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Jackie Collins: I Love to Cook, Lucky Loves to Cook

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She's written thirty New York Times best sellers, and was recently given the Order Of The British Empire for the Queen. Now she's whipped up a new creation, The Lucky Santangelo Cook Book....here she is in her kitchen whipping up Lucky's meatballs.

Fun Facts About Jackie Collins: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) She is an English novelist. She has written 29 novels, all of which have appeared on The New York Times bestsellers list. In total, her books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into 40 languages. Eight of her novels have been adapted for the screen, either as films or television mini-series. She is the younger sister of actress Joan Collins.

2) Like her sister, Collins began appearing in acting roles in a series of British B movies in the 1950s. She also made appearances in the 1960s ITC television series Danger Man and The Saint before giving up an acting career. Since then, she has played herself in a few television series, including Minder in 1980.

3) Collins' first novel, The World Is Full of Married Men, was published in 1968. Romance writer Barbara Cartland called it "nasty, filthy and disgusting". It was banned in Australia and South Africa, but the scandal bolstered sales in the US and the UK. Collins' second novel, The Stud, was published in 1969 and followed the sexually charged affairs of married Fontaine Khaled, who owns a fashionable London nightclub. It also made the bestseller lists.

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