Annette Remmington, a London art consultant and private dealer, is at the top of her game. She is considered a rising star in the international world of art, and has a roster of wealthy clients who trust her judgment and her business acumen. Her success reaches new heights when a rare and long lost Rembrandt finds its way into her hands, which she restores and sells for top dollar. Called the auction of the year, Annette becomes the most talked about art dealer in the world.Annette is married to her mentor and personal champion, the much older Marius Remmington. For twenty years, Marius has groomed her into the international art star that she has become, not to mention saving her from a dark and gritty past. She is his pride and joy, and as her best advisor, it’s with great care that he hand picks only the best journalist possible to do a profile on his beloved wife in a popular London Sunday newspaper. Jack Chalmers is a bit of a celebrity himself, becoming one of the top journalists of his time. Marius believes only he will be able to capture the true brilliance of his lovely wife. But Marius never intends to put his marriage in jeopardy. How could he have known that the connection between Jack and Annette would ignite so many secrets? And how could he know that Jack would uncover a scandal that could ultimately destroy them all? Barbara Taylor Bradford does it again in this epic novel of seduction, passion and international intrigue. Playing the game has never been so thrilling.
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From the blockbuster bestselling author of "A Woman of Substance "and "The Ravenscar Dynasty "comes a explosive novel about one woman's remarkable journey to success.
"Vintage Bradford, with lavish descriptions of the pleasures of palate and palette, victims as virtuous as they are gorgeous, [and] cruel Lotharios."--"Kirkus Reviews"
Annette Remmington is a London art consultant and private dealer. With a roster of wealthy clients who trust her good eye and judgment, she is at the top of her game. Annette is married to her mentor and personal champion, the much older Marius. For twenty years, he has groomed her into the success that she has become, not to mention saving her from a dark and gritty past. Annette is Marius's pride and joy, and as her best advisor, he has handpicked Jack Chalmers to do Annette's profile in a popular newspaper. Marius believes only Jack--one of London's most esteemed journalists--will be able to capture the true brilliance of his beloved wife. But Marius never intends to put his marriage in jeopardy....How could he have known that the connection between Jack and Annette would ignite so many secrets? And how could he know that Jack would uncover a scandal that could ultimately destroy them all?
""PLAYING THE GAME "[is] scintillating...plenty of intrigue, secrets, and steamy encounters."--"Booklist"About the Author:
BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD was born and brought up in England, and started her writing career as a journalist. She has written twenty-four international bestsellers. This is her twenty-sixth novel. In 2007 Queen Elizabeth awarded her the OBE for her literary achievements. She lives in New York with her husband, television and film producer Robert Bradford. Catherine Harvey is a British actor who appeared in the film Oscar and Lucinda and in several television shows and stage productions. She has read for audiobooks including Barbara Taylor Bradford’s Playing the Game.
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