Secret Sex Lives

Secret Sex Lives

A Year on the Fringes of American Sexuality

By Suzy Spencer

Berkley Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780425219362, 345pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2012

"New York Times "bestselling author Suzy Spencer posted a simple online request: Need to talk about sex
Suzy Spencer set out to investigate sex in America to go beyond the talk and find out what people are really doing in their private (or not so private) lives. What she discovered online, at sex clubs, and elsewhere was truly eye-opening.
She started talking to men and women from across America of all ages and sexual orientations who make no apology for how they fire their imaginations and satisfy their desires. Soon she found herself invited to be a voyeur listening in on phone sex, reading e-mails describing sexual encounters in graphic detail, and attending BDSM mixers and workshops. It was all astonishing and enticing. At every turn she felt herself pulled deeper into people's secret lives and began questioning her own choices about relationships and sex. "Secret Sex Lives "is an intimate account of a journalist who is seduced by her subject; a woman who sets out to look behind closed doors but ends up on a personal, revealing journey to find herself

About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Suzy Spencer wrote the controversial true crime book "Wasted," a 1999 Violet Crown Book Award finalist, as well as" Wages of Sin," Spencer is the recipient of two Chilton Editorial Awards and a three-time semi-finalist in the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Awards. She holds a Masters of Professional Writing and a Masters of Business Administration, both from the University of Southern California. She lives in Texas.