The Madam of Maple Court Author:Joan Elizabeth Lloyd In the exclusive cul de sac known as Maple Court, luxurious mansions nestle among sweeping, landscaped gardens. But beyond the tree-lined driveways lies a secret, sensual world. In the first in a two-book series, Joan Elizabeth Lloyd escorts readers on a journey into the heart of desire, as one woman learns the joy of reinventing herself--and of... more » giving and receiving pure, delicious pleasure... When Pam DePalma's husband, Dom, dies, she's left with a huge mortgage on the house she adores, and a job that barely pays the bills. One of Dom's business associates offers an astonishing solution: hosting lavish parties that feature beautiful women willing to provide special services for out-of-town guests. Shocked at first, Pam gradually becomes intrigued and then amazed as her decadent parties unleash her own hidden passions... Now Pam is discovering a seductive world of illicit delights--from the wanton thrills of Manhattan's sizzling sex scene to exotic, erotic vacations all over the globe. And as she embraces her wild new side, Pam has an encounter with one man who will lead her to face a few hard truths about herself--and the new life she's chosen...« less
I've really enjoyed some of Lloyd's books, but this one wasn't one of them. The plot was boring, formulaic and very similar to one of her other books. The worst crime she commits with this book, though, is that the 'erotic' parts advertised in the description are sorely lacking. My advice is to skip this one.