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Wicked Pleasures

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Penny Vincenzi’s second novel focuses on the dark and sometimes sordid secrets of an aristocratic banking dynasty. But this is far more than ‘just’ a family saga as Vincenzi adds plenty of suspense and thrills to this stylish and intriguing story of passions – for money, for sex, or simply for what you can’t have.

If you like Penny Vincenzi you might also like to read books by Elizabeth Jane Howard, Julian Fellowes and Victoria Clayton.

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A stunning novel from Sunday Times Number One bestselling author Penny Vincenzi: 'A gloriously tempestuous and romantic mix' Daily Express Sexy, glamorous and fun, WICKED PLEASURES is the story of a brother and two sisters who find out that they all have different fathers: none of them Alexander, Earl of Caterham, who was married to their mother for almost twenty years. It is the story of the power and the greed of the mega-rich, as the great family banking business upon which fortunes are won and lost comes to the brink of ruin, and family ties are tested to the utmost.

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Wicked Pleasures by Penny Vincenzi

A stunning novel from Sunday Times Number One bestselling author Penny Vincenzi: 'A gloriously tempestuous and romantic mix' Daily Express Sexy, glamorous and fun, WICKED PLEASURES is the story of a brother and two sisters who find out that they all have different fathers: none of them Alexander, Earl of Caterham, who was married to their mother for almost twenty years. It is the story of the power and the greed of the mega-rich, as the great family banking business upon which fortunes are won and lost comes to the brink of ruin, and family ties are tested to the utmost.

Reviews

'Deliciously readable' * Mail on Sunday * 'These pleasures may be wicked, but they won't make you fat' * The Times * 'Every Penny Vincenzi is a guaranteed bestseller' * Grazia * 'Penny is the doyenne of the modern blockbuster' * Glamour *'


About the Author

Penny Vincenzi

Penny Vincenzi is one of the UK`s best-loved and most popular authors. Since her first novel, Old Sins, was published in 1989, she has written sixteen bestselling novels, most recently A Perfect Heritage and the number one bestsellers The Decision, The Best of Times and An Absolute Scandal.

Her first 'proper' job was at the Harrods Library, aged sixteen, after which she went to secretarial college. She joined the Mirror and later became a journalist, writing for The Times, the Daily Mail and Cosmopolitan amongst many others, before turning to fiction. Several years later, over seven million copies of Penny's books have been sold worldwide and she is universally held to be the 'doyenne of the modern blockbuster' Glamour.

Penny Vincenzi has four daughters, and divides her time between London and Gower, South Wales.

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Fellow novelist SOPHIE KING on PENNY VINCENZI

I met Penny during my time as a journalist and thought she was wonderful. She's given me advice over the years as well as a quote for my own covers. Penny's books have a wide cast of characters so there's something for most of us. She's also got a gift for creating settings so the smells and colours leap out of the pages.

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Book Info

Publication date

3rd July 2006

Author

Penny Vincenzi

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Publisher

Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
816 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Literary Fiction
Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780755332380

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