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Sidney Sheldon's Mistress of the Game CD
Sidney Sheldon's Mistress of the Game CD
Author: Sidney Sheldon, Tilly Bagshawe
Beloved #1 internationally bestselling author Sidney Sheldon introduced the glamorous, scheming Blackwell family and their unforgettable matriarch, Kate Blackwell, in his worldwide bestseller Master of the Game. Now, a generation has passed, and Kate's great-grandchildren battle to control Kruger Brent, the multibillion-dollar internation...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780061841941
ISBN-10: 0061841943
Publication Date: 8/1/2009
Edition: Unabridged
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  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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4.4 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: HarperAudio
Book Type: Audio CD
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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reviewed Sidney Sheldon's Mistress of the Game CD on + 7 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
First, it must be stated that the author of this book is Tilly Bagshawe. She is writing a sequel to Sidney Sheldon's "Master of the Game". The saga of the infamous Blackwell family is continued with a new generation, Kate Blackwell's granddaughter Lexi Templeton and grandson Max Webster.

I found this story to be pleasantly entertaining, but it did not capture my attention to the point of not being able to set it aside for a day or two. The plot was a typical power struggle between two spoiled rich kids who scheme and connive, at all costs, to get control of the family company, Kruger-Brent. There is romance, intrigue, betrayal, hatred, sex, love and passion - all the ingredients to make for a riveting story, but it falls somewhat short of that mark.

While enjoyable, the story at times becomes too predictable and not convincing in the details. I did not find myself identifying with any of the characters or rooting for their success. Instead, I was thinking, "who would do that in real life?"

I would recommend this as a good, but not great read, especially if you've read previous books by either of these two authors.
reviewed Sidney Sheldon's Mistress of the Game CD on + 43 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
A sequel to Sydney Sheldon's Master Of The Game, this left me breathless to the very end. The Blackwell family of children and grandchildren continue to weave a web of suspense unmatched by any other writer. Tilly Bagshawe, the author, was chosen to write this sequel and it was a dead ringer for Sidney Sheldon's style. Family secrets, lies, deceit and one ultimate lone surviving winner. If you miss Mr. Sheldon's books as much as I do----don't miss this wonderful book. Bravo to the author.
reviewed Sidney Sheldon's Mistress of the Game CD on + 8 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This book sort of picks up where "Master of the Game" left off. Adding about 10 years later. It was good, but even if I didn't know it wasn't Sidney Sheldon I would question if he wrote it (I've read most of his books and am a loyal fan). But Tilly Bagshawe did a good job in capturing the drama and suspense found in Master of the Game. But I still felt there was something missing. It was a good read though and I would recommend it.
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