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steamy summer beach reading would have never been the same without a Jackie Collins the bestselling novelist died Saturday of breast cancer her family announcing the news on her website her book of power and locked in Hollywood gripped readers for nearly fifty years selling more than five hundred million copies and notching thirty bestsellers , British born Collins the younger sibling of actress Joan Collins followed her big sister to Hollywood and the teenager , there she gained entree to the rich and famous backing real life power players with fictional ones , among her most famous title Hollywood wide and lucky both of which were adapted for TV , Collins racy scenes and raised hackles right from the start her debut novel was banned in Australia I'm a storyteller Collins told Reuters in nineteen eighty eight I'm not a literary writer and I never pretended to be , her latest novel distinto errors would published in June Jackie Collins with seventy seven