Pictures that inspired an erotic character

Much of my writing is inspired by images. Especially when I am letting my fantasies run riot about the characters I create.

I went searching for my passionate, experienced prostitute, Ana, who dominates the men who arrive at her backstreet brothel in Portugal in ‘The Naked Spy’…

Gina Lollobrigida

Gina Lollobrigida

She became a mix of classic actresses and beautiful models…

Kelly Brook checks herself out in the mirror

Kelly Brook checks herself out in the mirror

…and I wondered about her clothes, her body movements…

Burlesque dancer

Burlesque dancer

…her underclothes…

1940s corset

1940s corset

Her ways of continually renewing her attractiveness to an endless stream of men…

Ana: gorgeous, intelligent and strong

Ana: gorgeous, intelligent and strong

And, all the while, she is spying on the German agents who thrive in the steamy city of Lisbon…

Going undercover

Going undercover

…and feeding all the information back to her British spy master.

Dressing for work

Dressing for work

Ana stars in ‘The Naked Spy’:

The Naked Spy

The Naked Spy