"I had been Jonathan's slave for about a year when he told me he wanted to sell me at an auction. I wasn't in any condition to respond when he told me this…" So begins Carrie's tale of uncompromising sexual adventure. Imagine the Story of O starring a Berkeley PhD in comparative lit (who moonlights as a bike messenger) with a penchant for irony, self-analysis, and anal sex. Set in San Francisco and the Napa valley, Carrie's Story takes the reader on a journey into a netherworld of slave auctions, training regimes, and human "ponies" preening for dressage competitions. Carrie's Story is S/M smut for people who know how to read. The author is herself obviously well-read. Because the story is told from the POV of a smart, hip, curious, awake young woman, Carrie's Story stimulates the intellect far more than you'd expect from porn.
Molly Weatherfield is the penname of Pam Rosenthal, author of Carrie's Story (Cleis, 2002) and the forthcoming romance novel The Bookseller's Daughter (Kensington, 2003). She has written for Salon.com and her writing appears in Susie Bright's Best American Erotica 2000. Pam is also married to Michael Rosenthal, owner of Modern Times Bookstore in San Francisco, CA.