Master of the Game Author:Sidney Sheldon There was Noelle in the Other Side of Midnight, Elizabeth in Bloodline, and Jennifer in Rage of Angels. Now Sidney Sheldon has created his most extraordinary heroine. Her name is Kate Blackwell, the head of a great international conglomerate. Power and success in a man's world have become a deadly and all-consuming game to Kate and she is the ma... more »ster of the game.
The story opens in Dark Harbor, Maine, the jealously guarded colony of the super rich, where a distinguished gathering has come to honor Kate Blackwell on her birthday. As Kate listens to the ourpouring of tributes, she thinks: What if they knew the truth about the Blackwells? Among the close family members helping Kate celebrate her birthday are a murderer, a grotesque, a hopeless mental case, and the beloved person who tried to kill me.
The saga of the Blackwell dynasty takes place over a period of one hundred years. The story races from the diamond fields of South Africa to the back streets of Paris, the stately home of England, and the secret deals made in America's boardrooms and bedrooms. It is steeped with the murderous secrets, the passions and the ambition of one of the most exciting families in modern fiction.« less