I'm giving this book 3 stars because I managed to read it through to the end. It is a good yarn about a beautiful young Australian who, largely through her beauty, was able to charm and became part of the rich and famous in London but to my mind, it lacked substance. The author has taken pains to ensure the reader that Sheila is unaware of her beauty and its affect on people. The one redeeming feature in Sheila's life is her adventurous spirit that took her through two world wars and a couple of wealthy husbands. The worst thing about the book is the endless lists of the names of all the influential people with whom she became associated from the Princes Edward and Albert and the likes of Rudolph Valentino. If you like looking into the lives of these people, then this is the book for you.