LOS ANGELES — Her novels dramatized the lives of the most elite people and places, but they were read by everyone, womam — from airports to beaches to, sometimes, under the covers with a flashlight to hide from disapproving parents and partners.
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She was born Jacqueline Jill Collins in London inthe daughter of a theatrical agent and a dance teacher. It came out in and became a scandalous best-seller, banned in Australia and condemned by romance writer Barbara Cartland.
To add intrigue to her sexy drama, sometimes her fiction read like she was telling tales ripped from the secret lives of the rich and famous. Woman want real sex Collins books made Jackie Collins a celebrity in her own right, and she loved the part — looking, living and behaving more like an actress than an author.
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Collins embraced Twitter in her later years, and she loved the engagement with her overfollowers. She penned a series of mafia novels documenting the lives of the Santangelo family, focusing on its patriarch, Gino, and his daughter, Lucky.
Collins told People magazine, which first reported her death Saturday, in her final interview Sept. Coloins will live on through her characters but we already miss her beyond words.
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