Kate Blackwell is the symbol of success, the beautiful woman who parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Winner of a unique position among the wealthy and world-renowned, she is also a survivor as indomitable as her father, who returned from the edge of death to wrench a fortune in diamonds from the hard South African soil. Kate surveys the family she has manipulated, dominated and loved; the fair and the grotesque, the mad and the mild, the good and the evil - her winnings in life.
"Reader destroys the storytelling"
In Paris, in Washington, and in Greece in a fabulous villa, an innocent American becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal. She is Catherine Douglas, a woman caught in a web of four lives intertwined by passion as her handsome husband pursues an incredibly beautiful film star...and as Constantin Demeris, a legendary Greek tycoon, tightens the strands that control them all.
"Forget the movie. Read the book."
Jennifer Parker, a brilliant and beautiful young lawyer, survives shattering career setbacks to become one of the most successful defense attorneys in America. Jennifer's strength and beauty win the love of two powerful men but earn her the implacable hatred of a third. Adam Warner, man of integrity, born to lead his country, is tied by honor and obligation to his wife. Michael Moretti, compelling Mafia boss, nearly destroys Jennifer's career before it begins.
"Great Book, poor reader who took long breaks"
Once upon a time, Tracy Whitney was one of the best thieves in the business. Then she settled down, had a baby, and planned to spend the rest of her days quietly, living anonymously, devoted to her son. But tragic news has forced Tracy to face her greatest nightmare. Now, with nothing left to protect, she returns to the hunt - and she's more dangerous than ever.
In a family rife with secrets - murder, hidden identities, perversions - and a depraved sense of honor, the player who wins the game may be the only one who will survive. Full of the late master's trademark elements - remarkable characters, dazzling plotting, and a page-turning narrative style - this sizzling sequel vividly captures the master's voice and irresistible magic.
"I second the "Disaster" comment"
International adventure awaits the lovely and daring Tracy Whitney, a New Orleans computer technician, when she vows to avenge the untouchable crime lords who ruined her mother's life. The idealistic Tracy embarks on a series of dazzling escapades that carry her off to London, Paris, Madrid, and Amsterdam. Renowned actor Roger Moore, of James Bond fame, narrates this romantic, and suspense-filled story.
"Good story but..."
Two dazzling tales of intrigue and suspense from international best-selling author, Sidney Sheldon. In The Stars Shine Down, beautiful young Lara Cameron has relentlessly pursued power and success until she'd created an international empire. But now a rejected lover bent on revenge threatens to destroy everything she's struggled for. Taut and gripping, The Naked Face finds brilliant psychoanalyst Judd Stevens stalked by a mysterious murderer while fighting to clear his own name
Best selling author Sidney Sheldon picks up where his megahit, The Other Side of Midnight, left off, revisiting and continuing the story and characters from the earlier novel. The story moves from Greece to other exotic locales as Sheldon evokes a compelling portrayal of Catherine Douglas and her fight against a terrifying destiny.
The conservative party's newest superstar, Alexia De Vere has worked hard to realize her political ambitions. The brilliant and ruthless wife of wealthy aristocrat Teddy De Vere, Alexia relishes her power and the control it gives her to shape and destroy lives. Yet success has also demanded sacrifice. Her daughter, Roxie, a bitter young woman confined to a wheelchair after a failed suicide attempt, blames Alexia for ruining her life. Alexia's dashing son, Michael, is risking the family's good name to jump-start his entrepreneurial dreams.
Tracy Whitney never thought she wanted to settle down. With her suave and handsome partner, Jeff Stevens, she'd been responsible for some of the world's most astounding heists, relishing the danger and intensity of life on the wild side. Together, she and Jeff have made enough money for several lifetimes conning the rich, corrupt, and greedy out of their ill-gotten fortunes. But there is still one thing missing from Tracy's perfect life: a baby.
"Ok continuation of story"
As the newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, Mary Ashley becomes the target of a mysterious murder plot. The action races from Washington D.C. to Buenos Aires, from Paris and Rome to Bucharest, as Mary struggles against her unseen assassins and the apparent treachery of the men she trusts.
Toby Temple is a superstar, the world's funniest man. He gets any woman that he wants, but under the superstar image is a lonely man. Jill Castle is a sensuous starlet. She has a dark and mysterious past and has an ambition even greater than Toby's. Together they rule Hollywood.
The Best Laid Plans tells the impassioned story of the beautiful and ambitious Leslie Stewart and the handsome Southern governor Oliver Russell. She learns that for some, men with power are the greatest aphrodisiac; he learns why hell has no fury like a woman scorned. With the unexpected twists and turns that are the hallmark of his best-selling novels, Sidney Sheldon spins a tale of the collision course driven by two equally determined people.
Elizabeth Roffe, only child of one of the world's richest men, has it all; beauty, intelligence, innocence and youth. But when her father dies, she discovers that she has inherited not only his vast pharmaceutical company, with offices and factories all over the world, but also an unspeakable terror that threatens to destroy the business. As she struggles to save the company that took her family four generations to build, she realizes that she herself is the target of an unknown assassin.
"Savored the Suspense"
In Berlin, a woman vanishes from the city streets. In Paris, a man plunges from the Eiffel Tower. In Denver, a small plane crashes into the mountains. In Manhattan, a body washes ashore from the East River. At first these seem to be random incidents, but the police soon discover that all four of the victims are connected to Kingsley International Group (KIG), the largest think tank in the world.
"Another good one"
Hanson died quickly - with a knife in his back. Carole was next - covered with acid and tortured to death. Now it's Judd's turn - a New York pschoanalyst, he'd known them both. Two faceless executioners on a murderous mission, searching for a secret which is unknown to Judd. Not safe at home or at work, Judd feels his professional grip slipping while he faces constant threat of imminent attack. To whom can he ultimately turn?
"Poor recording quality"
If America had a royal family, the Taylor Winthrops would wear the crown. The popular, charismatic Winthrops have captured the imagination of the world with their public service, their enormous charity, and their glamorous lives. But in the period of one year, all five members of the family are killed in a series of accidents. Beautiful young anchorwoman Dana Evans begins an investigation and starts unraveling compelling evidence that she can hardly believe.
"Predictable and boring"
Dr. Paige Taylor inherits a million dollars from a patient, and the D.A. calls it murder. Dr. Kat Hunter vows that no man would get close to her again - until she accepts the challenge of a deadly wager. Dr. Betty Lou Taft discovers that to make it in medicine she'd better use more than just her brain. Master of mystery Sidney Sheldon weaves the unexpected destinies of 3 young women doctors in a compelling story of healers and killers, ambitions and obstacles, lovers and betrayers.
When Navy Commander Robert Bellamy is assigned to investigate the crash of a NATO weather balloon near an isolated village in Switzerland, he is told that its cargo includes new and highly classified equipment. All witnesses to the accident should therefore be found and questioned.
"Modern day sci-fi thriller"
It was his first big murder case - and one of the bloodiest and most violent crimes LAPD detective Danny McGuire would ever encounter. Andrew Jakes, an elderly multimillionaire art dealer, had been brutally murdered in his Hollywood home, his lifeless body tied to his naked young wife. Raped and beaten, the lovely Angela Jakes had barely survived the attack herself. Gazing into her deep, soulful eyes, Danny swore that he'd find the psychopath behind this barbarous act.
"MY HEART WAS POUNDING HARD!!!!"