By Deborah Valentine
'A contact of Margaret Millar . . . worthy staring at' Sunday Telegraph
San Francisco artist Roxanne Gautier's startling work of male prostitutes has despatched surprise waves through the paintings global - and in her own existence. whilst Taylor Adams, her favorite version, commits suicide - or so apparently - her husband is nervous she might be attached with the dying and asks ex-policeman Kevin Bryce to investigate.
Taylor's fellow prostitutes, together with the gorgeous and unsafe Angel, and the disclosing pages of Roxanne's diary take Bryce right into a psychosexual nightmare international of corruption, blackmail and ethical decay.
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