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Freddie Leon is a Hollywood superagent extraordinaire. At 46, Freddie is the head and co-owner of I.A.A., International Artists Agents, a company that reprsents Hollywood talent. Freddie is a legend in Hollywood and he wields his power with an iron club. Freddie isn't above blackmailing a beautiful actress into honoring a movie deal or sabatoging the co-owner of I.A.A., Max Steele, when he discovers that Max plans to bolt from their jointly owned company. Max doesn't taking losing easily and he vows to ruin Max Steele at any cost. Madison Castelli,a beautiful journalist, arrives in LA to interview Freddie on assignment from Manhattan Style magazine. Madison is a straight shooting, down to earth New Yorker who is intent on making her feature on the infamous Freddie Leon the story of her career.
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Madison is also interested in doing a piece on prostitution in Hollywood and exposing the Hollywood connections to call girl services. Kristin Carr is a gorgeous blonde call girl, who works for a high class Hollywood call girl service. Once upon a time Kristin and her sister Cherie came to Hollywood in the hopes of making it big in the movie industry. Sadly, Cherie became involved with a wealthy rich kid from Beverly Hills and ended up in a coma when he fell asleep at the wheel of his sports car. Kristin is determined to get out of the business and vows that after she amasses half a million dollars she will leave the call girl service with enough money to continue taking care of Cherie. Kristin is creeped out by her kinky client, Mr. X, a man who makes strange sexual requests and never reveals his face to her. Unknown to Kristin, Mr. X is a ruthless killer, one who kills for the mere sport of it. When Kristin meets handsome photographer Jake Sica she starts to believe that she does have a future, but she fears that she'll lose Jake when he discovers her secret life as a call girl. In this novel Jackie Collins intertwines the lives of several Hollywood heavy hitters.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Life of a profession:    -   agent (sports/celebrity) Kind of sex:    -   really kinky sex Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes Taboo sex story?    -   Yes Lover is    -   a prostitute (practice makes perfect!)

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor/actress/producer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   lesbians!    -   Boob talk! Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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