The Talisman

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About The Book

Following the 30th Anniversary edition of The Legacy, comes the thrilling sequel, The Talisman, from bestselling screenwriter and author Lynda La Plante.

For each new generation, the Talisman is the key to a fortune.

Edward, who inherits his father's looks . . . and his curse. Alex, his brother, whose quest for revenge will fuel an empire built on corruption. Evelyne and Juliana, the fourth generation, are still haunted by the family's past.

From the miseries of the war years to the glamorous present, in London, America and South Africa, Lynda La Plante continues the bestselling saga that began with The Legacy. The passionate story of a family's lives and fortunes and the curse that forged their names . . .

'A torrid tale of love, intrigue and passion' Express

'Lynda La Plante is without a doubt one of the best writers working today' Karin Slaughter

***Lynda La Plante's Widows is now a major motion picture***

About The Author

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Lynda La Plante was born in Liverpool. She trained for the stage at RADA and worked with the National Theatre and RSC before becoming a television actress. She then turned to writing – and made her breakthrough with the phenomenally successful TV series Widows.   Her novels have all been international bestsellers. Her original script for the much-acclaimed Prime Suspect won awards from BAFTA, British Broadcasting and the Royal Television Society as well as the 1993 Edgar Allan Poe Award.   Lynda La Plante was made an honorary fellow of the British Film Institute and was given the BAFTA Dennis Potter Award in 2000. She was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in 2008 and was inaugurated into the Crime Thriller Writers' Hall of Fame in 2009.   Visit Lynda at her website: www.lyndalaplante.com Twitter: @LaPlanteLyndawww.facebook.com/LyndaLaPlanteCBE ​

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (June 13, 2019)
  • Length: 752 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471175879

Raves and Reviews

‘Classic Lynda, a fabulous read’

– Martina Cole

'Lynda La Plante practically invented the thriller. She is without a doubt one of the best writers working today'
 

– Karin Slaughter

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