By Tilly Bagshawe
To the surface international, Siena McMahon has a fairytale existence. Born right into a nice Hollywood dynasty - granddaughter of forties motion picture legend Duke McMahon, daughter of billionaire manufacturer Pete McMahon - she is blessed with good looks, brains and wealth, a proverbial princess.
But in the back of the wrought iron gates of the McMahon's sprawling Hollywood mansion, lifestyles is much from satisfied. The McMahons are certain jointly no longer by way of love, yet via ambition, greed and intrigue. while a gold-digging English aristocrat worms her means into their lives and their domestic, the fault traces within the feuding relatives are blown correct open. which will defend Siena from the fall-out, her mom and dad pack her off to an English boarding university. yet Siena has a burning ambition - she is set to turn into a Hollywood famous person, simply as her grandfather acknowledged she might be.
One means or one other, Siena McMahon goes to come to l. a. and take the town of goals through typhoon. And woe betide someone who will get in her way...
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