laura lippmanHeloise: single mum, runs her own business, avoids attention, keeps her private life to herself.

But Heloise’s life is also a precarious one – because her business is one that takes place in discreet hotel rooms and, for the right money, she could be the woman of your dreams. Now her carefully constructed world is under threat – her once-oblivious accountant is asking loaded questions; her long-time protector is hinting at new, mysterious dangers; and, in the next country over, another so-called suburban madam has been found dead in her car.

With nothing quite as it seems, Heloise faces a midlife crisis which threatens the safety of both her and her son.