In this eye-opening true story, one woman recounts the double life she led working in two very different professions...one revered and the other reviled. Darlene spent over twenty years being thought of as a well-mannered teacher in a Southern California public school district, but her colleagues and students would have never imagined that for eighteen of those years she also worked as a professional dominatrix in a dungeon. “Playing Darlene” lets the reader take a peek into the mysterious lives of professionals in the sex industry and some of the jaw-dropping encounters she had with the thousands of clients whose fantasies she helped come true. With everything from roleplaying a shopaholic wife being spanked by her husband to wrapping up a muscular cross-dressing client in plastic and watching him wiggle, Darlene helped men realize their most secret desires...while she wasn’t grading school papers on her breaks. Darlene's true stories of balancing her two different personas are frequently shocking, at times hilarious, and occasionally touching, but at the heart of the story is a woman on a personal journey not only to reconcile with her past, but also to discover the full potential of her own sexuality. "It’s all entertainingly laid out in Playing Darlene: The True Double Life of a Public School Teacher and Professional Dominatrix, a 109-page book that will no doubt benefit from the current appetite for all things Fifty Shades of Grey-related. And in this case, all the more intriguing because it is gender-reversed and purportedly all true."- Richard Horgan, Media Bistro "Playing Darlene is a must read if you are going to write about the lifestyle. It will take you beyond the stereotypical scene and introduce you to characters and situations that you likely have never encountered before unless you have been there." - Erzabeth's Enchantments "This book is about more than just a school teacher living a double life, this is about one woman's journey to self-discovery and emotional healing."- Mommysreading.com
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Darlene was born in Hollywood, California, and grew up in Pasadena, a quiet suburb near Los Angeles. She received a BA in German from California State University, Los Angeles. For several years she worked in television and film. Credits include General Hospital, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and the female lead in the film Monstrosity in which she played a spaced-out punk rocker. She even photo-doubled for Christian Bale in Empire of the Sun and Corey Feldman in Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (when they were 14 and 12 respectively). For the past 20 years, she has been a public school teacher in Los Angeles County. She currently lives in the San Fernando Valley, where she can be found indulging in her favorite hobby, ballroom and country-western dancing. Her life story was featured on an episode of Discovery Fit and Health TV's "Shocking Family Secrets." Her next book is scheduled to be released in early 2013. You may also email her at email@example.com.
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Book Description Chances Press, LLC, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 114 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.26 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk0988230208
Book Description Chances Press, LLC, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0988230208
Book Description Chances Press, LLC, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110988230208