The Gatecrasher
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The Gatecrasher

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Fleur is beautiful, unscrupulous, and has a large wardrobe of black designer suits. With the help of The Times announcements page she gatecrashes the funerals and memorial services of the wealthy, preying on rich, vulnerable men. She charms her way into their lives and onto their platinum credit cards, takes what she can, and then moves swiftly on. When Richard, a dull but wealthy businessman, meets Fleur at his wife's memorial service, he's bowled over. Gradually Fleur works her spell on Richard's family - transforming their lives while she moves in on their wealth. But she finds herself lingering longer than she meant to ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 124 x 196 x 24mm | 258.55g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reiss.
  • 0552776726
  • 9780552776721
  • 53,606

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"Hugely enjoyable" * Daily Mail *show more

About Madeleine Wickham

Sophie Kinsella is an international bestselling writer and former financial journalist. She is the author of the number one bestsellers Can You Keep A Secret?, The Undomestic Goddess, Remember Me? and Twenties Girl, as well as the hugely popular Shopaholic novels, the first of which is now the hit Hollywood movie Confessions of a Shopaholic. As Madeleine Wickham she has written seven bestselling novels. She lives in London with her husband and children.show more

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Fleur Daxeny is beautiful, unscrupulous, and has a large wardrobe of black designer suits. With the help of The Times announcements page she gatecrashes the funerals and memorial services of the wealthy, preying on rich, vulnerable men. She charms her way into their lives and onto their platinum credit cards, takes what she can, and then moves swiftly on. When Richard Favour, a dull but wealthy businessman, meets Fleur at his wife's memorial service, he's bowled over. Gradually Fleur works her spell on Richard's reserved and stilted family - transforming their lives while she moves in on their wealth. She finds herself lingering longer than she meant to, and becoming involved in the family - but as Fleur rifles through Richard's files, it becomes clear that she is not the only one after his money.show more

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"Hugely enjoyable"show more

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19,460 ratings
3.23 out of 5 stars
5 14% (2,659)
4 24% (4,700)
3 39% (7,661)
2 17% (3,365)
1 6% (1,075)
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