Legendary Novelist Jackie Collins Dead at 77

9/19/2015 2:55 PM PDT

Legendary Novelist Jackie Collins -- Dead at 77

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Best selling novelist Jackie Collins passed away Saturday, she was 77-years-old.

Collins has sold more than 500 million novels globally and all 32 of her books appeared on The New York Times bestsellers list. 

Collins' family posted a statement on their Facebook saying, "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 was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer six-and-a-half years ago.