Vincent Sandoval/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Best-selling novelist Jackie Collins has died.
According to a statement from Collins’ family, the beloved English writer died on Saturday at the age of 77 after a battle with breast cancer.
“She lived a wonderfully full life and was adored by her family, friends and the millions of readers who she has been entertaining for over four decades,” said the statement. “She was a true inspiration, a trail blazer for women in fiction and a creative force. She will live on through her characters but we already miss her beyond words.”
The novelist was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer six and half years ago.
All 32 of her novels appeared on The New York Times bestsellers list, including one of her most famous works, Hollywood Wives.
Actress Joan Collins is her older sister.
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