Harris McGuire and Dalton Gardener are both assassins utilized by the mafia. Dalton is one of the highest professionals on the totem pole, known for his precision and planning, who works for the top crime family in the area. Harris, on the other hand, is a brutal yet efficient freelancer who various mafia outfits have been known to contract. The two assassins’ paths cross on occasion and they enjoy a friendly rivalry, with Dalton teasing Harris for not ‘settling down’ to work with a single mafia family and Harris thinking that Dalton is the more stuck up and limited of the two due to the mafia’s rules which he must follow to a T.
But one day, unbeknownst to each other, they both receive peculiar assignments – to kill the other assassin. Dalton’s comes from his mafia boss, whereas Harris’ is from a strange anonymous (but wealthy) client. The two men chase each other around the city attempting to complete their jobs, each using his own skill set to the best of his ability.
But when Harris corners Dalton in his home, it’s not fighting that he has on his mind…
Meet Tim Stanton, England’s most unorthodox Psychosexual Therapist. He likes to work with couples when the bedroom fizzle has gone. He takes pride in restoring balance, passion, harmony and sensuality to relationships, but he does like to enjoy himself along the way.
Until five years ago, he simply sold insurance. But when young couple Tony and Joanna ask him cautiously for advice on a very personal matter, he persuades them he can help with a practical, hands-on approach. And on the back of his success – described here in detail – he decides he can launch a business. This is the story of how Tim Stanton first launched a highly lucrative second career, and how he developed ‘THE CONTRACT’ which underpins his work to this every day.
Extract: “When I gave her the first nod she discarded her shoes instantly. I sneaked a glance at Tony, who was open mouthed and static, but I wanted to focus on Joanna. If my plan was to succeed, I needed her to arouse herself; take herself to another level. In any case, by this time I was firmly of the opinion that she wanted to be centre of my attention.”