After getting made redundant, watching his pension fund implode, and finding his wife has left him all in 24 hours, 48-year-old, accountant Peter Stevens is broke, and depressed.
After drowning his sorrows for two weeks with thoughts of suicide, he takes his friend’s offer of a change of scenery and goes to stay at his apartment in Monaco. There he meets a beautiful blonde on an elevator who gets him a job with her escort service.
Never very good at sex, according to his wife, things do not start out well as he careens through a series of disastrous dates. His efforts at online dating looking for a normal relationship are equally doomed to failure. But, with practice and sex lessons, he begins to get better at his craft and starts to turn his life around. The short, punchy chapters are an easy and humorous read as our hero tries to piece back his finances, love life, and self-esteem.