On the surface, Saxonhurst is like every other sleepy English village in the Vale of Parham. But what explanations are there for its unfailingly bountiful harvests, its amazingly successful cricket team, its bizarre and bacchanalian May Day rituals? New vicar Adam Flint is bent on finding out why Saxonhurst has the nickname 'most godless village in England'. With the help and hindrance of village siren Evie and the strange and remote Lady of the Manor, Julia, he uncovers closets full of skeletons. And not just skeletons - flesh and blood bodies rich in temptations as well... Will the secrets of Saxonhurst be Adam's ruin?
Justine Elyot is the author of the Black Lace title On Demand as well as a growing body of short fiction published by Black Lace, Xcite and Cleis Press. She likes to explore the dark side of desire in her writing. She lives by the sea.