When a Fantasy Became an Obsession
The confessional memoir of a TV journalist who sets out to explore her guilty fantasy of dating a rich older man
Frustrated with her stalled career as a broadcast journalist and uninspired by dating naive and needy guys her own age, Helen Croydon joins a website to seek an older man. She expects it to be just a few fun dates in some fancy bars but finds herself propelled into a world of Prada shopping trips, fine dining, first-class travel and fascinating, powerful men.
Helen's soul-searching dating adventures take her to New York, Malaysia, highbrow sex parties, top ski resorts and London's finest hotels. When one of her dates alludes to a monthly allowance, she is shocked, but how long will her resistance to the idea last?
Sugar Daddy Diaries is a confessional true story that questions modern ideals about relationships, examines the attraction of power and asks if money can ever be the currency of love.
“A fascinating insight into Helen's world of highbrow sex parties, international globetrotting and high-powered, successful men (Book of the Week)”
“[Helen's] juicy adventures will keep you hooked!”
“Searingly honest . . . a fast-paced trip into a world most of us will never get to access”
News of the World
“An enlightening, exceptionally well-written confessional that makes us question our preconceptions about relationships”
Manchester Evening Standard