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Title:
Stolen beginnings
Author:
Lewis, Susan, 1956-
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Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York : HarperCollins, 1992.

©1990
Physical Description:
596 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Originally published in Great Britain in 1990 by William Heinemann Ltd."--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780060179663
Format :
Book

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Author Notes

Susan Lewis was born on August 10, 1956 in England. In addition to her 27 novels she has written an autobiographical memoir entitled, Just One More Day. She was nominated fo rthe Romantic Novelists' Association Romantic Novel of the Year award in 2002 and 2005. Susan attended The Red Maids' School of Bristol, England. She worked several temporary secretarial positions including one at Thames Television. It was there that she asked the controller what it takes to be a success. He replied with the advice of "Oh go away and write something". She wrote her first novel, A Class Apart, in 1988. Since then she has published 27 novels. Her titles include: Dance While You Can, Darkest Longings, Obsession, Summer Madness, and Stolen.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Library Journal Review

Lewis works in television production in London, and is the author of two popular romantic suspense novels, A Class Apart (HarperCollins, 1990) and Dance While You Can (HarperCollins, 1991). Her third book has rough vitality but it's far too long, with endless passages of explicit sex and sadomasochistic violence. Two young cousins from Bristol--plain, intelligent Marian and beautiful stripper Madeleine--find themselves on a collision course when they both fall for Paul, an ambitious would-be novelist with a cruel streak. Paul and Madeleine run off together to launch their careers, stealing Marian's lottery winnings. The bereft Marian lands a job with a film company and travels to New York, Paris, and Florence--only to encounter her cousin and lover under perilous circumstances. Public libraries should skip this novel and stock up on extra copies of novels by Jackie Collins or Pat Booth instead.-- Joyce Smothers, Monmouth Cty. Lib., Manalapan, N.J. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.