Platinum Coast by Lynne Pemberton

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A powerful story of glamorous lives and ruthless ambition.

In 1974 Stephen Reece-Carlton and Christina Carlton are honeymooning in Barbados. When they discover, and fall in love with, Crystal Springs House – an old colonial mansion – they decide there and then to buy it and convert it into a luxury hotel. From this beginning rises Platinum Hotels, one of the world’s largest hotel groups.

Platinum Coast is the story of three members of the Carlton family: Stephen, whose ambition breeds ever greater ruthlessness as his empire expands; Christina, increasingly rejected by her husband but finding solace in the arms of a young Englishman, Martin Ward; and Victoria, Stephen’s daughter by an earlier marriage, consumed with hatred for Christina and possessing a devastating secret which can shatter Stephen’s relationship with his American business partner.

 

About Lynne Pemberton

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Lynne Pemberton was born in Newcastle. She had a highly successful career as a model before she met her husband and became involved in running a group of luxury hotels in the West Indies. She divides her time between Barbados and London.
 
Published June 28, 2012 by HarperCollins. 432 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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