Adored by Tilly Bagshawe

By Tilly Bagshawe

To the skin international, Siena McMahon has a fairytale existence. Born right into a nice Hollywood dynasty - granddaughter of forties motion picture legend Duke McMahon, daughter of billionaire manufacturer Pete McMahon - she is blessed with attractiveness, brains and wealth, a proverbial princess.

But in the back of the wrought iron gates of the McMahon's sprawling Hollywood mansion, existence is much from satisfied. The McMahons are certain jointly no longer via love, yet by means of ambition, greed and intrigue. while a gold-digging English aristocrat worms her method into their lives and their domestic, the fault traces within the feuding family members are blown correct open. to be able to safeguard Siena from the fall-out, her mom and dad pack her off to an English boarding institution. yet Siena has a burning ambition - she is set to develop into a Hollywood superstar, simply as her grandfather stated she could be.

One method or one other, Siena McMahon goes to come to los angeles and take town of desires by way of typhoon. And woe betide somebody who will get in her way...

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Er war einfach überreizt aufgrund der Ereignisse der letzten paar Wochen in dem verschlafenen Städtchen Grizzly Falls. Sonst nichts. Und trotzdem nagte die Sorge in seinen Eingeweiden und rief ihm ins Gedächtnis, dass alles, was in seinem Leben gut war, zu verschwinden pflegte, und dass Pescoli mit ihrem sexy Körper das Beste war, was ihm seit langer, langer Zeit passiert war … wahrscheinlich seit Santa Lucia … Seine Gedanken verdüsterten sich, als er sich die letzte Frau in Erinnerung rief, die sein Leben verändert hatte, und er verdrängte ihr schönes Bild.

Mit der einen Hand klammerte sie sich ans Steuer, mit der anderen hielt sie immer noch ihre Pistole umfasst. Die Welt drehte sich um sie, ihre Zähne schlugen aufeinander. Vor ihrem geistigen Auge sah sie die Opfer des Mörders. Momentaufnahmen in schneller Abfolge, von nackten Frauen, tot, mit bläulicher Haut, Eis und Schnee im Haar, so fest an Baumstämme gebunden, dass die Haut verfärbt und aufgesprungen und Blut geflossen war, bevor es gefror. Bamm! Der Kühler barst beim Aufprall, der Ruck ging Pescoli durch sämtliche Knochen.

Von wegen »Fröhliche Weihnachten« und »Friede den Menschen, die guten Willens sind«. Das galt nicht für Lucky. Hatte noch nie gegolten. All diese Plattitüden, doch um der Kinder willen Frieden zu halten und die Gefühle zu beherrschen, waren vergessen. Er durfte ihr nicht die Kinder wegnehmen, niemals. Sicher, sie machte häufig Überstunden im Büro des Sheriffs von Pinewood County, und in letzter Zeit war die Abteilung dank des Winterwetters mit großflächigen Stromausfällen, Straßensperrungen und Glatteis im gesamten Bezirk völlig überlastet gewesen.

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