The Fortune Author:Michael Korda Sixty-four year old Arthur Bannerman had status, power, and a half billion dollars of family money. then, one night, in a New York City brownstone, he died while making love to a twenty-four-year old woman. — The girl was an unknown, a pretty midwesterner named Alexa Walden -- and Bannerman's secret bride. Now tainted with scandal and p... more »itted against the powerful and privileged world of the New York rich, the innocent young woman must fight the entire Bannerman dynasty:
ELEANOR, the iron-willed matriarch who knows all the family secrets;
ROBERT, the charming, ambitious son who can use both sex and violence against Alexa; and
CECILIA, Arthur's daughter, haunted by a legacy of sin and greed.
Far from Arthur's original plans, all have their own dreams and schemes... as Alexa discovers for herself the burdens—and dangers -- of The Fortune.« less
ISBN-13: 9780002235006 ISBN-10: 0002235005 Pages:608 Edition:Book Club Rating: