Lady Boss Author:Jackie Collins Panther Studios is the prize and Lucky wants it....In her quest for power she meets adversaries and enemies, friends, and betrayers. And her relationship with her husband, charismatic comedian and movie star Lennie Golden, is put to the test. — Lucky's first challenge is to buy the only movie studio still not controlled by a powerful conglomerate... more »--Panther Studios, owned by the retired, irascible old Abe Panther. But Abe won't sell his beloved studio to Lucky until she proves she has the guts to make it in Hollywood. It's his idea that she disguise herself as a secretary and go in undercover to find out what's really going on. It's a challenge that also satisfies Lucky's passion for adventure-and her desire to take chances...
In the process, Lucky uncovers a world of financial scheming, big-time betrayal. and bizarre sex.
Panther Studios and Lucky Santangelo...a dangerous mix...
In Lady Boss you will meet:
-Venus Maria- America's most sensual video superstar. Outrageous, sexual. and controversial, Venus loves to shock. She is one of Panther Studios' hottest properties, and is getting angry about being treated as nothinig more than a sexy symbol of the eighties.
-Martin Swanson- Flamboyant, handsome New York business tycoon, married to the elegant Deena. Smooth and powerful, with an ego as big as his bankroll, and a wandering eye, he is planning a takeover of his own. Martin wants to expand his empire to encompass Hollywood.
-Mickey Stolli- The real seat of power at Panther Studios, a ruthless, sexist tyrant determined to make the most money he can, any way he can, but hiding a secret sex life that could destroy his career and his marriage.
-Johnny Romano- A Hispanic movie star with hot eyes and a deadly charm. The women love him almost as much as he loves himself.
When Lucky makes her final move, assuming the role of Lady Boss at Panther Studios, she stuns the entire industry and sets off a series of shock waves not only threatening her marriage to Lennie but bringing down on her head the hatred of crime boss Carlos Bonnatti- a hatred that goes back generations, putting in peril her life, and the lives of everyone close to her!« less