The Marketplace, Book 1, Laura Antoniou.

If anyone out there questions my love for The Marketplace—both this first book and the series—they should read the dedication page in my novel (which you should do, anyway). Along with Pauline Réage, A.N. Roquelaure and Molly Weatherfield, Marketplace creator Laura Antoniou is right there, in gratitude. The world described in her books is the kind of thing I fantasized about long before I’d read a word of erotica, and is also, to a certain extent, the kind of thing I want to write. For those of you not in the know, Ms. Antoniou writes a type of erotica that…