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Sleeping Beauties

AuthorMavis Cheek

NarratorPenelope Keith

Duration8h 5m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Novels

PublisherChivers

VersionUnabridged

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Tabitha's Beauty Parlour is a haven. The women who cross its portals enter a perfumed world where never a hard note is struck. To Tabitha, Beauty is a broad canvas from which she will draw out what she can. But when Chloe, Tabitha's trainee, sets out to prove that she can give her clients the makeover of a lifetime, the quest for feminine perfection achieves hilarious consequences...

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