Three women vie for success in this glossy bonkbuster set in the world of art houses and art forgery.
At two international auction houses, fine art experts vie to get the world's most fabulous and expensive paintings into their salerooms. At Ludbrooks of London, Lizzy Duffy does her best get ahead as an auctioneer, while her boss Nat Wilde takes advantage of her in more ways than one. Meanwhile Carrie Klein, number two fine art expert at Ehrenpreis in New York has been charged with opening Ehrenpreis's new operation in London, and she's determined that it's going to make her name. And in a draughty farmhouse in Cornwall, impoverished artist Serena Macdonald struggles to support her young daughter by painting family pets. Until a mistake leads to a cottage industry in 'old masters' - and a daring sting...
Hugely enjoyable; definitely a novel to grace your beach bag this summer. - Daily Mail on VINTAGE
'A bonkbuster with bubbles' - Mirror on VINTAGE
'This 21st century bonkbuster is a great excuse to hole up with a glass of bubbly' - Eve on VINTAGE
'Settle back with a glass of wine and enjoy' - Daily Express
'This frisky novel has something for everyone' **** - OK!/Hot Stars
'It's another top bonkbuster from Ms Darling' - Closer
'Escape into the glamorous, moneyed world of international fine art . . . there's plenty of intrigue, sparkling sex and champagne on offer, so enjoy!' - Woman's Day, Australia
'The raunch factor is daringly high: in true Eighties bonkbuster tradition' - Daily Mail
Thirty-two year old Olivia Darling was born and raised in Cornwall. At the age of eighteen she fell in lust with an Italian art student in St Ives and ran away to Tuscany in hot pursuit of him. The love affair didn't last but Olivia's sojourn in Montepulciano inspired a much more enduring passion for Vino Nobile. She divides her time between Tuscany and London, where she writes her novels of sex, love and luxury.