JILLIAN LAUREN is a writer and performer who grew up in suburban New Jersey. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, musician Scott Shriner, and their son.
Jillian Lauren wanted to put a serial killer at the centre of a crime novel. In the end she put one at the centre of her life.
A jaw-dropping story of how a girl from the suburbs ends up in a prince's harem and emerges from the secret Xanadu both richer and wiser.