JACKIE Collins was known as the Queen of the bonkbuster for her highly successful romance novels.
The author – who wrote 32 books – sadly past away aged 77, leaving her followers in mourning.
When did Jackie Collins die and what was her cause of death?
On September 19, 2015, two weeks before her 78th birthday, Jackie died of breast cancer.
The writer had been diagnosed with stage-4 breast cancer more than six years before her death but kept her illness under wraps.
“It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the death of our beautiful, dynamic and one-of-a-kind mother, Jackie Collins, who died of breast cancer today,” Jackie’s family said in a statement to People at the time.
The statement continued: “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.