From the author of the bestsellers The Bride Stripped Bare and With My Body, a new twist on a classic tale of passion.
Set in Notting Hill, this modern day version of ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’, sees a banker’s wife awaken to the erotic possibilities of her life.
Connie Carven is devoted to her husband, who is left paralysed from the waist down following an accident. But this is no less than he demands – in fact, he insists on Connie’s utter subservience to his every desire. But unable to physically satisfy his wife, Clifford is eager to explore new, strange and troubling avenues of passion. Connie, ever the dutiful wife, follows wherever he leads.
And yet Connie is bursting with unfulfilled desire. Unfulfilled, that is, until the communal gardener enters, and their affair accelerates to its tense, shuddering conclusion.
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Praise for The Bride Stripped Bare:
'Starkly explicit…richly descriptive with a fast-paced narrative' Sunday Telegraph
'Nikki Gemmel's prose has a wonderful sensuousness…witty…a subtle portrait of a modern and rather alienating marriage' Lisa Appignanesi, Independent Magazine
'Must read…A tale of sexual awakening for the dark horse in all of us' Tatler
‘The sex is well-written…Gemmell is refreshingly straightforward about the act' Melanie McGrath, Evening Standard
'Easy to read, hard to put down. Keep an extinguisher handy' Closer
'A bored housewife embarks on a life of sexual pleasure…The sex is rude and raunchy and "exactly where you want it"' ElleAbout the Author:
Nikki Gemmell is the author of the erotic classic The Bride Stripped Bare, the original publication of which sparked tremendous media interest. Both The Bride Stripped Bare and its follow-up With My Body went on to become huge bestsellers. Nikki Gemmell has written seven novels and, having lived in London for many years, now lives in Australia with her family.
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