Brilliant American psychology student Madison Faber is in police custody - a potential murder suspect. Two hours ago, she found her roommate lying in a pool of blood. Special Agent Ingrid Skyberg is assigned to investigate the case on behalf of the US embassy. Tasked with supporting a terrified Madison Faber and uncovering the truth behind her friend's death, Ingrid discovers a sinister extremist group operating out of Faber's London college.
This is a richly detailed portrait of a woman who has lived an incredible life, one that far transcends her best known role as courtesan to the chief Rolling Stone. From aristocratic lineage to convent school, stardom to attempted suicide, junkie to punk, Marianne has seen her life flash by in banner headlines. Researched through over 50 interviews with her family, former lovers and friends, this reveals the truth behind the headlines, the person behind the profile.