From the author of the blockbuster best seller The Game: a shockingly personal, surprisingly relatable, brutally honest memoir in which the celebrated dating expert confronts the greatest challenge he has ever faced: monogamy and fidelity.
"A brave new world"
On the alien, sunless planet they call Eden, the 532 members of the Family shelter beneath the light and warmth of the Forest's lantern trees. Beyond the Forest lie the mountains of the Snowy Dark and a cold so bitter and a night so profound that no man has ever crossed it. The Oldest among the Family recount legends of a world where light came from the sky, where men and women made boats that could cross the stars. These ships brought us here, the Oldest say - and the Family must only wait for the travelers to return.
"Hope to see a sequel soon"
Ambitious young Essie Litsky defies a rigid upbringing by immigrant Russian Jewish parents to achieve wealth and success. But her children tear Essie and her husband Jack Auerbach's family apart in fights over their fortune, and Essie finds that money will not mend broken lives.
Conall Devlin is a ruthless man ready to achieve ultimate success. So, to acquire the missing piece of his property portfolio, he's willing to accept an unusual term of the contract - taming his client's wayward daughter! Party girl Amber Carter appears to live a life of luxurious frivolity, but deep down she feels lost and alone in her material world. Until one morning her new landlord turns up, every inch of him pinstripe-clad perfection, offering her an ultimatum.
Thirty-something, jobless, and living at home... How could she not? Next to her accomplished sisters, Portia's achievements - or lack thereof - are that much more noticeable.
Reckless magnate Luca Castelli thinks he knows everything about his late father's widow, Kathryn. He won't be fooled by the tabloids' adoration - to his mind, this young, achingly beautiful woman is no saint! So when terms of the will force Luca to become Kathryn's boss, he resolves to push her to her very limits.
Rosalind Summerhill is on the verge of becoming the next Vera Wang, as far away from her family and their drama as she can get. The last thing she wants is to leave San Francisco for London, especially not to deal with her father's latest scandal - dying in his mistress's arms. At least she can find comfort in knowing she can leave after the memorial.
Imogen Summerhill, box office darling, has never wanted to be in the spotlight less.
Rowena Cherwood did not go around boasting of it, but she had a tidy legacy from her parents. Free to choose the life she wanted, and unwilling to live with her overbearing aunt, she accepted a position as Lady Bradwell's companion. A spinster of twenty-seven, Rowena gave little thought to marriage - until Lyn Bradwell, Lady Bradwell's long absent son, returned to England.Love was the last thing on Rowena's mind - or Lyn's.
Born in 1937 and raised by her physician great aunt, chorus-line dancing grandmother, and glamorous murdermystery writing mother, psychotherapist Carole Ione knew more about the men in her family than she did about her secretive female forbearers. This critically acclaimed memoir is the lyrical fruit of an 18-year quest for her maternal roots. This is the fascinating truth of the complexities of race and class that make up her family.