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Star of a popular soap opera, Mary Lisa Beverly plays the woman everyone loves to hate. But the drama hits close ot home when someone tries to kill her—and she must turn to the last man she'd expect for help.

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Overview

Star of a popular soap opera, Mary Lisa Beverly plays the woman everyone loves to hate. But the drama hits close ot home when someone tries to kill her—and she must turn to the last man she'd expect for help.

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Catherine Coulter turns to the world of daytime soaps in this lively contemporary that showcases plenty of drama on and off the set of Born to Be Wild (BTBW, to its fans). Its beautiful star, Mary Lisa Beverly, plays America's favorite bitch goddess, but her own romantic life is pretty pitiful -- ever since she caught her fiancé in bed with her sister three years ago. For three-time Emmy winner Mary Lisa, life is business as usual until a car tries to run her over. Was it the photographer who's been stalking her or a deranged fan? Mary Lisa turns to martial arts training, but what she really needs is some backup from sheriff Jack Wolf. As the show's writers build to a secret season-ending cliffhanger, Mary Lisa's real life escalates to its own dramatic pitch -- thanks to family drama, the sizzling attraction with Jack, and a would-be killer. Highlights in soap opera trivia precede each chapter, and there's plenty of behind-the-scenes background. Ginger Curwen
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593557379
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • Publication date: 7/25/2006
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Catherine  Coulter
Catherine Coulter is the author of the New York Times-bestselling FBI thrillers The Cove, The Maze, The Target, The Edge, Riptide, Hemlock Bay, Eleventh Hour, Blindside, Blowout, Point Blank, Double Take, TailSpin, KnockOut, and Whiplash. She lives in northern California.

Biography

The author of dozens of bestsellers, Catherine Coulter made her Romance debut with 1978's The Autumn Countess, a fast-moving story she describes as "a Gothic masquerading as a Regency." Six more Regency romances followed in quick succession; then, in 1982, she penned her first full-length historical novel, Devil's Embrace. She counts several trilogies among her most popular historicals, notably the Bride Trilogy -- which, in turn, spawned an ongoing story sequence featuring the beloved Sherbrooke family of Regency-era England.

In 1988, Coulter tried her hand at contemporary romance with a twisty little page-turner called False Pretenses. Her fans ate it up and begged for more. Since then, she has interspersed historicals with contemporary romantic thrillers (like the novels in her bestselling FBI series) in one of the most successful change-ups in the history of romance publishing.

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Suspense writer Catherine Coulter tells us her top ten sleuths and her top ten heroes. We think you'll be as intrigued by her answers as we were ...

TOP TEN SLEUTHS:
Hercule Poirot
Jane Marple
Columbo
Inspector Morse
Jack Ryan
Indiana Jones
Pink Panther
Sherlock Holmes
Sid Halley

TOP TEN HEROS:
Harry Potter (Every Single Book)
Colin Firth as Darcy
S.C. Taylor from Beyond Eden
Lucas Davenport
Dillon Savich
James Bond (Sean Connery)
Jack Bauer
John McClain (All Die Hard)
Shrek (l & 2)
Arnold Schwarzenegger

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  • Posted November 16, 2010

    Unique Story line and highly entertaining

    I really liked this book, it is different from her fbi series and her romance novels. This has humorous situations and plot twists. The end seems a little rushed and not as thought out, but i was still entertained

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2007

    Good Book, Wrong Cover

    The only thing wrong with this book is its cover. It would make you think it is a mystery or a drama, but the book is actually a good chick-lit type, light-hearted story. If you are expecting a hard-hitting cop drama you won't get it. Expect a kicky, cute chick-lit story, you will like it a lot!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2006

    Not Her Best Story

    I am a HUGE fan of Catherine Coulter, but I was very disappointed in this book. There seems to be a lot of loose ends. Such as: What happened with Mary Lisa and her mother?? Did they make things right?? ect.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2006

    lame

    Not her best book.I didn't like the soap opera side of the story.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2013

    Love this book.

    Enjoyed read from the first to the third times.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2012

    Hug

    I live my dream

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2006

    Coulter has lost her way.

    The soap opera star's story line was much more interesting. It was also annoying to hop from reality to playacting. Coulter misuses her talent when she tries to make her characters comedic.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2006

    a true disappointment for Coulter fans

    Having read all of Coulter's other books, some many times over, I've despaired thru her last few attempts. Her early works were a world unto themselves, with depth that demanded repeat readings. But lately, her writing has become scattershot and slipshod. The characters are two-dimensional with seemingly little plot to really chew on. 'Born to be Wild' was the last straw for this reader, it reads more like the outline for two or three good novels, rather than the page turners she usually turns out. Instead of one or two really juicy plots, Coulter throws in 5 or 6 half-baked threads. Her characters act with no motivation or seeming development- they just wander in and out of the scene with maybe a word or two about them, and they deserve so much more. Coulter has made a name writing really good mystery and romance novels, but this one amounts to very little of either. If she'd taken the time, this could have been a very interesting trilogy, instead she threw it all together into one very bad read....and lost this reader as a fan.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2006

    Coulter Does It Again

    This book is amazing. It is full of romance and action. I love the way the words flow off the page. You can see yourself in every character. If you are a soap fan, you'll like it and if you aren't you will still like it. This is an amazing book and can't till a new book comes out.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2006

    A Fun Breezy Read

    Coulter completely sucked me into BTBW with the first line: 'Mary Lisa didn't want to puke up the two Ritz crackers she eaten for supper.' Mary Lisa wins her 3rd straight daytime Emmy for her portrayal as the coniving Sunday Cavendish on BTBW. Mary Lisa isn't anything like Sunday, so when she is struck down by a speeding car eveyone she knows is stunned. Mary Lisa flees to Goddard Bay to her father to heal and escape Poker Hodges-a paparazzi on whom Mary Lisa has a TRO as well as her would be killer. Little does she know as she enters Goddard Bay, a man has been killed and Mary Lisa faces her nemeses, Chief Jack Wolf and her mother. Mary Lisa travels back to LaLa Land intreested in two mewn and the reason her mother hates her so much, since she is her father's daughter, and mother does loves George Beverly to a fault. Coulter peppers the reader w/ snipets of soap history as she makes Mary Lisa's real life far more dramatic than Sunday's. Is what happening to her in LA connected to the murder in Goddard Bay?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2006

    So where's the ending ?

    I have normally enjoyed her books. This story was ok, but she forgot to write the ending. Are the readers supposed to make one up in their heads ? I was disappointed with this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2006

    jealous, the envy of mother and sisterof mary lisa.

    the book was funny and sad, her mother was a very lonely woman , who was jealous of her daughter. mary lisa and jack were perfect for , they complemented each other.

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