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... more » master of the game.
The story opens in Dark Harbor, Maine, the jealously guarded colon of the super rich, where a distinguished gathering has come to honor Kate Blackwell on her birthday. As Kate listens to the outpouring of tributes, she thinks: What if they knew the truth about the Blackwells? Among the close family mm=embers helping Kate celebrate her birthday are a murderer, a grotesque, a hopeless mental case, and the beloved person who tried to kill her.
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 homes of England, and the secret deals made in Americas' boardrooms and bedrooms. It is steeped with the murderous secrets, the passions and the ambitions of one of the most exciting families in modern fiction.
Sidney Sheldon, America's most popular storyteller and number one best-selling novelist, has outdone himself. Master of the Game unfolds with a riveting power that will grip the reader from the very first sentence.« less