In Bed With: Valentine's exclusive to The Independent

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In Bed With is a unique collection of sexy short stories written anonymously by an extraordinary variety of award-wining, well-known and best-selling women novelists, spanning a range of genres - from literary fiction to crime, from historical to contemporary.

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The authors have written under an x-rated pseudonym (a combination of the name of their first pet and the first street they lived on), allowing them to write erotic fiction – many for the first time – with complete secrecy. Anonymity has never been so sexy. The question is can you work out who is who? Who wrote what? The novelists are:

Adele Parks
Ali Smith
Bella Pollen
Chris Manby
Daisy Waugh
Emma Darwin
Esther Freud
Fay Weldon
Jane Moore
Joan Smith
Joanne Harris
Justine Picardie
Louise Doughty
Rachel Johnson
Sanata Montefiore
Stella Duffy

Edited by Jessica Adams, Maggie Alderson, Imogen Edwards-Jones and Kathy Lette

In Bed With is published by Sphere
RRP £7.99 or buy from for £7.50 (incl P&P)