Palm Beach Author:Pat Booth Set in the utterly wanton world of the irresponsible rich, spanning three generations of tropical passion, Palm Beach marks the American debut of novelist Pat Booth, a former high fashion model, a photographer, and an intimate of Florida's moneyed and powerful. — In glittering Palm Beach, the wealthy, the lusty and the ambitious pursue power, sex... more » and sun with equal passion. Lisa Starr - born on the "wrong" side of the bay - begins her ascent into Palm Beach aristocracy while teaching an aerobics class that firms the flesh of the super-rich. Her success catapults her into the highest reaches of Palm Beach society - and into the clutches of fabulously wealthy socialite Jo-Anne Duke, who plots to exploit not only Lisa's ambitions but also her body.
Senator Bobby Stansfield, the charismatic scion of the Stansfield dynasty, easily captivates young Lisa. In the whirlpools and bedrooms of Palm Beach - and on the Mustique estate of Princess Margaret - Lisa gives herself passionately to Bobby. But the senator has his own plans, and thanks to the machinations of Jo-Anne Duke, Lisa finds herself tangled in the web of high-stakes Palm Beach intrigue.
Energy, intelligence, and beauty help Lisa gain Palm Beach wealth and status. Just when it seems all her dreams can come true, a long-submerged family secret floods to the surface, threatening to sweep Lisa into tragedy.
In Palm Beach, behind pleasure, power, and love loom cruelty and tragedy. Pat Booth's sizzling-hot novel is an authentic and intimate look at a unique world where status is determined, not by what you have, but by how far you will go to get it.