Siena McMahon inherited much more from her grandfather than his smoldering good looks. Like the famous Duke McMahon, she has a
rapacious appetite for the opposite sex, a love of high-living and
adventure, and one all-consuming desire: to be the most sought-after
and dazzling star of her generation. This is the mesmerizing tale of
Siena's journey to fameher meteoric success as a high fashion
model, her struggle to earn respect as an actress, and her legendary
affairs with all the wrong men. It is also the story of her
larger-than-life family, peopled with characters who give new
meaning to the words "ruthless," "romantic," "powerful," and
"glamorous." This is a story that brings back a beloved genre of
storytellingthe big, sexy, larger-than-life blockbuster.
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'Bagshawe's debut is a hefty slice of escapist cake in the vein of Judith Krantz and Jackie Collins. And although the plot is often predictable, who cares? This cocktail of sex, Hollywood, and a dysfunctional family is simply intoxicating. Public libraries should expect big demand.' - Kirkus Reviews
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