"I wasn't too keen on baring my innermost fantasies. They weren't exactly clean and sweet and, besides, I didn't know if I wanted them fulfilled. Ilya wanted me to confess all so he could make my bad dreams come true. If I'd realised how well-suited he was to do that - to drag my dangerous dirty fantasy down into his dangerous dirty reality - I might have kept my mouth shut. But I didn't. I told him everything."
When Beth Bradshaw - the manager of a fashionable bar in the seaside town of Brighton - starts flirting with the handsome Ilya, she becomes a player in a game based purely on sexual brinkmanship. The boundaries between fantasy and reality start to blur as their relationship takes on an increasingly reckless element.
When Ilya's murky past catches up with him, he's determined to involve Beth. Unwilling to extricate herself from their addictive games, she finds herself being drawn deeper into the seedy underbelly of Brighton, where things, including Ilya, are far more dangerous than she bargained for.
©2007 Kristina Lloyd; (P)2007 Virgin Books Ltd