MONICA MAYHEM is originally from Brisbane, Queensland, and moved when she was 16 to Sydney, where she began a career in financial markets. She quit finance to become an exotic dancer at the Spearmint Rhino club, transitioning to hardcore porn after moving to Los Angeles in December 2000. She has since won many adult-industry awards, including the XRCO Starlet of the Year 2001, FOXE Vixen of the Year 2002 and KSEX Hottest Radio Babe 2006. She has also been inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Erotic Museum in Las Vegas. Over-18s can visit her website at www.monicamayhem.com. GERRIE LIM was educated in Western Australia and Southern California, and met Monica Mayhem in 2001 when he interviewed her for AVN Online, the American adult-internet trade journal. At the time, he was based in Los Angeles as the 'Cinema Blue' columnist for PENTHOUSE VARIATIONS magazine. He is the author of five previous books, most notably IN LUST WE TRUST: ADVENTURES IN ADULT CINEMA and IDOL TO ICON: THE CREATION OF CELEBRITY BRANDS.