falls for Jill's beauty and sweeps her out of obscurity to stardom by his side. Now, she can get the revenge she has always longed for... Glamour, glitz, sex and revenge combine in this classic Sidney Sheldon novel, one of his page-turning best.
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.
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..
One of Sidney Sheldon's most popular and bestselling titles, repackaged and reissued for a new generation of fans. Kate Blackwell is one of the richest and most powerful women in the world. She is an enigma, a woman surrounded by a thousand unanswered questions. Her father was a diamond prospector who struck it rich beyond his wildest dreams. Her mother was the daughter of a crooked Afrikaaner merchant. Her conception was itself an act of hate-filled vengeance. At the extravagent celebrations of her ninetieth birthday, there are toasts from a Supreme Court Judge and a telegram from the White House. And for Kate there are ghosts, ghosts of absent friends and of enemies. Ghosts from a life of blackmail and murder. Ghosts from an empire spawned by naked ambition... Sidney Sheldon is one of the most popular storytellers in the world. This is one of his best-loved novels, a compulsively readable thriller, packed with suspense, intrigue and passion. It will recruit a new generation of fans to his writing.
The international bestseller from the master of suspense.Jennifer Parker is brilliant, beautiful and bold. . She seems unbeatable - but is she really? Jennifer Parker is brilliant, beautiful and bold. A lawyer, the most glamorous and successful in America, she dominates the court with her intelligence and charm. When Jennifer falls in love, she can hardly believe her luck. Adam Warner is handsome, smart, destined to be the next President of the United States - and married... Jennifer falls pregnant and yet is determined not to allow her broken heart to get in the way of her success. But she soon realises that being alone makes her more vulnerable to those who are determined to destroy her... Sidney Sheldon gives us his greatest character yet in this bestselling tale of power, love and intrigue.
MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT - The internationally best-selling 'The Other Side of Midnight' was dominated by the man who is Sheldon's most magnificent creation... 'Constantin Demiris' Billionaire, art lover, womaniser...and killer. To Noelle, the woman who betrayed him, and Larry, the man who stole her, Demiris brought a chilling retribution. But Demiris' terrible revenge is far from complete... 'Ioannina, Greece' In the seclusion of a remote convent a young woman emerges from the trauma of memory loss... 'Catherine Alexander' Larry's widow, sees Demiris as a benefactor, the man who restores her faith in the future. How can she know the fate he has in store, or that her life is bound up with other victims of his mighty ego?From the exotic shores of the Mediterranean to post-war London, 'Memories of Midnight' is a passionate, unforgettable story of an innocent woman's fight against a terrifying destiny 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.
He wanted power; she wanted revenge. The magnificent novel by the internationally bestselling author of The Other Side of Midnight and Morning, Noon and Night. He wanted power, she wanted revenge... 'Dear Diary: This morning I met the man I am going to marry.' It was a simple enough entry in a young woman's diary which gave not the slightest portent of the elaborate chain of events that was about to occur. The Best Laid Plans tells the explosive story of the beautiful and ambitious Leslie Stewart, who learns that for some men power is the greatest aphrodisiac; and of Oliver Russell, the handsome governor of a small southern state, who finds out why hell has no fury like a woman scorned. With the unexpected twists and turns that are the hallmarks of his mega best-selling novels, Sidney Sheldon spins a tale of two equally determined people headed on a collision course. Oliver has a strategy to win the White House; Leslie has a scheme to make him wish he'd never been born. They both should have known that even the best laid plans can go dangerously astray...in a deadly dangerous way.
The Stanford family is one of the most respected in America - but behind the facade of fame and glamour lies a hidden web of blackmail, drugs and murder... When Harry Stanford, one of the wealthiest men in the world, mysteriously drowns while cruising on his yacht off the rugged coast of Corsica, it sets off a chain of events that reverberates around the globe. At the family gathering following the funeral in Boston, a strikingly beautiful young woman appears. She claims to be Stanford's daughter and entitled to a share of the tycoon's estate. Is she genuine, or is she an imposter? Sweeping from the splendours of the Italian Riviera, to the fashion salons of Paris and New York, and the elite opulence of Boston and Florida, 'Morning, Noon & Night' twists and turns its way through intrigue, smoke and mirrors to a surprise ending you'll never forget...
Sidney Sheldon's eighth novel, repackaged to accompany his memoirs, 'The Other Side of Me'. The world is on the brink of mutual destruction between the East and the West and Mary Ashley, beautiful, talented, intelligent, has been chosen to represent America as Ambassador to Romania. Thrust from her comforting, homely life in Kansas, she finds herself lost amongst the political turmoil in a foreign country where she is seen as the enemy and no-one is to be trusted. Then someone starts to threaten Mary and her children. Who can want her to leave so desperately and why? And can Mary decide who she can trust when her life is on the line? Sidney Sheldon is at his gripping best in this thrilling political page-turner.