Author: Sidney Sheldon

Pages: 499

Genre: Thriller

My Rating: 4 out of 5

About: Rich and powerful Kate Blackwell knows what she wants and knows how to get it. Nothing has ever stopped her from keeping her dream alive. Carrying a dark past and uncompromising future, Kate Blackwell is master of the game each time.


One of the most cherished novels from Sidney Sheldon, Master Of The Game is an absolute classic showcasing generations of a family and the pivot that holds the legacy together.

Kate Blackwell, the main character, is stubborn, powerful and manipulative. A destroyer of dreams for her own good. Yet, you cannot hate her for long. I had the love and hate kind of relationship with her throughout the read.

Other characters, and trust me there are many, held individual importance, creating a perfect web to this story. How Kate dealt and played with different minds is a delight to read. It creates intrigue. It makes you want to know what will Kate do now?

The story of Jamie (Kate’s father) though seemed a bit unnecessary to me. It had a major role to play in Kate’s personality, I agree, but still the author could have cut down on details to make the novel a bit short.

This novel will be liked by readers who enjoy classics and thrillers that keep you turning the pages until its over. I give this one 4 out of 5 stars.

Until next time –


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