Jackie leaves behind more than a collection of classic bonkbusters
Mum-of-two Anouska Knight has put down her oven gloves and is turning her hand to writing bonkbusters
after winning a book deal within months of swapping spoons for swoons.
My mum's a retired graphic designer and bonkbusters
aren't really her cup of tea - I'm confident she skips the very rude parts.
were born out of the '80s, but they're enjoying a modernday resurgence.
Jackie Collins is the real queen of the bonkbusters
As an author of bonkbusters
she portrayed the House of Commons as a Palace of Sexual Varieties.
Her fictional bonkbusters
can now be re-read with fresh eyes.
Limb got the idea for Bonkbusters
when her publisher asked for, "a big, thick book with lots of bonking in it", though she admits she has never actually got the hang of writing one herself.
A s literary genres go bonkbusters
don't have quite the same cachet as tragedy or romance but, no matter, the word has made it into the Oxford English Dictionary for the first time.
IF, as the list of the 100 best Books of the Century suggests, no one reads bonkbusters
any more, preferring to snuggle up with a bit of Proust, JRR Tolkein, and Umberto Eco, how the hell did Barbara Taylor Bradford, Jackie Collins and Jilly Cooper get to be multi- millionaires?
I write raunchy bonkbusters
under the name Ronni Cooper.
come and go and are being endlessly reinvented.