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The candid real-life story of how a married woman's harmless online flirting develops into an addiction to virtual sex and, ultimately, ends with obsession.

At the curtain call of her thirties, Lucy Dent finds herself in a marriage where meaningful communication, sexual contact and friendship have all but disappeared. Craving comfort and attention, she turns to the internet to find companionship and finds fulfilment in online sexual liaisons.

Lucy details her sexual encounters with searing honesty - but this book is so much more than a 'sex memoir'. It explores marital disharmony, loneliness, addiction and the ramifications of making the choice not to have children. In an age in which lives are played out via social networks, this compelling book exposes how the supposed security of online interaction doesn't, in fact, stay safe for very long.

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A compelling memoir

Evening Standard

Extremely addictive

Financial Times

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  • Paperback

    9780552778824

    May 15, 2014

    Black Swan

    336 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781448127306

    March 28, 2013

    Transworld Digital

    336 pages

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