Saffron Russell is accompanying her teenage daughter home from school when they are attacked by two men intent on rape. To emma's great surprise and to the dismay of their attackers, her mother produces a handgun and shoots both men. After comforting the girl, Saffron makes a call to her employers - at an army base in England which is home to one of the state's security services. Saffron is charged with murder and as the legal process continues, so the story of her secret life, kept hidden from her daughter for so long, is revealed.
Romantic fiction, lesbian or otherwise, seldom features a leading character who is asexual. This fully restored story does. (96.000 words)
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