One of the most famous and astonishing personalities of the 1930s was Sidney Sheldon.
Sidney Sheldon was born in Chicago, Illinois, on 11th February 1917. He was born with the name Sidney Schechtel.
He was an American writer, playwright, director, producer, and a novelist.
For further studies, he attended Northwestern University, where he contributed to the various drama groups by writing short plays.
His personal life was kind of miserable. But his professional life was highly exciting. Some of the events which describes his professional life are :
Now, let’s see the Top 10 Sidney Sheldon Best Books and learn something about them.
Our Top Picks
Best Sidney Sheldon Books (2022)
1. Master of The Game
“Master Of The Game” is a thriller novel which was published in 1982. It is the 4th best- selling novel of Sidney Sheldon.
This book is also loved by various readers because this book follows the life of Kate Blackwell,
who on her 90th birthday recalls her life and legacy which she had experienced before.
This is her incredible story, full of vengeance, heartbreak and triumph.
2. If Tomorrow Comes
“If Tomorrow Comes” is basically a crime fiction novel which was published in 1985. It has an interesting plot.
It is a beautiful idealistic novel which describes Tracy Whitney, who is framed into a 15-year sentence.
But with her being a smart and witty girl, she fights back to destroy the untouchable crime members who have put her in a dreadful situation.
3. Tell Me Your Dreams
“Tell Me Your Dreams” is a thriller novel which was published in 1998.
Tell Me Your Dreams depicts the story of three people i.e. Ashley Patterson, her co-worker, and the beefcake artist Alette Peters.
These three people knew nothing about each other until,
And unless they are linked with a murder investigation which leads to a one of the most bizarre trials of the century.
4. Nothing Lasts Forever
“Nothing Lasts Forever” is a crime medical novel which was published in 1994.
This novel is my personal favourite because in this there are 3 female doctors,
Who are trying to be the best version of themselves by facing challenges in their lives.
This book has a series of deadly events which will provoke you to read more and more and more.
“Bloodline” is a thriller novel which was published in 1977.
This book is basically describing the journey of Elizabeth from being the shy girl to becoming the real boss girl.
This novel is also my favourite because I somewhat relate to it. A saga of greed, betrayal, sabotage, danger etc. is seen.
6. Windmills of The Gods
This is a racy thriller which follows the life of a young professor of Eastern European Studies,
And a mother of two children, who is appointed as the U.S. Ambassador.
7. The Other Side of Midnight
The Other Side Of Midnight features two characters named Noelle Page and Catherine Alexander,
Both coming from two different social backgrounds, and end up marrying the same guy.
Jealousy, Conflict, and Vengeance are the most essential part of the story.
8. The Sands of Time
This novel is pictured in Spain. By reading it we explore the lives of four women
Who leave their shelter for a convent on their way into a world of uncertainty.
This novel explores the feeling of finding love, passion, truth, and redemption.
9. Memories of Midnight
It is a sequel to “The Other Side Of Midnight”.
The story centres around Catherine Douglas, who is tragedy-stricken and driven with amnesia,
Who desperately tries to return to the reality of life. With an aim to challenge her husband’s murderer.
10. The Naked Face
This is the very first novel written by Sidney Sheldon. This is the story of a Psychoanalyst Judd Stevens,
Who must read into the mind of the murderer or else he will get himself arrested for the murder.
This deals with a do or die situation for the analyst. Winner of a number of awards.
This racy thriller tells the doctor’s story who finds the murder of his two associates killed.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1. Are there any movies based on Sidney Sheldon novels ?
Yes, there are movies based on Sidney Sheldon novels. Some of them are made by Sidney Sheldon himself as he was director and producer in Hollywood for sometime.
Some of the names are Easter Parade, The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer, The Barkleys of Broadway, Annie Get Your Gun, Buster and Billie, Fly-By-Night, You’re Never Too Young, No Questions Asked etc.
Q2. What was Sidney Sheldon’s last book ?
The last book of Sidney Sheldon is a little bit confusing. As per publishing dates, there are two books which can be considered as his last books
And they are “Are you afraid of the dark ? (2004)” and his autobiography “The other side of me (2005) ”.
Q3. Which Sidney Sheldon book should I read first ?
The book which I recommend you read first will be “ Nothing Lasts Forever ” because it teaches you how to be the best version of yourself and how to deal with life situations.
Q4. Authors like Sidney Sheldon ?
Mary Higgins Clark, Iris Johansen, Tilly Bagshawe, Dan Brown, Agatha Christie,etc are some of the authors who are somewhat like Sidney Sheldon.
Here are The Best Sidney Sheldon Books: