Jackie Collins is a British author, who is widely known for her exceedingly salacious novels that revolve around the romantic relationships between the powerful and the rich. As a well-established author, Jackie Collins has penned down more than 25 novels, with the 25 novels appearing on the New York Times bestsellers list. Furthermore, her novels have managed to sell more than 500 copies throughout the world. Due to her decadent sexual material and inside knowledge of Hollywood, Jackie Collins has endured herself to so many readers. Jacqueline Collins was born in London City, England in the year 1937. Collins is the youngest child of theater agent, Joseph Collins and Joan Collins. She attended the prestigious Francis Holland, where she was widely known for narrating her exceedingly erotic stories. Her classmates would from time to time, pay Jackie Collins for any original story that she came up with.
Order of Lucky Santangelo Series
|6||Drop Dead Beautiful||2007|
|7||Poor Little Bitch Girl||2010|
|8||Goddess of Vengeance||2011|
|9||Confessions of a Wild Child||2013|
Order of Madison Castelli Series
|1||Murder (Short Story)||1998|
|2||Power (Short Story)||1998|
|3||Obsession (Short Story)||1998|
|4||Revenge (Short Story)||1998|
Order of Hollywood Series
|4||Hollywood Wives - The New Generation||1999|
Order of Fontaine Khaled Series
Order of Jackie Collins Standalone Novels
|1||The World Is Full of Married Men||1960|
|3||Sunday Simmons & Charlie Brick||1971|
|4||The Love Killers||1974|
|5||The World Is Full Of Divorced Women||1975|
|6||Lovers and Gamblers||1977|
|12||Lovers & Players||2005|
|14||The Power Trip||2012|
|15||The Power Trip Prequel (Short Story)||2012|
Order of Jackie Collins Non-Fiction Books
|1||The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook||2014|
Due to unknown reasons, Jackie Collins was expelled from school, when she was still 15 years old. Collins protested her expulsion by throwing her uniform into River Thames. Despite the fact that her big screen career did not prove to be as successful as her older sister, Jackie Collins successfully cast as a singer, together with Des O’Connor. During this period, Jackie Collins reportedly had an affair with one Marlon Brando who was 29 years of age. Jackie Collins was also featured in several British B movies during the 1950’s, and she also appeared in numerous television series in the year 1980 as herself. Louis Malle, a renowned director, described author Collins as a raunchy moralist. Vanity Fair also named Jackie Collins as Hollywood’s own Marcel Proust. Collins is a widely recognized author, with more than 500 million copies of books under her name. Her works have been translated into more than 40 million languages throughout the world.
At the age of 15, while attending London School, Jackie Collins began her writing career. It is during this time that Jackie Collins became exceedingly popular among her age mates for her salacious and decadent style of writing. The World is Full of Married Men is Jackie Collin’s first book and became an international bestseller. The books deal with the double standards and the unabashed sexuality that women face in any society.
Jackie Collins Awards
The Power Trip by Jackie Collins was selected as a top pick for the 2013 RT book reviews award.
Jackie Collins Books into Movies
Some of the works by Jackie Collins, which were adapted for screenplay include Lady Boss, Lucky Chances, and The Stud. Apart from being a writer, Jackie Collins was also an actor, and she was featured in several television series and movies such as Jackie Collins presents, Jackie’s Back, Danger Man, Room 43, the Shakedown, Intent to Kill and many others. Jackie Collins is also known for the Television series, Hollywood wives, which was based on three of her novels.
Jackie Collins Best Series
The Lucky Series: This is one of the most notable series by Jackie Collins. In her career as a writer, Jackie Collins has managed to bring about a plethora of exceedingly strong, rich and scandalous writers to life. However, none of these characters have been able to make the same impression or had the longevity of one Lucky Santangelo of the Santangelo book series. The Santangelo book series is based mainly on the loves, lives and the businesses of an American-Italian family. It also explores the family’s exceedingly violent rivalries with the Bonatti and Kassari families. Lucky Santangelo happens to be an exceedingly brave and non-traditional child of Maria Grazie and Gino Santangelo.
Chances is the first book in the Jackie Collins book series and this book, the author introduces the readers to the Santangelo family.
The book begins as a blackout has taken over New York City, and the protagonist does all she can to ensure that her father does not return to New York City. The book eventually focuses on Gino Santino and his life when he was an exceedingly small boy until he became one of the most revered names in New York City. Towards the end, the author, Jackie Collins introduces the readers to one Carrey Berkley and Steven, her son. Lucky is the second book in the Lucky Book series. Just like the first book, Lucky delves into the life of the protagonist, Lucky Santangelo. Lucky Santangelo not only makes but also breaks relationships as well from the Greek Isles all the way to Vegas.