Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Dimensions: 624 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1 in
Published: February 1, 1998
Publisher: Pocket Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0671023489
ISBN - 13: 9780671023485
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Chapter One: Lennie Golden had not set foot in Vegas for thirteen years, even though it was the city of his conception, birth and first seventeen years of life. He looked around as he stepped off the plane, sniffed the air and took a deep breath. The place still smelled the same. The airport was doing a roaring trade in visiting gamblers, tourists and middle America out to have fun. Fat male butts waddled alongside plump, peroxide ladies in polyester pant suits and fake jewelry. Small children whined and complained. Traveling hookers in halter tops, hot pants tightly outlining their crotches, arrived to do business. Swarthy foreigners clutched black leather attaché cases and breathed garlic over their accompanying yellow-haired mistresses. Jess was there to meet him. Five feet tall, startlingly pretty, she still had the air of a tomboy about her -- which is what she had been at school. She had always preferred to hang out with the boys. Especially Lennie. They had been best friends since first grade, their somewhat unexpected and platonic relationship surviving and getting stronger each year -- even though they didn''t see much of each other since he had moved from Vegas to New York. They made an ill-assorted couple. Lennie, so tall and lanky, with dirty-blond hair and ocean-green eyes. An overgrown Robert Redford with more than a touch of Chevy Chase. And Jess, petite and wide-eyed, with a mop of orange hair, freckles and a Playboy centerfold body in miniature. Sh
From the Publisher
Jackie Collins'' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine!
From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo. A hot-blooded beauty in love with power and hungry for pleasure, Lucky''s dazzling odyssey -- and her trail of enemies -- sweeps from the casinos of Las Vegas to a private Greek island, from cutthroat Hollywood to chic New York and Paris.
She''s a gambler and a lover. She''s wild, savvy, and proud. She''s
...and you''ll never forget her.
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From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, international bestselling author Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo. A hot-blooded beauty in love with power and hungry for pleasure, Lucky''s dazzling odyssey -- and her trail of enemies -- sweeps from the casinos of Las Vegas to a private Greek island, from chic Hollywood to glamorous New York and Paris.
She''s a gambler and a lover. She''s wild, savvy, and proud. She''s Lucky...and you''ll never forget her.
About the Author
There have been many imitators, but only Jackie Collins can tell you what really goes on in the fastest lane of all -- from Beverly Hills bedrooms to the raunchy streets of Hollywood. W ith 200 million copies of her books sold in more than 40 countries, Jackie Collins is one of the world''s top-selling writers. In a series of controversial bestsellers, she has blown the lid off Hollywood life and loves. "I write about real people in disguise," she says. "If anything, my characters are toned down -- the truth is much more bizarre." J ackie''s sixteen bestselling novels have never been out of print, and all have been New York Times bestsellers. Now comes Thrill! , a high suspense story of sex, lust, relationships, fame, violence and terror. Her heroine is a beautiful movie star -- classy and untouchable, who hooks up with a handsome stud -- irresistible to women. Then there''s her ex-husband. His ex-lovers. A fifteen year old wild child. An obsessed fan. And all the secrets in the world... J ackie Collins started writing as a teenager, making up steamy stories her schoolmates paid to devour. Her first book, The World Is Full of Married Men became a sensational bestseller because Of its open sexuality and the way it dealt honestly with the double standard. After that came The Stud, Sinners, The Love Killers, The World Is Full of Divorced Women, The Bitch, Lovers and Gamblers, Chances, and then the international sensation, Hollywood Wives -- a number one New York Times bestseller
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THE FABULOUS HEROINE OF CHANCES RETURNS. SHE'S A HOT-BLOODED BEAUTY IN LOVE WITH POWER, HUNGRY FOR PLEASURE... WILD, NOTORIOUS, TROUBLE... SHE'S... LUCKY
With the sensual grace of a panther, Lucky Santangelo prowled her Las Vegas casino, restless, ready, eager for action. That night began a dazzling odyssey, filled with dangerous passion and sun-drenched sex, sadistic vengeance and breathless suspense. From the decadent luxury of California, to Paris, New York and a private Greek island, Lucky fought for her father's honor, for ruthless triumph, for the wild card of a fabulous love. Her rivals; an ice-cold Hollywood wife... a much-married heiress strung out on cocaine... a jaded magnate hooked on power...a crazed hoodlum lusting for murder. But Lucky was a gambler and a lover, a woman who ruled her empire and pursued her man with the potent Santangelo strength... her way, on her terms, whatever the odds. Jackie Collins tops the sensational success of "Hollywood Wives" and "Chances" with "Lucky", "so hot it will have to be printed on asbestos." --Liz Smith, The
"Hot." -- Houston Post