Too Much Too Soon Author:Jacqueline Briskin Jacqueline Briskin follows her runaway national bestseller 'Everything and More' with an even more spellbinding and compelling story of three women, the Sylvander sisters, whose mutual destinies were bound by a single romantic obsession-one man whose presence shaped their lives. — The sisters, each with her own talents, each fiercely competing fo... more »r the same prize are:
Honora, the eldest and the gentlest, who falls madly in love with Curt Ivory from the moment she meets him and who will never love another man.
Crystal, the sexy, ruthless middle sister who will stop at nothing in her quest for wealth and position, including marrying a man old enough to be her father and seducing her sister's husband in a drunken act of revenge.
Joscelyn, the youngest, the ugly duckling with the business brain, whose fairytale marriage to a handsome engineer is irretrievably shattered in an act pf shocking violence.
And Curt Ivory, the charismatic and brilliant orphan who builds a worldwide construction empire to rival that of his mentor and archenemy Gideon Talbott, uncle of the sisters.
Spanning the years from 1949 to 1985, this is a story of passion and vengeance, of lust and greed, that sweeps the reader from the stately mansions of San Francisco to a dusty, primitive Arabian village, from London to the exotic bazaars of Marrakesh, and comes to a stunning and shattering climax in the halls of the Senate Office building in Washington.
Filled with surprise and suspense, as lavish as it is compelling, this compulsively readable novel about three unforgettable women is the crowning work of a master storyteller.« less