By Tilly Bagshawe
To the skin global, Siena McMahon has a fairytale lifestyles. 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 good looks, brains and wealth, a proverbial princess.
But at the back of the wrought iron gates of the McMahon's sprawling Hollywood mansion, lifestyles is way from chuffed. The McMahons are sure jointly no longer by way of love, yet by way of ambition, greed and intrigue. whilst a gold-digging English aristocrat worms her approach into their lives and their domestic, the fault traces within the feuding kinfolk are blown correct open. with the intention to defend Siena from the fall-out, her mom and dad pack her off to an English boarding college. yet Siena has a burning ambition - she is set to turn into a Hollywood megastar, simply as her grandfather stated she could be.
One manner or one other, Siena McMahon goes to come back to los angeles and take the town of goals by way of hurricane. And woe betide someone who will get in her way...
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