"The same kind of skillful writing that brought respectability to the erotic works of Henry Miller, Anaís Nin, and D. H. Lawrence."--UPIThere is Lisa: They call her the Perfectionist. A stunning, mysterious, and fearless sexual adventurer, she is founder and supreme mistress of The Club--an expensive, exclusive island resort where forbidden fantasy meets willing flesh. There is Elliott: A thrill-seeking photographer who has risked his life in war zones around the world. Now he is committed to the ultimate plunge into personal risk--exploring his darkest sexual self.Join them on a journey to the limits of erotic pleasure and beyond. Surrender to the tantalizing wonders of the imagination behind the spellbinding sensuality of The Vampire Chronicles. Take leave of the world you know--and step into Eden. . . . "To read Anne Rice is to become giddy as if spinning through the mind of time."--San Francisco Chronicle"Anne Rice seems to be at home everywhere. . . .She makes us believe everything she sees."--The New York Times"No one writing today matches her deftness with the erotic."--Atlanta Journal & ConstitutionFrom the Trade Paperback edition.