When university lecturer Hazel Jones takes the most popular of her female environmental-science students as a lodger she is expecting a procession of attractive men to follow. What she doesn't expect is Tiggy's diary to be left out every day. Knowing what her lodger gets up to, she is unable to resist reading it. It's not quite what she expects, and the revelations quickly lead her down a path she never expected to take.
"Witty, sexy satire"
Beautiful but shy Laura works for a powerful company, where it seems that every man harbours hidden desires for her. If only, she thinks with shame, they could guess at her own torrid fantasies about them. But her subtle provocations are not going unnoticed, or unappreciated. In fact, they are taking her into dangerous territory with several men. But the real object of her desire is 'The Devil' - a masterful and arrogant figure who both terrifies and thrills her with his demands.
There is a hint of the wicked about Julian d’Alveda, a darkness that fascinates pretty student Chloe Anthony. Keen to learn more about his scandalous activities, she joins him at Candle Street Hall in Norfolk, a house with a reputation darker still. Once there, she quickly finds herself drawn in like a moth to a flame, first as his lover, and then rather more as the full scope of his strange obsessions and desires becomes clear.
Small, pretty, pleasant, and a bit of a geek, Paige is the perfect employee for Araminta Henderson, the feisty owner of the Lifelong Dating Agency. She’s certainly not the sort of person to stand up to her domineering boss and even less likely to go out on dates with sexually demanding strangers. One day, however, she finds herself in a position where she has very little choice but to acquiesce in the intimate and often peculiar requests of the Lifelong Dating Agency’s clients.
"A Belle well tolled"