By Jackie Collins
The dangerously attractive Lucky -- big name of 2 of Jackie Collins' earlier spoil, foreign number 1 bestsellers, Chances and Lucky -- returns in Lady Boss. And this time the shockingly sensual, ruthlessly shrewdpermanent fortunate is out to overcome Hollywood!
In Chances Lucky grew up in a most sensible crime kin. In Lucky, she was once married 3 times. And now, in Lady Boss, she takes on Hollywood and wins!
Panther Studios is the prize and fortunate desires it... In her quest for strength she meets adversaries and enemies, acquaintances and betrayers. And her dating along with her husband, charismatic comic and film megastar, Lennie Golden is placed to the attempt.
Lucky's first challenge is to shop for the single motion picture studio nonetheless now not managed through a robust conglomerate -- Panther Studios, owned by way of the retired, irascible, previous Abe Panther. yet Abe won't promote his liked studio to fortunate till she proves she has the heart to make it in Hollywood. It's his concept that she cover herself as a secretary and move in undercover to determine what's really happening. It's a problem that still satisfies Lucky's ardour for event -- and her wish to take chances...
In the process, fortunate uncovers a global of economic scheming, big-time betrayal, and peculiar intercourse.
Panther Studios and fortunate Santangelo... a deadly mix...
When fortunate makes her ultimate move, assuming the function of Lady Boss at Panther Studios, she stuns the whole and units off a sequence of concern waves, not just threatening her marriage to Lennie, yet bringing down on her head the hatred of crime boss Carlos Bonnatti -- a hatred that is going again generations, setting up peril her lifestyles, and the lives of every body with reference to her!
With Lady Boss, Jackie Collins brings again one among her so much fascinating and endearing characters, Lucky Santangelo. She additionally proves once more that she is the unquestioned queen of glamorous fiction.
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